Tay Valley Man charged in historic sexual assault

November 27, 2014 by
Tay Valley Man charged in historic sexual assault

The Lanark County OPP has charged a 64 year old male in a historic sexual assault investigation that dates back to 1993.

William John McNicol of Tay Valley Township has been charged with 1 count each of Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference and Invitation to sexual touching all contrary to the ...

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Lanark County honours outgoing Councillors and colleagues

November 27, 2014 by
Lanark County honours outgoing Councillors and colleagues

Outgoing Councillors who served on Lanark County Council for the past four years were honored last night by Warden Richard Kidd who commended them for hard work and diversity of ideas.

Kidd said, “There’s no use for us being here if we are all thinking the same way. With a ...

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Lanark County has new deal for accommodation for people with special needs

November 27, 2014 by
Lanark County has new deal for accommodation for people with special needs

Last night Lanark County Council agreed to renew an agreement with several homes and lodges who provide accommodation and some support for people with special needs.

Rideau Ferry Country Home, Victoria House, Paradise Valley and Countryview Lodge will provide services for 2015.

Villa Montague (formerly Sheradon Manor) will provide services ...

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Hydro One in Perth says power restored quicker than reported on Storm Centre website

November 27, 2014 by
Hydro One in Perth says power restored quicker than reported on Storm Centre website

The power outages from Monday night’s windstorm have all been restored, in fact they have been restored quicker than first thought.

Hydro One in Perth says that the Storm Centre website that people rely on for estimated restoration times was incorrect in several cases.

They say all power was restored ...

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In Focus – Wed November 26, 2014 –

November 26, 2014 by

Lynda's guest is Rachel Warren, Children's Librarian at the Perth and District Union Public Library to talk about the new "Owls Homework Club" and the response to it so far.

Listen to the interview.

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Lanark County Community Justice AGM tonight in Perth

November 26, 2014 by
Lanark County Community Justice AGM tonight in Perth

Lanark County Community Justice is holding its Annual General Meeting this evening at 6:30 at the Perth Museum and Visitor Centre at 11 Gore Street East.

The evening will feature guest speaker Crown Attorney Kimberley Moore, social and networking time, music by Jeff Kohl, a silent auction, the annual Business ...

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Operation Heat now underway – OPP looking for youth doing good deeds

November 26, 2014 by
Operation Heat now underway – OPP looking for youth doing good deeds

The OPP will once again be rewarding young people doing the right thing, during Operation Heat 2014.

The Ontario Provincial Police says it is proud to be continuing its partnership with Mac’s Convenience Stores for the program to reward children who demonstrate positive actions, positive behaviour and show acts of ...

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Orientation Day for next Smiths Falls Council

November 26, 2014 by
Orientation Day for next Smiths Falls Council

The next Council for the Town of Smiths Falls is going to school today. It is Council Orientation Day.

They will take care of a number of things today, including picking a deputy mayor.

They will also be reviewing policies, responsibilities, their code of conduct, and be brought up to ...

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Perth Town Council honours Beth Peterkin as she leaves Town Council

November 26, 2014 by
Perth Town Council honours Beth Peterkin as she leaves Town Council

Councillor Beth Peterkin who is completing her term on Perth Town Council at the end of November says the move is bittersweet.

She told fellow Councillors last night she’d be “happy to get her life back” but that she would miss working with council. Peterkin chose not to run in ...

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OPP dealing with thefts from cars in Westport

November 26, 2014 by
OPP dealing with thefts from cars in Westport

Ontario Provincial Police are dealing with a rash of thefts in unlocked vehicles over the weekend in the Westport area.

A number of home owners in and around the village contacted police on Monday to report that their vehicles had been entered and ransacked, and loose change was taken.

One ...

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