Glen Tay outdoor rink entertaining skaters

January 24, 2015 by

A message from Tay Valley Township to encourage embracing winter this weekend - the outdoor rink located at Glen Tay School is still open for skating.

The rink, which is a real community drawing point in winter, is maintained mostly by volunteers.

The community rink has been located adjacent to ...

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RDHS featuring alumni excellence

January 24, 2015 by

Rideau District High School in Elgin is looking to highlight alumni excellence.

Nominations for the school’s wall of excellence are now being accepted for the 2015 induction in June.

This year marks a decade of the wall honouring past Rideau graduates, who have continued to make positive contributions to society ...

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OPP confirm identity of victim in fatal house fire

January 24, 2015 by

Officers from the Crime Unit of the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP are concluding the investigation of a fatal house fire in Lanark Highlands.

Police say this morning that foul play is not suspected in the death of the resident of the home, 67-year-old, Joyce Gibson.

On Thursday, January 22 ...

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In Focus – Fri January 23, 2015 – Y.A.K.

January 23, 2015 by

Kat Watson and Kim Angel join us in studio to yak about Yak. We’ll discuss their past year and accomplishments, and what lies ahead for a very busy 2015.

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Smiths Falls Mayor turns to Facebook to ask tough questions of citizens regarding Hub Pool

January 23, 2015 by
Smiths Falls Mayor turns to Facebook to ask tough questions of citizens regarding Hub Pool

Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow has once again turned to Facebook to gather the public’s input. This time, the subject of his posting is the Hub Pool at the Galipeau Centre.

On the immediate issue of a pending month’s-end deadline to pay utility bills, Council agreed Thursday to a $7,500 ...

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Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers looks to solve two thefts

January 23, 2015 by
Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers looks to solve two thefts

Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers, and the Smiths Falls Police Service are looking for your help to solvce a couple of thefts.

The first is the theft of a furnace. It was stolen from a residence on Code Crescent. It happened sometime overnight from January 13 to 14. The furnace is ...

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Perth honours Chamber as it celebrates 125th anniversary

January 23, 2015 by
Perth honours Chamber as it celebrates 125th anniversary

Tuesday night, Perth Mayor John Fenik presented the Perth Chamber of Commerce with a plaque acknowledging its 125 anniversary.

The organization, then known as the Board of Trade, held its first meeting January 28, 1890.

Fenik commented, “This is a substantial milestone, ensuring a certain level of business is achieved ...

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Street lights make up significant portion of Carleton Place’s transportation budget

January 23, 2015 by
Street lights make up significant portion of Carleton Place’s transportation budget

A sizable amount of Carleton Place’s transportation budget every year goes to Street Lights.

Treasurer Phil Hogan brooke down the cost for Councillors this week. In all, street lights account for less than 14 per cent of Carleton Place's transportation budget for 2015.

It might not involve solar panels or ...

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Fatal fire near Almonte leaves one dead

January 23, 2015 by
Fatal fire near Almonte leaves one dead

The identity of the victim of yesterday’s fatal fire between Almonte and Hopetown is still not known. The Lanark Era is reporting that the victim was a woman from Lanark Highlands Township.

Lanark OPP report that they were called to the fire at about 8:30 yesterday morning, Lanark Highlands Fire ...

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In Focus – Thurs January 22, 2015 – Heddy Sorour-Roberts and Kathy Gilligan

January 22, 2015 by

Heddy Sorour-Roberts and Kathy Gilligan from the HUB join us to give us the latest details on the Hub Pool, and their efforts to raise money to stay open, and continue to serve Smiths Falls.

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