August 2016

OPP report four long-weekend deaths, charges laid in two campaigns against hundreds

August 3, 2016 by
OPP report four long-weekend deaths, charges laid in two campaigns against hundreds

The OPP report that four people died in separate incidents over the long weekend.

One died in a road accident, one was killed in a boating accident, another was a cyclist hit while riding, and an ATV accident claimed the life of another. None were reported in the immediate Lake ...

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In Focus-Tuesday August 2, 2016- Madeline Archer

August 2, 2016 by

Bob is joined by Madeline Archer from the Perth Horticultural Society, to talk about the District Flower and Edible Show. Listen to the interview.

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Scheduled power failure for Perth, Bastard and South Crosby

August 2, 2016 by
Scheduled power failure for Perth, Bastard and South Crosby

There will be scheduled power outage tomorrow.

It will take place from 9:30 until noon and affects 871 customers in Perth, Bastard and South Crosby.

Hydro one says all of its customers impacted by this planned maintenance outage have been contacted.

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MPP Hillier: Ombudsman will investigate seniors’ drive test phone system

August 2, 2016 by
MPP Hillier: Ombudsman will investigate seniors’ drive test phone system

Randy Hillier’s office reports that the Ontario Ombudsman has responded to the MPP’s letter expressing concern with a new phone system aimed at helping seniors set up driving tests.

Hillier says Ombudsman Paul Dubé agreed an investigation is needed, and that there appears to be failures in the Ministry’s ability ...

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In Focus: Monday, August 1st, 2016 – Anne Shropshire, Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario (Rebroadcast)

August 1, 2016 by
In Focus: Monday, August 1st, 2016 – Anne Shropshire, Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario (Rebroadcast)

In a rebroadcast, we’re joined by Anne Shropshire from the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario to talk about what’s still to come this summer form the popular stop in Smiths Falls.

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Operation Dry Water continues

August 1, 2016 by
Operation Dry Water continues

Operation Dry Water continues in waterways across our province as the long weekend wraps up.

The OPP and local forces, like the Smiths Falls Police Service are working to discourage drinking and boating which accounts for about 40% of boating-related deaths on Canadian waterways.

Smiths Falls Police say the August ...

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Brockville Police investigating after body pulled from St. Lawrence

August 1, 2016 by
Brockville Police investigating after body pulled from St. Lawrence

A body was pulled from the St. Lawrence River on Saturday afternoon.

​In a statement to the CBC, Det. Sgt. Tom Fournier said St. Lawrence Park and its beach were closed for several hours after the body was found near the west dock.

Other emergency officials quickly attended the scene. ...

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