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questioning why the city has yet to install several floating docks along the shore of the QVCMJDQBSLPO&EXBSET4USFFUJO3PDLMBOE garnered hundreds of likes and comments before it was taken down. The post and its comment noted that with the boating season fleeting, boaters of Clarence-Rockland are dissatisfied with the time it is taking to get the three longer docks for use by anglers and human-powered watercraft on the water. People looking to fish or kayak are using the two main docks next to the boat ramps, making it difficult and at times unsafe for others to launch their motorboats. 5IFEPDLTBU%V.PVMJO1BSLBSFBWBJMBCMF for use free of charge and people come from across the region and Ottawa to get their boatsout on the Ottawa River, making the limited space crowded, in particular without the other docks in place.

Clarence-Rockland boaters are expres- sing their disappointment online regar- ding the city’s delayed installation of docks at Parc Du Moulin. A post on a community Facebook group


Un jeune pêcheur se tient au bout des quais de la rampe de mise à l’eau du parc Du Moulin. Il est demandé aux pêcheurs de ne pas utiliser la rampe, mais les quais flottants pour la pêche et d’autres usages récréatifs n’ont pas encore été installés. Photo Joseph Coppolino

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windstorm clean-up and preparations for the SFDFOU$BOBEB%BZGFTUJWJUJFT5IFDJUZBMTP states that water levels have been too high this season to install the docks anyways. Officials noted the docks should be installed by the end of the week of July 11.

Russell OPP charged five drivers with impaired driving within a single week. The Russell Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged five drivers with impaired driving between June 27 and July 3. The charges, which came about during over 530 calls for service in that one week alone, are as follows. Samuel Larocque, 18, from Hawkesbury was stopped on County Road 17 in Cla- rence-Rockland for stunt driving. A routine breathalyser test revealed he had a blood alcohol concentration of over 80, leading to his detainment. He was charged with stunt driving and driving while intoxicated. Christopher Lenteigne, 49, from Rus- TFMMXBTTUPQQFEPO/PUSF%BNF4USFFU JO&NCSVOTIPSUMZCFGPSFQNGPSB traffic-related offence. A breathalyser test result of over 80, resulted in his arrest. He was charged with driving while intoxicated. Francis Martel, 29, from St-Albert was

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stopped on St-Albert Road in Casselman TIPSUMZCFGPSF p.m. after OPP officers received a traffic complaint. A breathalyser test of over 80, resulted in a charge of driving while intoxicated. Patrick Pate- naude, 43, from Limoges was stop- ped on Route 300 in Russell Township

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TIPSUMZCFGPSFQN"CSFBUIBMZTFS test resulted in a reading of over 80. He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Robert Levesque, 64, from Clarence- Creek was stopped on County Road 17 in Clarence-Rockland for a traffic-related offence. A breathalyser result of over 80 prompted further investigation. Police found other illicit substances, an invalid driver’s licence, and a broken taillight. Levesque was charged with possession of more than 30 grams of dried cannabis in public, driving while intoxicated, driving with a broken tail- light, and driving without a licence. All of the above individuals received a 90-day driver’s licence suspensions and had their vehicles impounded for seven days. They’re scheduled to appear in court in L’Orignal at a later date.

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