June 2017

In Focus – Thurs June 29, 2017 – The Smiths Falls and District Club for Youth: Bridget Manahan

June 29, 2017 by
In Focus – Thurs June 29, 2017 – The Smiths Falls and District Club for Youth: Bridget Manahan

Bob welcomes Bridget Manahan the new Executive Director of the Smiths Falls and District Club for Youth.

Listen to the interview.

 

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Town of Smiths Falls unveils new logo and website – official announcement

June 29, 2017 by
Town of Smiths Falls unveils new logo and website – official announcement

The following announcement was issued by the Town of Smiths Falls:

The Town of Smiths Falls is moving forward!! To celebrate our past, present and exciting future, we are launching a new, streamlined logo to reflect our modernized brand while still respecting our deep-rooted history.

The Town of Smiths Falls ...

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New Executive Director at Smiths Falls and District Club For Youth introduced

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New Executive Director at Smiths Falls and District Club For Youth introduced

Just days after receiving the Meritorius Service Medal from the Governor General, Les Voakes who has been the acting Executive Director of the Smiths Falls and District Club for Youth for the past three months  was up in front of  Smiths Falls council on Monday June 26 introducing Bridget Manahan ...

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Perth’s new zoning by-law takes effect

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Perth’s new zoning by-law takes effect

After considerable public consultation, Perth’s newly minted Comprehensive Zoning By-law has been passed by council and is now in effect.

The changes from the previous version are relatively minor mostly to do with adding and revising definitions, revising and adding new general provisions, revising some zoning standards and implementing a ...

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Smiths Falls Industrial Park to get high speed internet

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Smiths Falls Industrial Park to get high speed internet

The Smiths Falls industrial park is about to get high speed internet, after the issue was brought to the town’s attention by Kilmarnock Enterprise.

Troy Dunlop, director of public works and utilities says that provider Cogeco, is digging in the fibre optic lines along the shoulder of Hershey Drive. It’s ...

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Victim in fatal cycling collision east of Perth identified

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Victim in fatal cycling collision east of Perth identified

Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) are continuing the investigation of a fatal collision on Highway 7 east of the Town of Perth.

Officers were called to the scene at 06:40 am on Wednesday 28th June 2017.

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Leeds-Grenville looks passes tax deferral eligibility by-laws for low-income seniors and disabled persons

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Leeds-Grenville looks passes tax deferral eligibility by-laws for low-income seniors and disabled persons

Leeds-Grenville Council passed a by-law to establish eligibility for tax deferrals for low-income seniors and disabled persons.

The by-law updates a 1998 document to reflect the current Municipal Act.

The older by-law was intended to provide some relief from significant tax rate increases related to the phase-in of 1998 assessment-related ...

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Leeds-Grenville supports push for better broadband

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Leeds-Grenville supports push for better broadband

Leeds and Grenville counties’ Committee of the Whole is supporting the Eastern Ontario Regional Network’s (EORN), Cellular Mobile Broadband Project’s submission to federal and provincial governments for more funding.

The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus Inc. has identified the need to improve mobile broadband and cellular networks as critical to economic ...

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Habitat for Humanity celebrates first build in Perth

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Habitat for Humanity celebrates first build in Perth

Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa’s Perth Chapter celebrated the completion of the first-ever Habitat home in Perth on Wednesday.

Makhtar Tall and his wife Seynabou Badiana are officially first-time homeowners thanks to the Perth Chapter of Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa.

The couple and their three children, who are originally ...

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Carleton Place Library announces strategic plan

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Carleton Place Library announces strategic plan

Librarian Meriah Caswell (pictured) made a presentation to council about the Carleton Place Public Library Tuesday night announcing the library’s first ever strategic plan.

The plan was a year in the making and is the result of just more than 400 survey responses which Caswell said were like love letters. ...

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