In Focus – Fri June 23, 2017 – OPP Summer Initiatives

In Focus – Fri June 23, 2017 – OPP Summer Initiatives

We’re talking summer initiatives with the OPP's David Bird. In addition to the regular safety-driven initiatives they take part in, we’ll also hear about some outreach projects meant at strengthening their relationship with the community.

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PDCI Principal appointed as UCDSB Superintendent

PDCI Principal appointed as UCDSB Superintendent

Ronald Ferguson, who holds the position of principal at Perth and District Collegiate Institute, will be commencing his position on August 14th. Mr. Ferguson is an accomplished school administrator, having supported the operation of school programs from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Almonte, Pakenham, and Perth.

Joining Ferguson on the ...

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Lanark County Council briefs

Lanark County Council briefs

Lanark County council passed the tax ratios and tax rate reductions bylaw for 2017 this week.

As part of the bylaw, vacant lands where properties are within 50 per cent of current value assessment are excluded due to new capping measures for this year. Capping is limited to reassessment-related changes ...

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Smiths Falls police report

Smiths Falls police report

Smiths Falls Police report that they have arrested a pair of suspects in relation to domestic situations.

They responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on the evening of Thursday June 15 at approximately 10:40 at a home on Russell Street West. Their investigation found that a 36 year ...

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South Wind Voyageur Canoe Brigade begins week-long journey Saturday

South Wind Voyageur Canoe Brigade begins week-long journey Saturday

A special trip begins tomorrow as the South Wind Voyageur Canoe Brigade begins its journey from Kingston to Ottawa.

Close to 140 paddlers will take more than a dozen 26-foot voyageur canoes along the Rideau Corridor as they make their way to the capital in time for Canada Day.

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2017 Perth Kilt Run set to go!

2017 Perth Kilt Run set to go!

Tomorrow is the day that the kilted runners descend on Perth, as the 2017 Perth Kilt Run is set to go.

Over 2200 runners will participate in the Royal Mile, the 5 Mile Race, or one of the children’s races.

This year they are celebrating "All Things Maple" in honour ...

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