April 2017

Coreau Leads Griffins To Series Sweep

April 27, 2017 by

Perth native and Red Wing goalie prospect Jared Coreau led the Grand Rapids Griffins to a series sweep with a win against the Milwaukee Admirals last night, in their search for the Calder Cup, a 3-2 overtime win. Coreau made 41 saves.

The Griffins now face the Chicago Wolves in ...

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Smiths Falls Could Be Getting A New Chip Wagon

April 26, 2017 by

A new chip and ice cream wagon could be coming to downtown Smiths Falls as early as this summer season. The town has received an application for a chip and ice cream wagon to be located next to Raw Car Wash & Detailing at 25 Main Street East.

The new ...

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Carleton Place Introduces Its New CAO

April 26, 2017 by
Carleton Place Introduces Its New CAO

Carleton Place council introduced its new CAO Mark Jensen at last night’s council meeting.

Jensen said he is looking forward to working with the mayor, councillors, and administration as well as key stakeholders to make Carleton Place an even better place to work, live and play.

Jensen has a background ...

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Smiths Falls Pavement Marking Being Contracted Out

April 26, 2017 by

The Town of Smiths Falls is steadily streamlining its operations as service reviews uncover inefficiencies.

On April 24, Director of Public Works and Utilities, Troy Dunlop recommended that council approve the award of a contract for Pavement marking to Acculine and Signs Inc.

“The pavement marking program includes the ...

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In Focus – Wed April 26, 2017 – The Table’s Housing Outreach Campaign

April 26, 2017 by
In Focus – Wed April 26, 2017 – The Table’s Housing Outreach Campaign

Lynda’s guest, Beth Schilling, Advocacy, Social Justice and Volunteer Coordinator with the Table Community Food Centre, & Roger Bernicky, member of (CAN) Community Action Network, on the Table’s Housing Outreach Campaign and the results of the survey that were presented at the March 29th Forum.

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In Focus – Tues April 25, 2017 – Perth: The Mayor’s Task Force on Local Climate Change

April 25, 2017 by
In Focus – Tues April 25, 2017 – Perth: The Mayor’s Task Force on Local Climate Change

Perth Mayor John Fenik and Town Climate Change Coordinator Sean Campbell discuss the progress of the Mayor’s Task Force on Local Climate Change and the upcoming open house.

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Ombudsman Report on $1.8 million deficit in Rideau Lakes presented

April 25, 2017 by
Ombudsman Report on $1.8 million deficit in Rideau Lakes presented

Rideau Lakes Council received a report from the Ombudsman this week, it investigated the accumulation of a deficit between 2008 and 2014 of $1.18 million.

In a release, the township reports: the Ombudsman’s findings show the checks, balances and financial controls built into the Municipal Act and local policies and ...

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Ont. Green Leader Schreiner holding Town Hall in Almonte – speaks with Lake 88

April 25, 2017 by
Ont. Green Leader Schreiner holding Town Hall in Almonte – speaks with Lake 88

Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner continues his tour of Ontario with a Town Hall meeting this coming Saturday in Almonte.

Schreiner says the session is a chance for citizens to ask him about Green Party policy when it comes to a wide range of subjects, like wrangling the soaring ...

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Team Ontario – Perth’s Team Gray rink, performs well at U18 Nationals

April 25, 2017 by
Team Ontario – Perth’s Team Gray rink, performs well at U18 Nationals

At the U18 National Curling Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick, Perth’s Team Gray, skipped by Mikayal Gray, won all 3 of their games this weekend.

They finished with a 5 and 3 record, out of the championship round.

Even though they finished out of the medals, they report having an ...

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SF Mayor reacts to town being overlooked for Basic Income pilot

April 25, 2017 by
SF Mayor reacts to town being overlooked for Basic Income pilot

It was a little after 9:00 a.m. on Monday April 24, when Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow found out that the town had not been chosen as a site for the Basic Income Project.

“In some ways it was like being punched in the gut, it was very disappointing,” he ...

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