June 2017

Walkabout planned to help determine shed location at Conlon Farm in Perth

June 2, 2017 by
Walkabout planned to help determine shed location at Conlon Farm in Perth

At the regular council meeting on Tuesday May 30, Councillor Ed McPherson reported that the Recreation Committee is meeting up with staff and the Friends of Conlon Farm to do a site visit and weigh the concerns of the volunteers against the needs of the town.

“We want to meet ...

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Special Olympics Torch Run returns to Lanark County

June 2, 2017 by
Special Olympics Torch Run returns to Lanark County

The Special Olympics torch run is coming back to our listening area as Lanark OPP will once again be running to support the annual event.

There will be two fund raising runs in the County next Thursday, June 8th.  The first will be in Perth starting at the Lanark County ...

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Temporary re-zoning means chip wagon and produce stand can stay on Gore St in Perth

June 2, 2017 by
Temporary re-zoning means chip wagon and produce stand can stay on Gore St in Perth

The fry truck that has become something of a landmark on Gore Street in Perth will continue to operate for the immediate future.

The owner of the land leased by the fry truck and produce stand operator has applied and received approval for the zoning amendment needed to accommodate the ...

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In Focus – Thurs June 1, 2017 – Outdoor Smoking: Yves DeCoste of the Heath Unit

June 1, 2017 by
In Focus – Thurs June 1, 2017 – Outdoor Smoking: Yves DeCoste of the Heath Unit

We are joined by the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit’s Yves DeCoste to talk about the effect of second hand smoke during outdoor activities, now that more of us are heading outside and getting active.

Listen to the interview.

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OPP seek Federal Inmate

June 1, 2017 by
OPP seek Federal Inmate

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as result of their Breach of Parole.

Jason Lebreton is described as a white male, 37 years of age, 5'9" (175cm), 192lbs (87kg), with brown eyes and ...

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48th Annual Smiths Falls Citizen of the Year banquet awards Jackie Staples high honour

June 1, 2017 by
48th Annual Smiths Falls Citizen of the Year banquet awards Jackie Staples high honour

The 48th annual Smiths Falls Citizen of the Year banquet was held last night at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 95.

It is now official: Jackie Staples is the 48th recipient of the Tom Ashwell award and the 2017 Citizen of the Year.

Traditionally the annual banquet is organized and ...

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MVCA – Flows remain well above normal

June 1, 2017 by
MVCA – Flows remain well above normal

The following statement was released by the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority:

Due to significant rainfall over the last two days, flows and levels across the Mississippi River watershed have begun to increase again.  Although levels and flows have been declining over the last two weeks, most areas are still above ...

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