$500,000 LottoMax ticket in Prescott-Russell

Someone in the Prescott-Russell region has a lottery ticket worth half a million dollars.

The Friday night LottoMax prize of $70 million in the January 3 draw is still unclaimed but there were lots of smaller prizes for winners holding tickets for the Maxmillions extra draw.

One of those January 3 draw tickets is worth $500,000 and someone in the Prescott-Russell has it. No details are available yet from the Ontario Lottery and Games Commission (OLG) on where the ticket was bought or who the winner is. Residents who bought their LottoMax tickets for last Friday should check them out at the nearest lottery ticket retailer and then contact the OLG.

The $70 million LottoMax grand prize remains available for the Tuesday, January 7 draw.

Scène policière

Il n’y a pas à dire : la vitesse a la cote en campagne. Les policiers de la Sûreté du Québec (SQ), et d’ailleurs, en ont plein les bras ce printemps avec des pilotes au pied lourd pris en flagrant délit de grand excès de vitesse.

The three chambers of commerce for the Prescott-Russell region launched a new virtual conference project to help keep their members informed of important business news items during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The regional health office says people can drive up for their takeout coffee order but then they should drive away with it, instead of standing around in the parking lot with other people, drinking coffee and chatting.

Across the Prescott-Russell region, flags fly at half-mast as local municipalities, school districts, and others express sympathy and support for the residents of several Nova Scotia communities in the wake of a weekend murder spree which claimed the lives of 22 people.