November 2017

UPDATE – Special Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada

November 17, 2017 by
UPDATE – Special Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada

Special weather statement issued by Environment Canada for:

  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County, Western Lanark County - Plevna
  • Ottawa, Kanata, Orleans

A mixed bag of wintery precipitation is expected Saturday into Sunday morning.

Light snow is expected to develop over eastern Ontario including the National Capital ...

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Perth murder suspect back in court Friday

November 17, 2017 by
Perth murder suspect back in court Friday

The man accused in the Last Duel Park murder case will be back in court Friday afternoon at 2 pm.

23 year-old Andrew Kravchenko, was arrested in December of last year and charged with first degree murder in the death of 45 year-old James Laverdure who was killed on August ...

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Liberals will attempt back-to-work legislation for college strike after unanimous support denied by NDP

November 17, 2017 by
Liberals will attempt back-to-work legislation for college strike after unanimous support denied by NDP

The province will attempt to get back-to-work legistlation passed again today after unanimous support was blocked yesterday by the NDP.

The Conservatives had agreed to the move which would have ended the five week-old college strike after faculty voted to reject the latest offer from the schools.

Ontario NDP Leader ...

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Perth taking action on contamination in town

November 17, 2017 by
Perth taking action on contamination in town

A special council meeting was called in Perth on Thursday, November 16th, to address an issue of toxic contamination in town.

It was more of a public meeting in format with the town’s environmental solicitor Harry Dahme leading a presentation.

Dahme walked the audience through the history of the contamination.  ...

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Lanark County Council Meeting Highlights

November 17, 2017 by
Lanark County Council Meeting Highlights

Council Supports Ongoing Implementation of Vegetation Management Plan:

Following numerous delegations and presentations at the public works committee meeting last month, council received a detailed report and directed staff to include funds in the 2018 budget to support the ongoing implementation of the county’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Vegetation ...

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OPP not making calls in support of Teddy Bear program

November 17, 2017 by
OPP not making calls in support of Teddy Bear program

Notice from the OPP: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is very proud to have a number of key partnerships in place throughout the Province of Ontario that benefit the communities policed by the OPP.

Recently, several OPP detachments received a number of inquiries from residents asking about police related organizations ...

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Sens and Pens tonight on Lake 88

November 16, 2017 by

We've got the Senators playing their first game since their two game sweep of the Avalanche in the NHL Global Series in Sweden!

Tonight the Senators welcome the Pittsburgh Penguins in a rematch of last year's conference final.

Join us for the pre-game at 7, right after Jr. Hockey Talk, ...

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Build A Mountain of Food stops in Perth and Lanark Village this week

November 16, 2017 by
Build A Mountain of Food stops in Perth and Lanark Village this week

The annual Build A Mountain of Food Campaign resumes this weekend with stops in Perth and Lanark.

We'll be at Brownlee's Metro, Barnabe's YIG, Foodsmiths, and Giant Tiger in Perth from 9am to 4pm.

We'll also be in Lanark Village at the Lanark Highlands Food Pantry and Thrift Store from ...

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In Focus – Thurs November 16, 2017 – Food Insecurity: The Health Unit’s Marie Traynor

November 16, 2017 by
In Focus – Thurs November 16, 2017 – Food Insecurity: The Health Unit’s Marie Traynor

Bob welcomes Marie Traynor from the Leeds, Grennville, and Lanark District Health Unit to talk about Food Insecurity.

Listen to the interview.

 

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Planned Hydro outage for some residents in Beckwith, Ramsay and Carleton Place

November 16, 2017 by
Planned Hydro outage for some residents in Beckwith, Ramsay and Carleton Place

There is a planned Hydro outage for some residents in Beckwith, Ramsay and Carleton Place as Hydro One will be installing new hydro equipment.

It will affect more than 1,000 customers.

The outage will take place on Sunday November 26th. It begins at 7:00 am and will last until 11:00 ...

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