March 2017

In Focus – Fri March 31, 2017 – Canopy Growth Co-Founder and CEO Bruce Linton

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In Focus – Fri March 31, 2017 – Canopy Growth Co-Founder and CEO Bruce Linton

We’re joined by Canopy Growth Co-Founder and CEO Bruce Linton for an update on the company as it continues to grow in both production and employees in Smiths Falls.

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Updated Weather Statement from Environment Canada

March 31, 2017 by
Updated Weather Statement from Environment Canada

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Plevna - Sharbot Lake - Western Lanark County
  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County

March will end on a wintery note.

Snow will begin early this morning and end early Saturday morning. Snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 centimetres are ...

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Smiths Falls and District Crime Stoppers increases reward for Fentanyl/Opioid related crime

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Smiths Falls and District Crime Stoppers increases reward for Fentanyl/Opioid related crime

Crime Stoppers in Smiths Falls is upping the ante when it comes to helping stamp out drugs in the community.

The group recently issued a notice that says, “Due to the severity of the fentanyl/opioid crisis, the Smith Falls and District Crime Stoppers program approved doubling their tip rewards (up ...

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Police officer dragged at traffic stop in Smiths Falls, suspect later caught and held

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Police officer dragged at traffic stop in Smiths Falls, suspect later caught and held

A man who fled police in Smiths Falls has been apprehended after initially taking off from police during a traffic stop.

The Smiths Falls Police Service reports that on the afternoon of Wednesday March 15 police conducted a traffic stop of a motor vehicle on Abbott Street North.  The thirty-one ...

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Crime Stoppers Report

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Crime Stoppers Report

Here is this week’s Crime Stoppers report, a presentation of Advanced Alarms in Smiths Falls.

Lanark County OPP are looking for your help to find out who broke-into and vandalized a number of homes under construction in Carleton Place.  On March 3rd the police received a report it had happened ...

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In Focus – Thurs March 30, 2017 – Stewart Park Festival: John McKenty and Barb St. Arnaud

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In Focus – Thurs March 30, 2017 – Stewart Park Festival: John McKenty and Barb St. Arnaud

Bob is joined by John McKenty and Barb St. Arnaud from the Stewart Park Festival to talk about, among other things, a recent designation they received from the province as one of Ontario’s best festivals.

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Special Weather Statement: March goes out like a lion

March 30, 2017 by
Special Weather Statement: March goes out like a lion

The following is a Special weather statement from Environment Canada

A Special Weather Statement is in effect for: Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County

March will end on a wintery note.

A low pressure system over Missouri will track towards Southern Ontario in the next couple of ...

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United Counties of Leeds & Grenville praise first responders to 401 chemical spill and collisions

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United Counties of Leeds & Grenville praise first responders to 401 chemical spill and collisions

United Counties of Leeds-Grenville Warden Robin Jones praised all responders, including the Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service, Administration, Public Works and Social Services department staff, for their work in the wake of a multiple-vehicle crash and chemical spill near Lansdowne March 14th.

The accident, which took the life of a transport ...

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Plaque unveiled to honour Doug Snedden as Carleton Place Community Builder

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Plaque unveiled to honour Doug Snedden as Carleton Place Community Builder

Carleton Place council presented Doug Snedden with the 2017 Community Builders Award at last night’s council meeting.

Snedden is a Carleton Place resident who dedicated the last decade to cleaning the Mississippi River and who is largely responsible for the emergency room expansion at the Carleton Place hospital.

Mayor Louis ...

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Carleton Place Council names BIA Board Member

March 30, 2017 by
Carleton Place Council names BIA Board Member

At this week's council meeting, Carleton Place council authorized Councillor Theresa Fritz to serve on the BIA board. Mayor Louis Antonakos will also attend BIA meetings as an ex officio member.

The Carleton Place BIA also accepted Brad Occomore of Valley Granite and Tile to the BIA board. Council acknowledged ...

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