August 2017

Road closures in Tay Valley Township for repair work

August 22, 2017 by
Road closures in Tay Valley Township for repair work

Lanark County is reporting a couple of road closures in Tay Valley Township.

Fallbrooke Road (or County Rd. 7) is closed to traffic today for a culvert replacement, (starting at 7 this morning).

It’s closed from Keays Rd to Concession Rd 9. It is expected to re-open around 7 this ...

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In Focus – Mon August 21, 2017 – Eclipse: Local Amateur Astronomer Frank Hitchens

August 21, 2017 by
In Focus – Mon August 21, 2017 – Eclipse: Local Amateur Astronomer Frank Hitchens

It’s eclipse Monday. Joining us to talk about the phenomenon is Local Amateur Astronomer Frank Hitchens who will tell us all about the event and how to view it safely.

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Health Unit set to host annual rabies clinics

August 21, 2017 by
Health Unit set to host annual rabies clinics

Together with partner veterinarians and municipalities, the Health Unit is offering the community Rabies Vaccination Clinics throughout the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Counties.  The Rabies Vaccination Clinics will be held on Sept 13th and 20th.  To find out locations where clinics will be held, call 1-800-660-5853 or visit the Health ...

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Lanark County fills new planner position

August 21, 2017 by
Lanark County fills new planner position

The following notice was issued by Lanark County:

Lanark County is pleased to announce a Perth area resident who has more than 20 years of experience in municipal, provincial and private-sector land-use planning has been hired to fill its new planner position.

Julie Stewart began her career at the Township ...

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In Focus: Frank Hitchens – Eclipse

August 21, 2017 by
In Focus: Frank Hitchens – Eclipse

In Focus, Monday, Aug. 21st after the News@Noon: It’s eclipse Monday. Joining us to talk about the phenomenon is Frank Hitchens who will tell us all about the event and how to view it safely.

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UPDATE- American killed in fatal marine accident at Rideau Ferry Regatta identified

August 20, 2017 by
UPDATE- American killed in fatal marine accident at Rideau Ferry Regatta identified

The OPP report that on Saturday, August 19, at approximately 2:00 pm, officers from the Ontario Provincial Police, Lanark County detachment responded to a report of a marine incident that occurred during the Rideau Ferry Regatta in Rideau Ferry.

Organizer Scott Cameron told Lake 88 that all Sunday activities at the ...

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Missing DNE man located

August 19, 2017 by
Missing DNE man located

The OPP reports that a 49 year-old Drummond North Elmsley man who had been reported as missing has been found.

The OPP thanks all who helped spread the word about his disappearance.

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In Focus – Fri August 18, 2017 – Dave Bird of the OPP

August 18, 2017 by
In Focus – Fri August 18, 2017 – Dave Bird of the OPP

We welcome Dave Bird of the OPP for an update on Lanark County OPP outreach initiatives, and commentary on how summer initiatives have been received.

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Congrats to two SF police officers, medal winners at World Police and Fire Games

August 18, 2017 by
Congrats to two SF police officers, medal winners at World Police and Fire Games

Two local Smiths Falls Police Officers travelled out to the World Police and Fire Games in Los Angeles last week and came home with a number of medals.

Sgt. Jodi Empey and Cst. Brent Pellett competed in swimming and running events.

Jodi won gold in five swimming events in the ...

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Sens tour to make stops in Perth, Carleton Place and Kemptville

August 18, 2017 by
Sens tour to make stops in Perth, Carleton Place and Kemptville

The Ottawa Senators have announced the Hometown Tour series presented by Canadian Tire, will return to eastern Ontario and western Quebec beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 22.

Presented primarily by Canadian Tire the Hometown Tour will feature two Senators players per location, Bell Media personalities, autograph sessions, interactive games, prizing opportunities ...

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