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Over 100 Driving Charges Handed Out During Road Safety Week In Brant County

The County of Brant and the OPP's Highway Safety Division conducted traffic stops at several locations from May 11 -18th, issuing over 100 driving charges including speeding and stunt driving.

COVID-19 Testing Opens Across Ontario

The provincial government released its next phase of testing strategy on Friday, expanding testing across more locations throughout the province for the general public, frontline workers and others.

United Way Oxford's Virtual Day Of Caring To Happen This Thursday

United Way Oxford's Day Of Caring will be held virtually for the first time, encouraging you to show simple acts of kindness in your community in several fun and unique ways.

The Province Provides Electricity Rate Relief Amid COVID-19

The Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, Greg Rickford says the provincial government is introducing a COVID-19 Recovery Rate, which is a fixed electricity price at 12.8 cents per kWh that'll be in place from June 1st - October 31st, 2020.

No New Cases Of COVID-19 Reported In The Southwestern Public Health Region

Southwestern Public Health is reporting no new cases today. Currently, Oxford County has eight cases overall and Elgin and St.Thomas has only one case.

323 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Ontario

Today's numbers see the cases climb to 27,533 in the province, with 17 new deaths being reported. The death toll has now increased to 2,247 and there are 21,353 resolved cases as well.

Face Masks Required At Hospitals In Ingersoll And Tillsonburg

In a press release yesterday, both hospitals say they have moved all patients and essential visitors to wear a face mask while inside of the buildings.

Splash Pad Committee Launches The Zorra Splash Pad Challenge

Community members are being encouraged to post a video of themselves on Facebook splashing their family member by surprise, and donate funds online, which will help raise money for the new splash pad in Embro.

No New Cases of COVID-19 Today in Southwestern Public Health Region

To date, the Health Unit has tested 4,565 people for COVID-19. Southwestern Public Health is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 today.

Fire at Klassx Performance in Woodstock

The quick action of a passerby and of the firefighters prevented the large garage component of the business from suffering fire damage.

Police Recover Stolen Vehicle

A reminder to never leave your vehicle unlocked with the keys inside, as it is an invitation for an opportunity theft to occur.