August 2017

Smiths Falls Council gets peek at redesigned Town Hall and new Town Square

August 29, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Council gets peek at redesigned Town Hall and new Town Square

At a Committee of the Whole meeting held on Monday, August 28th, Smiths Falls council got a sneak peek at some concept designs for the town hall and planned Town Square presented by +VG, an architectural firm specializing in the adaptive use of heritage buildings.

This is the third town ...

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PC leader Brown speaks to 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce

August 29, 2017 by
PC leader Brown speaks to 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce

In a speech to a full house at a breakfast event hosted by the 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce on Monday, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown outlined his vision for a more prosperous Ontario that can compete with any jurisdiction in the world.

Brown tackled key concerns identified by ...

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Lanark County OPP weekly update

August 29, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP weekly update

Between Monday August 21, 2017 and Monday August 28, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 379 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

26 Total, Including 3 Car / Deer. 

Impaired Drivers 

At 08:51pm on Wednesday August 23, officers responded to ...

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In Focus – Mon August 28, 2017 – Terilee Kelford of Cornerstone Landing & Chris Hahn, Dean of Algonquin College Perth Campus

August 28, 2017 by
In Focus – Mon August 28, 2017 – Terilee Kelford of Cornerstone Landing & Chris Hahn, Dean of Algonquin College Perth Campus

Terilee Kelford of Cornerstone Landing, and Chris Hahn, Dean of Algonquin College, Perth Campus join Bob to talk about a special collaboration between the two organizations.

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Charges laid in June truck-cycle collision in Perth

August 28, 2017 by
Charges laid in June truck-cycle collision in Perth

Lanark County OPP and the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators have concluded the investigation of a fatal collision that occurred on June 28th on Highway 7 east of Perth.

Officers were called to the scene at 06:40am on that day and their investigation revealed that an eastbound cyclist, identified as 49 ...

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Carleton Place could host community friendship oven

August 28, 2017 by
Carleton Place could host community friendship oven

Market Square in Carleton Place could be the proud new home of a community friendship oven.  Mills Community Support in Almonte and the Carleton Place and District Chamber of Commerce is spearheading the project.

“It’ll be important in attracting people to Carleton Place to live and in turn support the ...

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SIU investigating incident near Smiths Falls

August 28, 2017 by
SIU investigating incident near Smiths Falls

The Special Investigation Unit is looking into a single vehicle rollover near Golf Club Road on Highway 15 just outside Smiths Falls.

The SIU, which is called in whenever an incident involving police results in death or injury, reports that just after midnight early Sunday morning police from the OPP and ...

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In Focus – Fri August 25, 2017 – YAK Youth Services Executive Director, Jeff Kohl

August 25, 2017 by
In Focus – Fri August 25, 2017 – YAK Youth Services Executive Director, Jeff Kohl

Bob welcomes Jeff Kohl, the new Executive Director at YAK youth services in Perth. We get to know Jeff a little better and talk about what’s coming up for the popular youth center.

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Lanark approves Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centre Plan for county

August 25, 2017 by
Lanark approves Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centre Plan for county

Following a presentation at the Lanark Community Services Committee meeting earlier this month, Lanark County Council has approved the Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centre (OEYCFC) Plan.

The plan builds on the Ontario Early Years Policy Framework and the Childcare Modernization Strategy, aiming for a system that is more ...

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CP Council to close part of Edmund St.

August 25, 2017 by
CP Council to close part of Edmund St.

Carleton Place council is drafting a bylaw to permanently close part of Edmund Street.

The closed portion will be turned into three parts: a parking lot, a driveway for the Hydro building on Edmund Street and a public driveway to access the dog park near Carambeck.

Chris and Craig Sobczak, ...

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