September 2017

Smiths Falls Police Report

September 20, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Police Report

Smiths Falls man charged with numerous domestic related offences Police say that on the afternoon of the 11th at approximately 3:57 p.m. they were called to a residence on Mylne Street for a report of a possible domestic assault in progress. Police attended and investigation revealed that a 20year old ...

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Perth raises more than $28K during annual Terry Fox Run

September 20, 2017 by
Perth raises more than $28K during annual Terry Fox Run

The town of Perth has once again rallied to help those fighting cancer.

According to a report, this year’s annual Terry Fox Run at Conlon Farm brought in more than $28,000.

The run was dedicated this year to 21 year-old Emery Vanderburg – a University student who fought the same ...

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Local Paramedics call 2017 Paramedic Ride a resounding success

September 20, 2017 by
Local Paramedics call 2017 Paramedic Ride a resounding success

Lanark County Paramedics who took part in the 2017 Paramedic Ride are calling it a resounding success.

Paramedic and Rider Dale McCabe tells Lake 88 that the Ride was blessed with perfect weather. The Local contingent joined the larger group in Brockville before a rest in Merrickville hosted by the ...

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In Focus – Tues September 19, 2017 – Ontario Federation of Agriculture: Mark Wales

September 19, 2017 by
In Focus – Tues September 19, 2017 – Ontario Federation of Agriculture: Mark Wales

Bob is joined by Mark Wales, Board Member and past president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture to talk about changes to federal tax laws, what they will mean for our local farmers, and what they can do about it.

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Perth and Smiths Falls splash pads extend season as heat wave continues

September 19, 2017 by
Perth and Smiths Falls splash pads extend season as heat wave continues

Good news for Splash Pad lovers – the pads in Perth and Smiths Falls are staying open a while longer to help you beat the heat.

Perth says the pad will remain open until the end of September, or maybe even longer, should it stay warm enough.

While Smiths Falls ...

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Lanark County OPP report

September 19, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP report

The following report was provided by the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP. 

Between Monday September 11, 2017 and Monday September 18, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 402 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions. 

33. Including, eight Car/ Deer ...

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Smiths Falls Fire Chief Beauchamp to move on at the end of October

September 19, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Fire Chief Beauchamp to move on at the end of October

Smiths Falls Fire Chief Normand Beauchamp told council last night that he will be stepping down, effective the end of October.

The Chief says he will be moving on to a larger community, but couldn’t tell the Mayor and Councillors which one.

He told the meeting held at the arena, ...

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In Focus – Mon September 18, 2017 – Food Fit: Aisha Toor & Fabiola Depaz

September 18, 2017 by
In Focus – Mon September 18, 2017 – Food Fit: Aisha Toor & Fabiola Depaz

Bob is joined by Aisha Toor, Community Kitchen Coordinator with the Table Community Food Centre and Fabiola Depaz a past participant in the Food Fit program to talk about the program and what it has to offer local residents.

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Architects selected for new CP ER

September 18, 2017 by
Architects selected for new CP ER

The Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) has announced it has retained the services of Parkin Architects Limited to design the new Emergency Department.

A release says the firm was chosen following a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process. “Parkin has an excellent reputation and extensive experience in the ...

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