September 2017

Colonel By Island out of power until Sept. 8th

September 5, 2017 by
Colonel By Island out of power until Sept. 8th

Parks Canada reminds us that Colonel By Island, on Big Rideau Lake on the Rideau Canal, will be without power from today through to the 8th.

It’s to allow for new submarine cable installation on the site.

This means that there will be no access to the washroom facilities on ...

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MP Gord Brown to host meeting on proposed tax changes for small business

September 5, 2017 by
MP Gord Brown to host meeting on proposed tax changes for small business

MP for Leeds-Grenville Gord Brown will be hosting a meeting on Wednesday, September 14th to hear from constituents about the small business tax changes proposed by the federal government.

It will take place at the 1000 Islands Mall Community Room in Brockville from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. MP for ...

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Gas prices show no signs of dropping

September 4, 2017 by
Gas prices show no signs of dropping

Gas Prices could remain high for the next couple of weeks as it may take that long for production to be ramped up to offset the shortages caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico and Texas.

Prices in our listening area are no exception.

Average prices in Perth ...

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Female motorcyclists suffers critical injuries in Friday afternoon Carleton Place collision

September 4, 2017 by
Female motorcyclists suffers critical injuries in Friday afternoon Carleton Place collision

The OPP continues to investigate a serious accident that occurred late Friday afternoon on Highway 7 west of Highway 15 in the town of Carleton Place.

Paramedics tweeted that a female motorcyclist suffered critical injuries in the two vehicle collision yesterday afternoon.

Lanark County OPP are being assisted by OPP Technical ...

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In Focus – Fri September 1, 2017 – 100 years of Guiding in Perth

September 1, 2017 by
In Focus – Fri September 1, 2017 – 100 years of Guiding in Perth

We celebrate 100 years of Guiding in Perth. An upcoming dinner will mark the anniversary for the organization in the town. We’ll learn a bit about the history behind reaching such a significant milestone.

Listen to the interview.

 

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Elgin man faces steep fishing fines

September 1, 2017 by
Elgin man faces steep fishing fines

An Elgin man has been fined $1,150 for fishing violations.

The man pleaded guilty to possessing fish of a prohibited size under a sport fishing licence and was fined $900. He also pleaded guilty to angling with more than the permitted number of lines and was fined $250.

Court heard ...

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Smiths Falls hopes to make budget easier to understand

September 1, 2017 by
Smiths Falls hopes to make budget easier to understand

Smiths Falls town budget is going to be a lot easier to follow this year.

On Monday August 28th, Council received the first draft of a Public Budget Guide that Janet Koziel, Interim Treasurer and her department, had been asked to prepare.

Mayor Shawn Pankow told Lake 88, "We traditionally send ...

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Carleton Place to host Doors Open event September 16 and 17

September 1, 2017 by
Carleton Place to host Doors Open event September 16 and 17

Carleton Place will hosts a Doors Open event on September 16 and 17.

A release from the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum says Doors Open Carleton Place 2017 will feature eleven local properties that will be open to the public, free of charge.

They call it a great opportunity ...

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Volunteer Hospice Visitors are needed in Perth, Lanark, Carleton Place, Smiths Falls and surrounding areas

September 1, 2017 by
Volunteer Hospice Visitors are needed in Perth, Lanark, Carleton Place, Smiths Falls and surrounding areas

Community Home Support Lanark County says that volunteer Hospice Visitors are needed in Perth, Lanark, Carleton Place, Smiths Falls and surrounding areas to support people living with a life-limiting illness through to end-of-life care.

Volunteers provide confidential and non-judgmental support, often in the form of a weekly visit up to ...

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Gas prices rise sharply

September 1, 2017 by
Gas prices rise sharply

Gas prices have spiked in our listening area, and across Ontario.

Hurricane Harvey is getting the blame. The storm knocked out significant oil drilling and refining capacity in Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, and on Wednesday, the largest U.S. oil refinery had to cease operations. Adding to the problems, specifically ...

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