November 2017

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority update – water levels remain high

November 2, 2017 by
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority update – water levels remain high

From the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority: Water levels that were already high from rain on Sunday and Monday are expected to increase again if rain forecast for Thursday and Friday falls on the Rideau River watershed.

About 12 millimetres (mm) of rain fell overnight and as much as 40 mm ...

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2017 Build a Mountain of Food Kick off this weekend in Almonte and Carleton Place

November 2, 2017 by
2017 Build a Mountain of Food Kick off this weekend in Almonte and Carleton Place

The Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign is about to embark on its 11th year of collecting food and cash donations in support of local food banks throughout the region.

Title Sponsor, Hinton Auto Group, along with participating media partners, including Lake 88, have once again joined ...

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College labour talks to resume today

November 2, 2017 by
College labour talks to resume today

There’s some potentially good news for college students – the talks to end the strike by teachers will begin again today.

Both sides in the college teachers strike will be back at the bargaining table. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews made the announcement yesterday.

“This is an important step forward, ...

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Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority keeping close eye on water levels as the rain falls

November 2, 2017 by
Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority keeping close eye on water levels as the rain falls

From the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority: As a result of more than 100 millimetres of rainfall received over the last few days, water levels on the Carp River increased dramatically but have since peaked and are beginning to recede.

Flows and levels along this watercourse are expected to increase again ...

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In Focus – Wed November 1, 2017 – Mary Cook on Her Book: “The Best Job in the World”

November 1, 2017 by
In Focus – Wed November 1, 2017 – Mary Cook on Her Book: “The Best Job in the World”

Lynda welcomes well known author, broadcaster and storyteller Mary Cook to talk about her latest book “The Best Job in the World”.

Listen to the interview.

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Crime Stoppers Report – police seek church vandals

November 1, 2017 by
Crime Stoppers Report – police seek church vandals

Here is this week’s Crime Stoppers report.

Lanark County OPP are looking for your help to identify the person or persons responsible for an act of mischief at the Almonte Presbyterian Church in Almonte.

Sometime on Wednesday, Oct. 18 or Thursday, Oct. 19 a derogatory term was spray painted on ...

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Town Hall meeting in Smiths Falls tonight to discuss new labour laws

November 1, 2017 by
Town Hall meeting in Smiths Falls tonight to discuss new labour laws

The Smiths Falls & District Chamber of Commerce and the town of Smiths Falls are hosting a Town Hall meeting tonight to discuss the Ontario Government’s proposed changes to work legislation that will affect all of us.

The session will cover several proposed changes to workplace legislation such as, the ...

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Lanark County OPP report

November 1, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP report

Between Monday October 23rd, and Monday October 30th, officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 411 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Total 33 including: 5 Car / Deer 1 Car/ Porcupine 11 Parking Lots incidents 7 Single Motor Vehicle Off ...

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Fire Marshal and local Fire Depts kick off CO Awareness Week

November 1, 2017 by
Fire Marshal and local Fire Depts kick off CO Awareness Week

You’re being encouraged to help beat the silent killer this week.

The Ontario Fire Marshal’s office is marking Carbon Monoxide Awareness week with a public awareness campaign aimed at educating the public on the potential deadly dangers of the gas.

Tomorrow we will welcome DNE-Tay Valley Fire Chief Greg Saunders, ...

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