Perth Mayor Praises Frizell

July 29, 2014 by

With the news yesterday that Perth’s Sultana Frizell won a gold medal at the Commonwealth games in Glasgow Scotland, Perth Mayor John Fenick in a media release praised the 29 year old and stated that the community was so proud of Sultana.

He went on to say that she ...

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Hillier Fires off Another Letter to Ont. Ombudsman

July 29, 2014 by

MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington Randy Hillier has fired off another letter to the Ontario Ombudsman, Andre Marin, requesting an investigation into extraordinary and unwarranted usage claims.

Hillier says it would appear that the usage problems began with the introduction of time of use billing.

In his letter, Hiller pointed ...

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Carleton Place Mayor Seeks 4 More Years

July 29, 2014 by

Anyone intending to throw their hat into the ring for the top political spot in Carlton Place will have to unseat incumbent Mayor Wendy LeBlanc.

In a media statement this morning, Wendy LeBlanc confirmed she will be seeking another 4 year term in the Mayor’s office. Mayor LeBlanc filed her ...

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In Focus – Mon July 28, 2014 – Tony Surko

July 28, 2014 by

Toni Surko, CEO of the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital, talks with Brian Perkin about the improved Emergency Department wait times.

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Sultana Frizell Goes for Gold Tonight at Commonwealth Games

July 28, 2014 by

Day 5 of the Commonwealth Games is underway and Perth, Ont. native Sultana Frizell threw a Commonwealth Games record yesterday, in qualifying for tonight’s women’s hammer throw final, shortly after 7pm eastern time.

The 29 year old, who is the defending Commonwealth Games champion, threw 68.92, almost a full metre ...

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Carleton Place Hospital Receives Funding For Website

July 28, 2014 by

The Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital will soon have a senior-friendly website, thanks in part, to Green Shield Canada, a non-profit corporation founded in 1957, which supports innovative ideas in Canadian health care.

The hospital was one of over 100 organizations chosen to get funding. It received a ...

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Smiths Falls Police Targeting Distracted Drivers

July 28, 2014 by

Smiths Falls Police will be on the look-out for distracted drivers next month. Cell phones have quickly become a leading cause of car crashes, causing more deaths than impaired driving in 2013.

Studies have proven that drivers on a cell phone are four times as likely to be in ...

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In Focus – Fri July 25, 2014 – Dr. Sven Schlegel

July 25, 2014 by

On today’s In Focus, Brian Perkin welcomes Dr. Sven Schlegel to talk about a local product, the Chameleon bag from the company Mari Cla Ro, which is made from reclaimed materials.

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OPP warn of new version of old scam

July 25, 2014 by

Lanark OPP are investigating complaints of a new variation of scams involving requests for money orders to facilitate the transfer of “prize money” to the victim.

The victim is contacted by telephone advising that they have won a prize, usually of a million dollars or more, and the caller states ...

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James leads Canadian Women’s Golf Amateur Championship, Henderson has to play catch-up

July 25, 2014 by
James leads Canadian Women’s Golf Amateur Championship, Henderson has to play catch-up

Smiths Falls Brooke Henderson has her work cut out for her if she is to repeat as Canadian amateur champion. Augusta James from Bath Ontario had the round of her life yesterday shooting an 8 under 63 at the 101st Canadian Women's Golf Amateur Championship in Woodstock and leads the ...

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