In Focus – Wed July 27, 2016 – Great Veggie Grow Off

Lynda’s guests Jeff Mills, Mills Community Support Almonte and David Hinks master gardener, talk about the 3rd annual Great Veggie Grow Off, expanded this year to challenge all Lanark County gardeners to grow a little more to feed their communities.

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Wild Life Rd. Paving Continues today

Wild Life Rd. Paving Continues today

The paving of Wild Life Road between Rideau Ferry Road and Otty Lake Side Road continues today.

Drummond North Elmsley officials say drivers can expect some delays within this area as the paving crew will have only one lane of traffic open during construction.

The paving operations are scheduled to ...

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Canopy Growth jumps to TSX exchange

Canopy Growth jumps to TSX exchange

Smiths Falls Canopy Growth made the jump to the TSX yesterday.  They had been on the smaller Venture stock exchange in Canada before making the jump yesterday to the largest market in our country.

Bruce Linton, Chairman & CEO says being the first cannabis producing company in North America listed ...

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MVCA: Drought conditions persist

MVCA: Drought conditions persist

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority is continuing the Level II / Moderate drought conditions.

They say that even though it has rained, there’s still a water deficit in the region. Stream-flows throughout the watershed are still well below average for this time of year.

The Authority is advising people using ...

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Smiths Falls to move forward with Abbot/Lombard intersection engineering study

Smiths Falls to move forward with Abbot/Lombard intersection engineering study

Smiths Falls plans to go ahead with an engineering study to look at options for the Lombard and Abbot Street intersection, and an extra $55 million in provincial funding added to the Connecting Links program may be able to help with the project.

Public works director Troy Dunlop sought council’s ...

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Smiths Falls stepping up Christmas cheer downtown this year

Smiths Falls stepping up Christmas cheer downtown this year

Smiths Falls’ downtown will have more decorations than ever at Christmas this year, as the Downtown Business Association’s beautification committee plans to purchase 18 large wreathes to adorn the streets.

DBA Coordinator Nicola Thomson presented her proposal to committee Monday night, asking the town release funding already set aside for ...

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In Focus – Tues July 26, 2016 – Small Business Theft Loss Prevention: Bill Bousada

Bob is joined by Bill Bousada as they discuss theft loss prevention for small businesses.

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Smiths Falls launches second round of Service Sustainability Review

Smiths Falls launches second round of Service Sustainability Review

Smiths Falls is beginning the second round of its service sustainability review.

The first round was launched in June of 2015, in accordance with the Town’s Strategic Plan. The multi-phase review set out to analyze all services offered by the municipality by the end of 2018.

The second round will ...

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Wildlife Road down to one lane Tuesday and Wednesday

Wildlife Road down to one lane Tuesday and Wednesday

Wildlife Road is being paved between Rideau Ferry Road and Otty Lake Side Road both today (Tuesday) and tomorrow (Wednesday).

Drummond North Elmsley officials say drivers can expect some delays within this area as the paving crew will have only one lane of traffic open during construction.

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Water budget facing shortfall in Westport

Water budget facing shortfall in Westport

The proposed water and sewer budget for 2016 for the Village of Westport shows a significant shortfall of $161,000.

Council plans to hold a public meeting in the near future to discuss options for making up that shortfall. That could include tax or rate increases, or maybe a little of ...

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