Photo Richard Mahoney
One big $10,000 fish story
About 1,400 anglers braved bitter conditions Saturday to try their luck at the 10 th
annual Alexandria fishing derby which offered prizes totalling $40,000. About 375
fish between weighing between two and three pounds. The Early Bird Draw
offering $2,000 was won by Sandy Young, of Vankleek Hill. A draw on a canoe
The second-place prize of an ATV went toMichel Lefebvre, of Rockland, for a fish
raised $900 for St. Jude Catholic School of VankleekHill.
Styrofoam, hay wraps may be added to recycling list
are companies that would be prepared to
viable market. While the addition of the
blue boxes in Hawkesbury, Champlain and
accept the material, adding that the
material would require an amendment to the
East Hawkesbury has increased by about
plastics market is very profitable. Since
Hawkesbury centre’s provincial certificate
three per cent over the last year, Robert
these products would not be part of the
of approval, the non-profit organization
Lefebvre informed the committee.
Styrofoam and hay and silage wraps
blue box program, depots or “drop-off
plans on pursing the opportunity.
In 2011, residents put in 1,442 tonnes,
may soon be added to the list of products
centres” would have to be established.
It was the general consensus of the
compared to 1,399 tonnes in 2010.
that can be recycled through the regional
Lefebvre and Joly continue to explore
committee that should the acceptance of
The volume of waste electrical and
ways to promote participation in the blue
styrofoam become available for the blue box
Styrofoammay be collected along with
electronic waste diverted by Recycle Action
program, a special advertising campaign
other recyclables later this year, the
in 2011 was 157 tonnes.
The volume of materials dropped in
would be carried out.
Hawkesbury and area recycling
Hay, silage wrap
committee was recently told, while drop-
Recycling coordinator Robert Lefebvre
off points may be set up for the collection
noted he had provided Joly with information
Traffic stops lead
of crop coverings.
on the National Asset Recovery Specialist
Recycle Action, which sorts recyclable
Ltd. pilot programs to recycle agricultural
materials for Hawkesbury, Champlain,
hay bale and silage wraps.
to drug seizures
East Hawkesbury Mayor Robert Kirby
may also start handling used hay and
mentioned that this was becoming an
silage wraps, Recycle Action manager
increasingly important matter for the
Jocelyne Joly told the committee.
Pascal, with possession of marijuana –
under 30 grams.
Contamination has been a concern, Joly
Joly related that recycling styrofoam is
Drugs and weapons
observed. However, she allowed that there
becoming an important and financially
Also February 18, shortly before 1 a.m.,
Traffic stops have led to drug seizures
Constables Luc Denommée and Steve Roy
and a multitude of various charges,
stopped on Main Street, Hawkesbury
reports the Hawkesbury Ontario
a white 1995 Lexus ES300 for having an
Provincial Police detachment.
improper left turn signal. A search of the
February 18, Constables Jonathan
vehicle resulted in the seizure of a quantity
Bouchard and Jean-François Leclerc were
of marijuana and two expandable batons
on patrol in Hawkesbury, following a
which are unauthorized weapons. Jason
black 2005 Hyundai Tiburon on Main
Beaudin, 19, of Landriault Street, Grenville,
Street East when the driver spun the
was charged with possession of marijuana
ESCR HAWKESBURY 572, Kitchener St. Hawkesbury
vehicle’s tires, making the car swerve.
under 30 grams, possession of cannabis
When the vehicle was intercepted, officers
resin and having knowledge of the
found 16 Oxycontin pills and about
unauthorized possession of a weapon. Ugo
$12,200 in cash.
Charlebois, 25, of Bank Street, Brownsburg-
March 3rd : 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. March 7th: 5 :00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. March 22nd: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. March 24th: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Steve Lafrance, 30, of rue des Érables,
Chatham, Qc, Brandon Deschamps, 18, of
Lachute, was charged with possession of
Burroughs Street, Lachute, and Carl
Oxycontin, operating a vehicle while
Lapensée, 22, of Régent Street,
impaired by drugs, obstructing a peace
Hawkesbury, were charged with
officer, racing, driving without a valid
possession of marijuana under 30 grams.
The accused were all released and are
Roxanne Lalonde-Lajeunesse, 24, of
scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court
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Wellesley Street, Hawkesbury, was
charged with possession of Oxycontin,
assaulting and obstructing a police officer.
Both accused were released and are
Plantagenet, Constable Luc Côté observed
scheduled to appear in court March 14 in
a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze travelling 148
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kilometres per hour in a posted 80 km/h
zone. Pieryve Quesnel, 22, of County Road
February 18, at 4:50 p.m., Constable
9 of The Nation, was charged with racing.
JohnLéger intercepted a black 2006Dodge
The vehicle was impounded and his
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Magnum on McGill Street, Hawkesbury
driver’s licence was suspended for seven
for failing to have a front plate on the
vehicle. The driver, Pierre Perron, 35, of
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Paul Anka Drive in Ottawa, was charged
In the week of February 13 to 20, the
with possession of “speed” and driving a
Hawkesbury OPP detachment responded
vehicle without a licence plate.
to 263 occurrences. Officers investigated
eight assaults, three break-ins and seven
While conducting a RIDE initiative in
thefts; 17 RIDE initiatives were conducted.
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Wendover, Constable Jean-François
There was one impaired driving-related
charge. Out of these occurrences, 49 were
Francis Henri, 20, of Rollin Road, St-
concluded with charges.
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