November 2017

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Lake 88 listening area

November 9, 2017 by
Winter Weather Advisory issued for Lake 88 listening area

Environment Canada has issued a Winter Weather Travel Advisory for tonight for:

  • Plevna - Sharbot Lake - Western Lanark County
  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County
  • Brockville - Prescott
  • Gananoque - Mallorytown
  • Merrickville-Wolford - Kemptville
  • Westport - Charleston Lake

The government agency says snowfall and rapidly ...

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In Focus – Wed November 8, 2017 – The Ontario Highlands Tourism Summit: Marie White, Tourism Manager for Lanark County

November 8, 2017 by
In Focus – Wed November 8, 2017 – The Ontario Highlands Tourism Summit: Marie White, Tourism Manager for Lanark County

Lynda's guest, Marie White, Tourism Manager for Lanark County updates us on the recent Ontario Highlands Tourism Summit held October 23. This year's conference focused on Culture and Community.

Listen to the interview.

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Planned power outage for Smiths Falls this weekend

November 8, 2017 by
Planned power outage for Smiths Falls this weekend

There will be a planned power outage in Smiths Falls this weekend, so Hydro One can install some new equipment.

The utility says that about 590 customers will be affected, and those impacted by this planned maintenance outage have been contacted. Many received phone messages alerting them to the maintenance.

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Public budget talks planned for tonight in Smiths Falls

November 8, 2017 by
Public budget talks planned for tonight in Smiths Falls

The town of Smiths Falls is inviting the public to take an active role in the budget process this year.

On Wednesday November 8, at 7 p.m. residents of the town are encouraged to make their way to the memorial community centre and take the opportunity to voice their opinions on how ...

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Charges dropped against Perth man

November 8, 2017 by
Charges dropped against Perth man

Charges against a Perth resident have now been dropped.

Sacha Babin had been facing charges of one count of possession of property obtained by crime (over $5,000), and one count of possession of a Schedule One drug.

The Perth Courier reports that on Thursday, Oct. 19, the Crown attorney requested ...

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New condo offers water-works cost-sharing opportunity in Carleton Place

November 8, 2017 by
New condo offers water-works cost-sharing opportunity in Carleton Place

The development of a new thirty three unit condominium in Carleton Place is providing the town with an opportunity to share costs on much needed water works.

Construction is expected to occur along Charles and Allan Streets but would require the elimination of a sanitary pumping station, the looping of ...

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Perth Councillor Turner seeks answers for subdivision prone to flooding

November 8, 2017 by
Perth Councillor Turner seeks answers for subdivision prone to flooding

Muskrats swimming in the backyard is an image that speaks volumes, and a reality that residents at the Perth Works subdivision, near the fairgrounds have been living with for some time.

“Every spring they have major flooding issues, the grading there isn’t possibly up to regulations, because in fact the ...

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In Focus – Tues November 7, 2017 – The Table Community Food Centre’s Ramsay Hart

November 7, 2017 by
In Focus – Tues November 7, 2017 – The Table Community Food Centre’s Ramsay Hart

The Table Community Food Centre’s Ramsay Hart joins Bob to talk about a new document entitled, “Invest in rural resiliency, address poverty,” other happenings at the centre in Perth, and the upcoming Perth Polar Bear Plunge.

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Original founder of Tweed Inc. buys CP’s RockGarden Medicinals

November 7, 2017 by
Original founder of Tweed Inc. buys CP’s RockGarden Medicinals

One of the original founders of Tweed Inc., Chuck Rifici has bought back in to the region.

The Ottawa Business Journal reports that Rifici’s company Cannabis Wheaton Income Group has purchased upstart Carleton Place producer RockGarden Medicinals.

The company received its license to grow medicinal cannabis back in August. It ...

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Perth Algonquin student organizing rally at campus for Wednesday morning

November 7, 2017 by
Perth Algonquin student organizing rally at campus for Wednesday morning

A local woman an Algonquin College Perth Campus student is organizing a rally to take place at the school tomorrow.

Amy Ayers tells Lake 88, “I want to make some noise here at my campus as we are a small college.”

She is hoping for a good turnout and is ...

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