In Focus – Thurs July 2, 2015 – Two Rivers Food Hub

July 2, 2015 by

Lynda's guests Chenoa Marshall and Bruce Enloe of the Two Rivers Food Hub in Smiths Falls talk about the new Community Support Agriculture program being launched this summer.  The pilot project allows farmers to work cooperatively to bring fresh local produce to the consumer.

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Happy Canada Day! Perth, Smiths Falls, and Carleton Place Set to Celebrate

July 1, 2015 by
Happy Canada Day! Perth, Smiths Falls, and Carleton Place Set to Celebrate

Communities across our listening area are set to celebrate our nation's birthday.

In Perth,many events are taking place at Conlon Farm, starting at 5pm. Lots of live music, games for the kids, the splash pad, Town Council BBQ, birthday cake and of course, fireworks at dusk.  Perth's Royal Canadian Legion starts ...

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Community Mailboxes Coming to Perth

July 1, 2015 by
Community Mailboxes Coming to Perth

Most Perth residents and a few residents of Drummond North Elmsley Township will lose their door to door delivery over the next twelve months. Canada Post made the announcement yesterday.

The change from home delivery to community mail boxes affects residents living in K7H postal code areas.

Perth Mayor John ...

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No Private Sports Club for Blue Wings

July 1, 2015 by
No Private Sports Club for Blue Wings

Perth Town Council has turned down a request by Perth Blue Wings owner Michael McLean to operate a private sports club at the community centre.

The vote was close with three voting in favour and three against. Under meeting rules, a tie vote means the motion is defeated.

All councillors ...

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CDSBEO Golf Tournament for Trust Fund A Big Success

July 1, 2015 by
CDSBEO Golf Tournament for Trust Fund A Big Success

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario’s eighth annual Good Samaritan Trust Fund Golf Tournament on Monday in Smiths Falls raised $29,500 to help less fortunate students in the board.

Director of Education, Bill Gartland said, "This tournament is our primary fundraiser for this important cause. It is essential ...

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In Focus – Tues June 30, 2015 – Corey Turnbull

June 30, 2015 by

Smiths Falls Pan Am Torch Relay TorchbearerCorey Turnbull talks to us about the relay ahead of the torch’s arrival in the town on Thursday.

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Brooke Henderson to Focus on Pro Career – Will Miss Pan-Am Games

June 30, 2015 by
Brooke Henderson to Focus on Pro Career – Will Miss Pan-Am Games

Smiths Falls Brooke Henderson is dropping out of the Pan Am games.

Brooke released a statement explaining the move: "Since turning professional in December, my goal has been to play in as many LPGA Tour and Symetra Tour events as possible to earn LPGA status and avoid the Q-School process," ...

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Perth Council Supports Solar Project – Boldt Not in Favour of Plan

June 30, 2015 by
Perth Council Supports Solar Project – Boldt Not in Favour of Plan

Although the majority of Perth town Councillors are in favour of joining with Lanark County to apply for the Solar Fit Program, Councillor Jim Boldt is not.

Boldt told Lake 88 even though there might be some financial gain from the town, he believes in the end, the consumer will ...

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More Than 1800 Plants Added to Local Shorelines

June 30, 2015 by
More Than 1800 Plants Added to Local Shorelines

Watersheds Canada reports it has planted at 21 sites on 9 lakes working alongside home and cottage owners in the rehabilitation and naturalization of shorelines.

Staff successfully planted a combined total of over 6100 square metres of shoreline with more than 1800 native plants.

The program provides an opportunity for ...

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Pan Am Games Torch Relay Enters Eastern Ontario

June 30, 2015 by
Pan Am Games Torch Relay Enters Eastern Ontario

The Pan Am Games Torch will be in the Ottawa Region today. It starts its day, which is day 31 of its relay, in Gatineau.

Team Canada Volleyball player, Nicholas Hoag, will start the relay from Gatineau city hall at 9 a.m. It will make its way to the Governor ...

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