In Focus – Tues January 24, 2017 – Lanark County Mental Health: Tamara Derkzen on Hoarding

Bob is joined by Tamara Derkzen from Lanark County Mental Health to talk about hoarding and how her organization is helping those with the problem.

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“In Gord We Trust” – piano is coming to Stewart Park Festival

“In Gord We Trust” – piano is coming to Stewart Park Festival

The Stewart Park Festival has announced that the Gord Downie - "In Gord We Trust" - piano is coming to the Festival this summer.

Sponsored by Pianos in the Park, the piano will travel across Canada this summer and will be in Perth July 14 - 16.

Festival-goers will have an ...

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Hailey Armstrong remains perfect at 2017 Canadian Junior Women’s Curling Championship

Hailey Armstrong remains perfect at 2017 Canadian Junior Women’s Curling Championship

Perth Native Hailey Armstrong is now 5-0 at the 2017 Canadian Junior Women’s Curling Championship after a pair of wins yesterday over some stiff competition.

Her rink beat Quebec 6-4, and New Brunswick 6-5.

Armstrong's rink includes vice-skip Grace Holyoke, second Lindsay Dubue, lead Marcia Richardson and coach Bill Rogers. ...

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Railway Museum hopes annual grant from town continues

Railway Museum hopes annual grant from town continues

The regular Smiths Falls Committee of the Whole meeting held on Monday January 23  saw a delegation from  The Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario (RMEO)  delivering a brief and well-crafted presentation to council.

The museum is applying for $50,000 in funding from the town’s community donations pot.  Every organization with ...

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Smiths Falls continues to hash out budget – drop in assessment could mean increase in taxes

Smiths Falls continues to hash out budget – drop in assessment could mean increase in taxes

Still putting together their annual budget, Smiths Falls Councillors were presented with the second draft of the 2017 budget on Monday Jan 16.

In the second draft the town’s operational budget has been cut from $16.5 million  to $16.1 million through departmental cost savings including a $19,466 reduction in policing ...

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Search continues as serial sex offender remains on the loose

Search continues as serial sex offender remains on the loose

A combined effort between Kingston Police Corrections Canada and the OPP continues this morning to search for escaped prisoner David Maracle.

Maracle walked away from the Henry Trail Correctional Facility in Kingston at about 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.

He is described by police as being of First Nations descent, 5’10” ...

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School buses cancelled for January 24th

School buses cancelled for January 24th

School bus and special vehicle transportation has been cancelled in all counties served by the: Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and the Upper Canada District School Board

 

All schools remain open.

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In Focus – Mon January 23, 2017 – Canada’s 150th: Lanark County’s Marie White and Amy Hogue of Lanark County Tourism

Lanark County's Marie White and Amy Hogue of Lanark County Tourism join us to talk about celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday in the county.

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Mississippi Valley watershed back to normal – Drought status lifted

Mississippi Valley watershed back to normal – Drought status lifted

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority has announced that levels across the watershed have returned to normal.

They have removed the drought status across the entire watershed.

The authority continues to advise residents venturing out on rivers and lakes to use extreme caution, and reminds us that they do not monitor ...

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Lanark’s Maple Weekend set to expand throughout Ontario

Lanark’s Maple Weekend set to expand throughout Ontario

The Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association has announced that the Maple Weekend is going provincial.

The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association has embraced the idea and will expand it beyond Lanark County’s borders.

Since 2015, the event has been popular for both locals and visitors. Visitors come from ...

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