In Focus – Mon September 1, 2014 – Sandra Burson

September 1, 2014 by

Bob Perreault welcomes Sandra Burson from the LLG ALS Society. They discuss the upcoming ALS Walk and the viral Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Perth Police Services Board Chair enters race for Council

August 29, 2014 by

Perth Police Services Board Chair, Stephanie Gray has thrown her hat into the race for a seat on Perth Town Council.

Gray, who has been serving as chair for the past two years, made her announcement at a regular board meeting on Thursday.

She will be taking a leave of ...

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Game on! Carleton Place and Smiths Falls begin regular season play

August 29, 2014 by
Game on! Carleton Place and Smiths Falls begin regular season play

The Smiths Falls Bears and Carleton Place Canadians open their regular season tonight as part of the CJHL showcase at the Bell Sensplex.

The Bears take on Cumberland at 7:30, and Defending Champs Carleton Place take on Gloucester. Tomorrow Carleton Place take on Ottawa at 4:30 and Smiths Falls plays ...

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Thank you! Transportation for Tony drive surpasses goal – Tony’s new van to be delivered in weeks

August 29, 2014 by
Thank you! Transportation for Tony drive surpasses goal – Tony’s new van to be delivered in weeks

Dustin Darou, the Perth native, and Northeastern University hockey player behind the Transportation for Tony fundraiser is thanking all who donated, and helped Tony Leduc get a new specialized van.

Dustin tells Lake 88 news, that he was amazed by the support the initiative received. “It was all over the ...

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Smiths Falls Police allege man goes on rampage, kills dog assaults three

August 29, 2014 by
Smiths Falls Police allege man goes on rampage, kills dog assaults three

A dog is dead in Smiths Falls after a man went on what police are calling a rampage last Saturday.

Smiths Falls Police allege the man was in Confederation Park when he saw his girlfriend walking with another man.

They say the accused became enraged threatened the victim, kicking and ...

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Owner of Perth farm co-operating with Ontario SPCA

August 29, 2014 by
Owner of Perth farm co-operating with Ontario SPCA

There's update on the Ontario SPCA’s investigation into a property on Scotch Line Rd. in Perth: The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals headed to the property after an anonymous tip expressed concerns about the conditions in which livestock were living.

We now know that the care of ...

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OPP urges motorists to report traffic hazards

August 29, 2014 by
OPP urges motorists to report traffic hazards

The Lanark County OPP reminds us to be diligent about reporting traffic hazards and dangerous road conditions.

The detachment received several inquiries in regards to a male lying on the Clayton Road, in Mississippi Mills yesterday in the early morning hours. His presence had people reportedly taking evasive action to ...

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Local safe drinking water plan approved

August 29, 2014 by
Local safe drinking water plan approved

The Ministry of the Environment has approved the locally developed Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Plan. The plan, part of Ontario's Clean Water Act, protects local drinking water.

"The Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Plan is the culmination of many years of work by the Source Protection Committee and municipalities and a great deal of ...

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OPP launch anti-distracted driving blitz for long weekend

August 29, 2014 by
OPP launch anti-distracted driving blitz for long weekend

The long weekend marks the unofficial end to summer, and it also marks the beginning of a blitz by the OPP to nab distracted drivers.

The OPP will have ten unmarked cars on the road to watch for drivers who are texting, making unsafe phone calls or are otherwise distracted ...

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Chuck Rifici leaves CEO post at Tweed Inc. – Second quarter results issued by company

August 28, 2014 by
Chuck Rifici leaves CEO post at Tweed Inc. – Second quarter results issued by company

As it announced its second quarter financial results yesterday, Tweed Inc. also announced there are some big changes at the top of the organization.

In a release, the company says that Chuck Rifici is stepping down as CEO effective immediately. Rifici will help the company recruit a new CEO with ...

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