Special recognition for Carleton Place and District Hospital

July 22, 2014 by
Special recognition for Carleton Place and District Hospital

Representatives from the Ministry of Health in Ontario will meet with the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital to talk about how the facility cut down its wait times. The hospital is being recognized for its improved Emergency Department wait times – its cut down wait times more than any ...

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Algonquin to name new President Thursday

July 22, 2014 by
Algonquin to name new President Thursday

Algonquin College has a new president, and they will announce who it is this Thursday in Ottawa.

The school has sent out word on behalf of the Board of Governors that after a long search, they have found their person for the job.

The announcement will officially conclude the four ...

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Update on new internet service for Perth

July 22, 2014 by
Update on new internet service for Perth

Perth’s Development Support Team received an update from WTC Communications regarding their progress on new fibre installs for high speed internet throughout the town.

The new network will replace outdated technology, capable of delivering one of the fastest networks in Canada.

Phase one will be completed by the Fall of ...

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Next phase of Geotube project gets go-ahead from Perth

July 22, 2014 by
Next phase of Geotube project gets go-ahead from Perth

The Geotube water treatment plan for Perth is going to cost a little more than expected, but after the success of a pilot project, Perth Town Council authorized Bishop Water Technologies to proceed with the next phase of its new water-treatment construction plan.

It falls under the town’s infrastructure plan, ...

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Room dedicated at PSFDH

July 22, 2014 by
Room dedicated at PSFDH

The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital has dedicated a supportive palliative care space to a caring member of the community – It’s called Ruby’s Room.

The woman’s family undertook an initiative to help the hospital create the room. They saw the need for such a place after having recently ...

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In Focus – Mon July 21, 2014 – Scott Cameron

July 21, 2014 by

Bob Perreault speaks Drummond/North Elmsley Public Works Manager, Scott Cameron about the new docks at Rideau Ferry, and what they mean for upcoming events.

Listen to the interview.

 

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Henderson to tee it up in Canadian women’s amateur golf championship

July 21, 2014 by
Henderson to tee it up in Canadian women’s amateur golf championship

The No. 2 ranked amateur in the world, and defending Canadian women’s champion, Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls highlights a strong field heading into this week’s Canadian women’s amateur golf championship in Woodstock, Ont.

The tournament brings together 156 of the top Canadian and international female amateurs at the four-round ...

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Another Lock Station hit by vandals in Smiths Falls

July 21, 2014 by
Another Lock Station hit by vandals in Smiths Falls

There’s been another case of mischief at a lock station in Smiths Falls.

Crime Stoppers and the Smiths Falls Police Service are looking for help to solve a theft and mischief at the Combined Locks office on Confederation Drive.

They say that sometime around 11:00 pm on the 17th of ...

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Blood Drive today

July 21, 2014 by
Blood Drive today

There’s a chance for you to give the gift of life today, at a time when hospitals can use it the most.

The Perth Civitan Hall is hosting a blood-donor clinic today from 1 until 7 p.m.

Canadian Blood Services reminds you that demand goes up over the summer months ...

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Enerdu Power Systems completes Heritage Impact Assessment

July 21, 2014 by
Enerdu Power Systems completes Heritage Impact Assessment

Enerdu Power Systems has completed its final Heritage Impact Assessment.

The report is now available for download.

The company, at the heart of an expansion for the power plant in the middle of Almonte’s historic downtown, says that they prepared the report following a review of all feedback they received ...

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