December 2016

In Focus – Fri December 30, 2016 – Safe Drinking: The Health Unit’s Bonnie Schnitker

December 30, 2016 by

We’re talking Safe Drinking with Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark Health Unit public health nurse Bonnie Schnittker.

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Perth’s Coreau gets second NHL win

December 30, 2016 by
Perth’s Coreau gets second NHL win

Perth's Jared Coreau and his Detroit Red Wing team mates took some of the shine off Daniel Alfredsson's celebration last night at the Canadian Tire Centre as the Wings scored in overtime to defeat the Ottawa Senators 3-2.

Alfredsson played 17 seasons with the Sens and was honoured in a ...

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In Focus: Thursday December 29- Cathy James and John Fenik

December 29, 2016 by

Brian Perkin talks to Cathy James and John Fenik about the highlights from 2016, as the town celebrated the Perth Military Settlement's 200th Anniversary. Listen to the interview.

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Perth Native Jared Coreau to start in net vs. Senators in Ottawa

December 29, 2016 by
Perth Native Jared Coreau to start in net vs. Senators in Ottawa

The Detroit Red Wings have announced that Perth native Jared Coreau will be starting in net for the Red Wings tonight when they take on the Senators in Ottawa.

 

Coreau said this will be the first time his 92 year old grandmother will see him play live. #DETvsOTT #LGRW ...

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Leeds County OPP make two RIDE related arrests

December 29, 2016 by
Leeds County OPP make two RIDE related arrests

The following is from the OPP, Leeds Detachment:

Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P) arrested two men over the weekend.

On the 23rd of December at around 6:15 p.m. Leeds County O.P.P were conducting a R.I.D.E program on County Rd 5 in Front of Yonge Township.  Upon checking a pickup ...

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Councillors in Smiths Falls divided on lottery charges

December 29, 2016 by
Councillors in Smiths Falls divided on lottery charges

Smiths Falls Councillors remain divided on how much to charge service clubs and other organizations for bingos, raffles and related lotteries that the town administers on behalf of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).

To help municipalities recover their costs, AGCO allows them to charge a maximum of ...

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Smiths Falls Crossing Guards to keep closer eye on drivers

December 29, 2016 by
Smiths Falls Crossing Guards to keep closer eye on drivers

School crossing guards in the Town of Smiths Falls have been instructed to start recording the licence plates of vehicles that aren’t coming to a complete stop while people are crossing the street.

Director of corporate services and town clerk Kerry Costello says drivers continue to put the safety of ...

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In Focus – Tues December 27, 2016 – Perth 200: Clark and Liz Theobald

December 27, 2016 by

Clark and Liz Theobald join Brian to talk about some of the highlights from the 200th Anniversary of the Perth Military Settlement, including the Settler’s Trek and Historical Encampment, among others.

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Fire on Bass Lake Rd. in Rideau Ferry

December 26, 2016 by
Fire on Bass Lake Rd. in Rideau Ferry

Fire officials have responded to a house fire on Bass Lake Rd. near Rideau Ferry this afternoon.

You are asked to avoid the area.

We will share any more information that we receive when it becomes available. Word on injuries, cause or damages isn't expected for some time.

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In Focus – Fri December 23, 2016 – Santa Claus

December 23, 2016 by

It’s our annual talk with the one and only Santa Claus! Grab the kids for a magical journey.

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