In Focus – Fri September 23, 2016 – Paul From, The President of Central Wire Ind.

Paul From, The President of Central Wire Ind. in Perth, speaks with Brian about the company’s recent growth through acquisition and its plans for the future.

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Work to begin on Narrows Locks in October

Work to begin on Narrows Locks in October

Parks Canada will begin heritage masonry repair work at the Narrows Locks in October.

Stone replacement, grouting and repointing will be completed to ensure the continued structural integrity and functionality of the lock.

Some of the repairs will occur below the swing bridge, requiring the bridge to be shifted to ...

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Natural Gas bills set to rise

Natural Gas bills set to rise

Those of us who use Natural Gas can expect to pay more to heat our homes.

The Ontario Energy Board approved rate increases Thursday for distributors in the province.

It estimates that the impact on typical Enbridge Gas customers will be about $25 per year.

The rates are effective Oct. ...

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In Focus – Thurs September 22, 2016 – Lanark County Interval House: Erin Lee

Erin Lee from Lanark County Interval House joins us to talk about The Lanark County Truth and Reconciliation event coming up on September 27th, which she has helped organize. The day will feature a keynote address from former Ontario Lieutenant Governor James Barlteman.

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Local Paramedics represented at Ontario Paramedic Memorial Ride

Local Paramedics represented at Ontario Paramedic Memorial Ride

A local group of cyclists took part in the Ontario Paramedic Memorial Ride from September 16-19.

The effort honours the 38 Canadian paramedics who have died in the line of duty since the number of deaths began to be recorded in the 1980s.

The ride saw riders travel 525 km ...

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Lanark County approves sale of former public works garage

Lanark County approves sale of former public works garage

Lanark County Council has approved the sale of its 3.5 acre property at 110 Wilson Street West in Perth – formerly the county’s public works yard.

The property, located beside the railway tracks, is no longer needed as the county has constructed a public works facility beside its administration buildings ...

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Lanark to honour historical cottages in county

Lanark to honour historical cottages in county

Lanark County’s economic development committee is supporting a project that will recognize heritage cottages located in the county.

Tay Valley resident Kay Rogers brought the idea to the committee meeting last night. She said, “Lanark County is home to lakes, rivers and creeks and we have some cottages that have ...

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Upper Canada Board posts gains in certain EQAO results

Upper Canada Board posts gains in certain EQAO results

The Upper Canada District School Board says that standardized testing scores in Grade 6 literacy are on the rise. A release from Director of Education Stephen Sliwa also says scores in Grade 9 academic math have also improved.

Results show that a full 78 per cent of Grade 6 students ...

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In Focus – Wed September 21 – Tapastree: Kathryn Stevens and Karen Milligan of Mills Community Support

Lynda’s guests, Kathryn Stevens and Karen Milligan of Mills Community Support announce their fundraiser, “Tapastree” – an evening of music, morsels and memories planned for October 1st in conjunction with the International Day of Older Persons. Proceeds go towards enhancing seniors’ programs and services in Mississippi Mills.

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Crime Stoppers Report

Crime Stoppers Report

Here is this week’s Crime Stoppers report, a presentation of Hunt and Dopson Insurance, Smiths Falls.

Smiths Falls Police are looking for your help to solve a couple of vehicle related crimes.

First, sometime overnight on September 4th,  someone entered a parked vehicle on Marsha Drive and stole a purse. ...

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