August 2016

In Focus – Mon August 29, 2016 – 3M Backpack Drive: United Way Lanark County’s Kate Halls and 3M’s Rhodena Bell

August 29, 2016 by

United Way Lanark County’s Kate Halls and 3M’s Rhodena Bell join us to talk about the final push for their joint effort with 3M to provide backpacks filled with school supplies for local children.

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Canada Post delays job action by 24 hours – mail to continue to move

August 29, 2016 by
Canada Post delays job action by 24 hours – mail to continue to move

Sunday evening the Canadian Union of Postal Workers issued a press release stating that in the interest of trying to come to an agreement in ongoing contract negotiations, the job action intended to start on this morning is being pushed back 24 hours.

The release was issued less than hour before ...

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First school buses hit the road

August 29, 2016 by
First school buses hit the road

Believe it or not, there will be some school buses on the streets this morning as some kids are heading back to school. However most are still just over a week away from going back.

But with back to school comes a warning from local police forces to be aware ...

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Canadian Blood Services in need of 32,000 donations country-wide by Labour Day

August 29, 2016 by
Canadian Blood Services in need of 32,000 donations country-wide by Labour Day

The Canadian Blood Services said it needs 32,000 donations before Labour Day to keep its supply at what it calls a “comfortable” level.

The organization has put out an urgent appeal for Canadians to roll up their sleeves after the national inventory dropped significantly over the summer.

CBS says, while ...

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In Focus – Fri August 26, 2016 – Lanark County Mental Health: Sheri Hatherly

August 26, 2016 by

Sheri Hatherly from Lanark County Mental Health joins Bob to talk about the services the organization offers, and introduces us to case management – how they individualize each program to each client.

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Carleton Place Council supports storm water management pond in Roy Brown Park

August 26, 2016 by
Carleton Place Council supports storm water management pond in Roy Brown Park

After initially voting against the idea, Carleton Place Council is now supporting the placement of a Storm Water Management Pond in Roy Brown Park.

During a special meeting August 16th, council voted to give the green light for the concept for a subdivision application by Cavanaugh Construction for the Bodnar property. The ...

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Smiths Falls Police seek help to catch bike thieves

August 26, 2016 by
Smiths Falls Police seek help to catch bike thieves

Smiths Falls Police are looking to the public after a couple of bike thefts in the town.

They report that sometime overnight on Saturday August 20th someone stole a Red 21 Speed Mongoose Frontier Mountain Bike from a residence on Bourke Street.

Earlier in the month, around the 6th, someone stole ...

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MVCA keeps drought status at Level III/Severe

August 26, 2016 by
MVCA keeps drought status at Level III/Severe

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority is maintaining the drought status for the watershed at Level III / Severe status.

The organization issued the following statement yesterday afternoon: 

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) Low Water Response Team (LWRT) is maintaining the drought status for the watershed at Level III / Severe ...

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Lanark County OPP locate missing Toronto woman

August 26, 2016 by
Lanark County OPP locate missing Toronto woman

Lanark County OPP, with the support of the Emergency Response Team, Canine Officers and the Aerial Support unit have found a woman who was missing from Toronto.

She was found in the Township of Lanark Highlands.

The 25 year-old was last seen early yesterday morning.

Police were called to a ...

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Smiths Falls set to celebrate Brooke and Brittany on Sept. 9th

August 26, 2016 by
Smiths Falls set to celebrate Brooke and Brittany on Sept. 9th

The Town of Smiths Falls will celebrate Brooke and Brittany Henderson with a celebration on Friday September 9th.

The town will welcome Brooke back from the 2016 Olympics, and honour both sisters for their season on the LPGA tour.

The red and white themed celebrations will take place at Centennial ...

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