In Focus – Tues April 15, 2014 – Lesley Walker

April 15, 2014 by

Maureen Pegg chats with Lanark County Support Services supervisor Lesley Walker. They discuss the non-profit organization which supports people living in the community with developmental disabilities.

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UCDSB Chair Pietersma will not seek re-election

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UCDSB Chair Pietersma will not seek re-election

Upper Canada District School Board Chair, Greg Pietersma announced last night that he will not run in the fall of 2014 as school trustee for Dundas County.

In a release the Board says, "A man who focused the Upper Canada District School Board on student achievement, fought to maintain local ...

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MPP Clark looking for start date for Kemptville College

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MPP Clark looking for start date for Kemptville College

Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark wants answers so that students who want to go to Kemptville College can plan their next school year.

In Question Period yesterday, Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark called on the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Brad Duiguid, to confirm a first-year class will be attending Kemptville ...

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Smiths Falls Council votes to demolish 140 Elmsley

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Smiths Falls Council votes to demolish 140 Elmsley

If last night’s Smiths Falls committee vote holds for next week’s council meeting the town-owned house at 140 Elmsley Street will be demolished. The vote to tear down the house adjacent to the community centre was close – four to three.

The town purchased the house in 2008 to demolish ...

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Smiths Falls and District Club for Youth seeking new home

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Smiths Falls and District Club for Youth seeking new home

The Smiths Falls and District Club for Youth is looking for a new home. The building the club is using requires more repairs than the organization can afford.

Board president, Len McGregor told Smiths Falls committee of the whole last night the club has 289 registered youth from the town ...

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Flood Warning issued by Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority

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Flood Warning issued by Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority

The following is a statement issued by the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority.

A FLOOD WARNING is now in effect for the Clyde River, Fall River, and Mississippi River from Dalhousie Lake through to the outlet at Galetta. Rainfall over the weekend coupled with the remainder of the snowmelt has caused ...

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The latest from the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

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The latest from the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

The latest statement from the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority:

River flows can be expected to increase as a result of rain last night and more today and tomorrow.

Observed rainfall amounts over the Rideau River watershed were 15 millimetres (mm) and more in some areas of the Rideau River watershed ...

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Weather Statement: Expect a very different day from yesterday

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Weather Statement: Expect a very different day from yesterday

The Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada for the Lake 88 listening area says that we can expect a very different day form yesterday.

A sharp Arctic cold front has passed through Southern Ontario, bringing with it much colder air. That means the temperature will plummet today. It could drop ...

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In Focus – Mon April 14, 2014 – Gord Mountenay

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Bob Perreault is joined by Water Management Supervisor, Gord Mountenay of the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority to talk about the risk of flooding in the watershed.

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Environment Canada – Winter is making a brief comeback

April 14, 2014 by
Environment Canada – Winter is making a brief comeback

Environment Canada is out with an updated weather statement for the Lake 88 listening area.

The low pressure system that has brought heavy rain to some and twenty degree temperatures to others will bring winter-like weather to most of our area before it exits the province tomorrow afternoon.

A big ...

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