Build A Mountain of Food Week Three: Get ready Smiths Falls, here we come!

November 21, 2014 by
Build A Mountain of Food Week Three: Get ready Smiths Falls, here we come!

After two very successful weeks in Carleton Place, Almonte, Perth and Lanark Village, the Lake 88-Town and Country Chrysler Build a Mountain of Food Campaign moves to Smiths Falls.

Week Three will see the campaign make stops at Giant Tiger, Andress’ YIG, Food Basics and the Garden Market from 9 ...

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Perth-Smiths Falls groups join rally against privatization of medical services

November 21, 2014 by
Perth-Smiths Falls groups join rally against privatization of medical services

More than 3000 people from across Ontario will Rally at Queen’s Park today against the contracting-out of hospital services to private clinics. There will be a contingent from Smiths Falls and Perth in attendance.

The Ontario Health Coalition doesn’t want any privatized services, saying that could result in the closure ...

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Missing Pembrooke man found dead in North Frontenac

November 21, 2014 by
Missing Pembrooke man found dead in North Frontenac

A sad end to the search for a missing man last seen in Pembrooke.

Police report that they were advised 62-year-old Randy Clouthier went missing on November 18th.

They now report that Clouthier was found deceased with his vehicle off Hunt Camp Lane in North Frontenac Township on Wednesday.

A ...

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Blue Wings host United Way Game in Perth tonight

November 21, 2014 by
Blue Wings host United Way Game in Perth tonight

There’s another Hockey Game in Lanark County to help the United Way.

Tonight’s Perth Blue Wings Game against the Shawville Ponticacs will also serve as a fundraiser for the Lanark County United Way’s Campaign.

There have already been similar events held in Smiths Falls and Carleton Place, and the Almonte ...

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OPP Festive RIDE program kicks off Monday

November 21, 2014 by
OPP Festive RIDE program kicks off Monday

It’s Christmas Party season, and that means, the OPP’s annual Festive RIDE campaign is set to get underway to nab people who have had too much to drink before getting behind the wheel.

It will begin on November 24 and run until January 2.

Police hope the numbers of those ...

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In Focus – Thurs November 20, 2014 – Teresa Clow

November 20, 2014 by

Bob Perreault speaks with Teresa Clow from The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit. They discuss holiday food safety.

Listen to the interview.

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Tweed Inc. gets renewal on growing licence

November 20, 2014 by
Tweed Inc. gets renewal on growing licence

Smiths Falls based Tweed Marijuana Inc. has announced that it has successfully renewed its license to cultivate and sell marijuana under the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations.

In a release, Chair and co-founder Bruce Linton said, "This is an important next step for our company as we grow into a ...

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Ice Bucket Challenge raises $16 million for ALS Societies of Canada

November 20, 2014 by
Ice Bucket Challenge raises $16 million for ALS Societies of Canada

The ALS Society of Canada is out with a big thank you to everyone who took part in the Ice Bucket challenge this summer.

Countless people in our area, including local politicians, and personalities took part too helping to raise an unprecedented amount of money for the Society.

The Challenge ...

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OPP ask drivers be part of the solution this winter driving season

November 20, 2014 by
OPP ask drivers be part of the solution this winter driving season

The OPP is asking that drivers be part of the solution when it comes to winter driving.

They are hoping to reduce the number of collisions on the roads this winter after 33,000 collisions were reported on OPP patrolled roads last winter.

Police say that poor driving behaviour, not poor ...

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Narrows Lock Swing Bridge closed Thursday

November 20, 2014 by
Narrows Lock Swing Bridge closed Thursday

Parks Canada will be closing Narrows Locks Swing Bridge today (Thursday) to conduct fall maintenance, and to get it ready for the winter.

It is closed now, and will be until at least 5 o’clock this afternoon.

In a notice, the Government of Canada says it has made record ...

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