In Focus – Wednesday October 22, 2014 – Ron Higgins

October 22, 2014 by

A special afternoon edition of In-Focus, host Brian Perkin in conversation with North Lanark Mayoral Candidate Ron Higgins.

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Municipal Election 2014: Dobson praises Montague’s volunteer spirit, has issues to tackle if elected to second term

October 22, 2014 by
Municipal Election 2014: Dobson praises Montague’s volunteer spirit, has issues to tackle if elected to second term

Current Reeve and Candidate for re-election in Montague Township, Bill Dobson says he loves being an active part of the community, and tells Lake 88 he knows the townships reputation shows that others feel the same. He says that’s one of the central reasons that he’s seeking re-election.

"People ask ...

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Guard rails along Riverside Dr. to be installed by end of November

October 22, 2014 by
Guard rails along Riverside Dr. to be installed by end of November

Perth Town Council has approved the purchase and installation of guide rails on Riverside Drive.

The road runs off Hwy. 43 and leads to Tay River Reflections Medical Spa and the medical practice of Dr. Manuela Joannou.

It runs along the Tay River beginning in Perth and ends in Drummond ...

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Perth get set for challenging budget season

October 22, 2014 by
Perth get set for challenging budget season

Perth town staff have their work cut out for them in preparing the 2015 budget.

Councillor Ed McPherson is the town’s corporate services chair. He says staff have been told to keep increases down to zero percent on the operations side, without cutting services.

McPherson told fellow Councillors last night ...

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OPP warn of lottery phone scam

October 22, 2014 by
OPP warn of lottery phone scam

There's a lottery scam making the rounds that the OPP want you to be aware of.

A Madoc resident recently reported receiving a phone call from a male who said he was with "Canadian Cash Awards” claiming the homeowner won millions of dollars and a new car.

In order to ...

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Smiths Falls welcome dinner for new residents goes tomorrow

October 22, 2014 by
Smiths Falls welcome dinner for new residents goes tomorrow

The Salvation Army in Smiths Falls is holding a welcome dinner tomorrow for new residents to the town.

It takes place at the Salvation Army’s location on Brockville Street, and is being put on in partnership with the Smiths Falls Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) and Welcome Wagon.

Legion Branch President ...

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Canada-wide warrant issued for man known to frequent Belleville, Trenton areas

October 22, 2014 by
Canada-wide warrant issued for man known to frequent Belleville, Trenton areas

The OPP's Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad is asking us to keep our eyes open for a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of a Breach of Parole.

Shane O’Sullivan is described as a white male, 35 years of age, 5’11” (180 cm’s), 207 lbs ...

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In Focus – Tues October 21, 2014 – Municipal Election: Bill Dobson

October 21, 2014 by

Our local Municipal Election Coverage continues with Current Montague Reeve and Candidate for re-election Bill Dobson.

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Just in case: Perth and Smiths Falls DH is prepared to deal with Ebola

October 21, 2014 by
Just in case: Perth and Smiths Falls DH is prepared to deal with Ebola

The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital is ready, should they have to deal with a case of Ebola.

The hospital says it has been diligently preparing for a situation where they may have to care for a case - Dr. Peter Roney, Chief of the Medical Staff says staff, ...

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Lanark Highlands looking for new CAO/Clerk

October 21, 2014 by
Lanark Highlands looking for new CAO/Clerk

Lanark Highlands is looking for a new CAO and Clerk after Rob Wittkie told council members that he was resigning.

Wittkie has accepted a job as director of corporate services/clerk with the Town of Prescott.

He’ll stay on as CAO and Clerk until the day after the election – next ...

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