Extreme cold warning in effect for Lake88 Listening Area

Extreme cold warning in effect for Lake88 Listening Area

There is an extreme cold warning in effect in our listening area.

The coldest air of the season has settled across Southern Ontario for the weekend. Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.

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Lanark County to update asphalt specs over premature cracking

Lanark County to update asphalt specs over premature cracking

Lanark County’s public works department is setting new asphalt specifications, to address premature asphalt cracking that has been plaguing municipalities across the province.

The county’s public works director Terry McCann says the amount of recycled material in the mix will be limited, and that the county will invoke a two-year ...

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In Focus – Fri February 12, 2016 – Perth and District Historical Society: Janet Coward

Perth and District Historical Society – Janet Coward speaks to us about her upcoming meeting and her feature presentation “An Irish evening,” on February 18th.

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Vigil held for slain Mississippi Mills Councilor, daughter in stable condition

Vigil held for slain Mississippi Mills Councilor, daughter in stable condition

A vigil was held last night at Almonte Town Hall for Councillor Bernard Cameron as his colleagues, friends and community try to cope with a violent day.

About 200 people turned out to pay their respects and share their grief. Cameron was remembered as one of the warmest person you’d ...

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Syrian Refugee Family to arrive in Perth early next week

Syrian Refugee Family to arrive in Perth early next week

There’s good news from the Community Alliance for Refugee Resettlement, the group that has been working to bring Syrian refugee families to Perth.

The group, also known as CARR tells Lake 88 News that after five months of preparation and hard work, they have been matched with a Syrian family who ...

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Lanark to move forward with draft forest consevervation bylaw after public consultations

Lanark to move forward with draft forest consevervation bylaw after public consultations

Lanark has approved a public consultation process for a draft Forest Conservation By-law, which would replace the previous tree-cutting by-law.

The Community Forest Working Group has been working on adjusting the forest conservation bylaw for almost a year. They are using a template that has been used by several municipalities ...

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Smiths Falls’ Tweed Marijuana partners with Rapper Snoop Dogg

Smiths Falls’ Tweed Marijuana partners with Rapper Snoop Dogg

Marijuana producer Tweed is pairing up with rapper and well know marijuana supporter, Snoop Dogg in a deal that will grant the Ontario-based company exclusive rights to use certain content and brands owned by the rapper's company, LBC Holdings.

In exchange for the rights, Tweed will pay Snoop Dogg an ...

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In Focus – Thurs February 11, 2016 – Sexual and Reproductive health awareness day

Funmi Filani a Public Health Nurse with the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Health Unit joins us to discuss Sexual and Reproductive health awareness day, which is Februray 14th.

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Mississippi Mills Councillor identified as deceased after “serious incident” in Almonte

Mississippi Mills Councillor identified as deceased after “serious incident” in Almonte

Lanark County OPP are investigating what they are referring to as a serious incident in Mississippi Mills that has left one man dead.

The Mayor of Mississippi Mills Shaun McClaughlin has identified the deceased as a fellow Councillor, Bernard Cameron but that has not been confirmed by OPP.

OPP report that they were ...

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Carleton Place Town Hall set for facelift

Carleton Place Town Hall set for facelift

The town hall in Carleton Place is set to get a facelift.

Last summer the federal government announced that the town would be receiving a grant to rehabilitate their town hall as part of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program.

During the Policy Review Committee meeting Tuesday night, council authorized Mayor ...

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