October 2017

Smiths Falls Police Report

October 17, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Police Report

Male charged with domestic related offences On Wednesday October 11, 2017 at approximately 8:10 a.m. police were called to an assault that occurred on Church Street. Investigation revealed that a 26 year-old male suspect from Carleton Place had allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend and committed several other offences from when they ...

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In Focus – Mon October 16, 2017 – The 32nd Annual Snowsuit Campaign: Steve Orr

October 16, 2017 by
In Focus – Mon October 16, 2017 – The 32nd Annual Snowsuit Campaign: Steve Orr

Bob is joined by Steve Orr to talk about the 32nd annual snowsuit campaign put on by Family and Children's Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville.

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Local cannabis producers ready for increase demand to come with legalization

October 16, 2017 by
Local cannabis producers ready for increase demand to come with legalization

The demand for Cannabis is expected to explode come July 2018 as legalization takes effect applying both supply and price pressures on the product.

“It’s difficult to predict how much demand there will be. It may be a rush to buy from the legal producers, because once it’s legalized why ...

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Faculty at Ontario’s colleges now on strike – Regular programming suspended at schools, including Algonquin in Perth

October 16, 2017 by
Faculty at Ontario’s colleges now on strike – Regular programming suspended at schools, including Algonquin in Perth

Faculty at 24 Ontario colleges, including Algonquin College in Perth, went on strike at the stroke of midnight, affecting more than 500,000 students across the province.

OPSEU says they couldn’t get a deal done by 12:01 a.m. this morning.

Last week Perth Campus Dean Chris Hahn told Lake 88, “The ...

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Hundreds gather to raise funds for cancer research at annual Sole Sisters Charity Event

October 15, 2017 by
Hundreds gather to raise funds for cancer research at annual Sole Sisters Charity Event

Close to 250 brave souls turned out to Lower Reach Park in Smiths Falls on Sunday morning to take part in the 5th Annual Sole Sisters Charity Event for Cancer Research, an event which has raised tens of thousands of dollars since its inception.

Individuals and teams braved the elements ...

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Sens and Edmonton tangle on the Lake!

October 14, 2017 by
Sens and Edmonton tangle on the Lake!

We've got Ottawa Senators hockey on Lake 88 tonight! The Sens conclude their western swing with a game against the Oilers in Edmonton.

Our coverage begins with the pre-game at 9:30, and the puck drops at 10:00!

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Sens hope to douse Flames as western swing drops into Calgary

October 13, 2017 by
Sens hope to douse Flames as western swing drops into Calgary

We've got the Senators in Calgary as their first western road trip of the season continues.

Join us for the pre-game at 8:30 tonight on Lake 88.1!

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In Focus – Fri October 13, 2017 – Janet Murray from Student Transportation Eastern Ontario

October 13, 2017 by
In Focus – Fri October 13, 2017 – Janet Murray from Student Transportation Eastern Ontario

Bob is joined by Janet Murray from Student Transportation Eastern Ontario to talk about this year’s school bus safety week, which kicks off on Monday.

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Smiths Falls police share Operation Impact results

October 13, 2017 by
Smiths Falls police share Operation Impact results

The Smiths Falls Police Service is sharing its numbers from Operation Impact – the national road safety campaign that focuses on impaired driving, moving and seat belt violations, distracted driving and speeding.

Over the course of the long weekend the Smiths Falls Police Service laid several charges including: 23 for ...

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Abbot Lombard fix in the cards for busy Smiths Falls intersection

October 13, 2017 by
Abbot Lombard fix in the cards for busy Smiths Falls intersection

Local drivers could soon be enjoying fewer traffic snarls at the Lombard and Abbott intersection in Smiths Falls.

A study of that intersection gave it a failing grade for level of service and recommended a number of remedies.

“We looked at all the possible improvements,  and the overall improvement that ...

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