November 2016

In Focus – Wed November 30, 2016 – Artistic Designer, Catherine Orfald

November 30, 2016 by

Lynda’s guest Catherine Orfald, artistic designer, talks about the new mapping project that she has developed for the Lanark County Municipal Trails Corporation.

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Recall on specific Kidde brand hard-wired CO alarms

November 30, 2016 by
Recall on specific Kidde brand hard-wired CO alarms

Lanark County Emergency Services says that there has been a recall on a specific Kidde brand combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarm.

The alarms are the Kidde NightHawk talking combo smoke/CO Alarm KN-COSM-IBCA and KN-COSM-ICA models with manufacture dates between June 1, 2004 and March 2011. The alarms are hard-wired ...

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Facebook suicide prevention post – Local help line number

November 30, 2016 by
Facebook suicide prevention post – Local help line number

An anti-suicide prevention campaign is gaining steam on Facebook.

It can be worded in a few different ways, but users are asked to copy a status that reads something like: “It’s a hard time of the year for a lot of folks. A simple copy and paste might save someone's ...

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Perth and District Community Foundation remembers Elaine Turner’s generosity, drive, and inspiration

November 30, 2016 by
Perth and District Community Foundation remembers Elaine Turner’s generosity, drive, and inspiration

The town of Perth has lost a true champion of the good the community is capable of achieving.

The Perth and District Community Foundation has released a statement on the sudden death of their former Executive Director Elaine Turner.

Turner died on Saturday, November 26th.

Her obituary shows that her ...

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Public budget meeting in Smiths Falls this evening

November 30, 2016 by
Public budget meeting in Smiths Falls this evening

There’s a chance for residents in Smiths Falls to get involved with the Budget process tonight.

There is a public meeting being held at the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre at 7 p.m.

All are welcome to attend to find out more about the budget process and learn where town ...

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Mayor Fenik updates Council on VIA prospects

November 30, 2016 by
Mayor Fenik updates Council on VIA prospects

In an update to Council on the proposed addition of Perth as stop on a new VIA rail line, Mayor John Fenik said that things are looking positive.

The Perth Courier reports that the Mayor told Counil last week that he met with VIA President Yves Desjardins-Siciliano earlier this month ...

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GWM Hospital in Perth street access limited to Isabella Street today

November 30, 2016 by
GWM Hospital in Perth street access limited to Isabella Street today

We have another note to pass along to anyone planning to go to the Great War Memorial Hospital in Perth.

Officials there say that the Drummond Street entrance will be closed from the street today.

Access will be only available from the Isabella Street entrance. The closure is to allow ...

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In Focus – Tues Nov 29, 2016 – Youth Habilitation Quinte: Lily Lee

November 29, 2016 by

Lily Lee a Transition Facilitator at Youth Habilitation Quinte, joins us to talk about a new app aimed at helping teens and young adults cope a respond to mental health issues.

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Local Cancellations – Tues. Nov. 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 by
Local Cancellations – Tues. Nov. 29, 2016

Tuesday November 29, 2016

  • All school buses in our area have been cancelled for today.
  • All CROW Early Years playgroups, workshops and programs in Lanark County are cancelled for today.
  • The Bereavement Support Group in Smiths Falls is cancelled today.
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Lanark OPP search for pig’s owner

November 29, 2016 by
Lanark OPP search for pig’s owner

Lanark County Police were alerted to a large pig, a sow, wandering around a resident’s home on the 2nd Concession of Dalhousie. It had been feeding there for three days.

The OPP report that the pig was friendly, cooperative and voluntarily surrendered into OPP custody.

Temporary, safe accommodation was established ...

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