December 2017

Special Weather Statement remains in effect

December 25, 2017 by
Special Weather Statement remains in effect

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Plevna - Sharbot Lake - Western Lanark County
  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County

Here is the forecast as of 5AM on Dec. 25th

Today Snow and local blowing snow ending this afternoon then cloudy. Amount 2 to 4 cm. ...

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Sens continue tour of the Sunshine state as they play Panthers

December 23, 2017 by
Sens continue tour of the Sunshine state as they play Panthers

The Senators continue their road trip with their last game before the Christmas Break in Sunrise as they take on the Panthers.

We have the call for you at 7:00 on Lake 88!

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Sens set to heat up Tampa Bay

December 21, 2017 by
Sens set to heat up Tampa Bay

The Ottawa Senators look to avenge their poor performance on their last road trip as they start a new one tonight in Tampa Bay.

We have it for you starting with the pre-game at 7:00 on Lake 88!

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In Focus – Thurs December 21, 2017 – Food Safety During the Holidays: Teresa Clow

December 21, 2017 by
In Focus – Thurs December 21, 2017 – Food Safety During the Holidays: Teresa Clow

Teresa Clow from the Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Health Unit joins us to talk about food safety around the holidays.

Listen to the interview.

 

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New Smiths Falls Catholic school named

December 21, 2017 by
New Smiths Falls Catholic school named

The Board of Trustees of the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario has approved the name of the new K-8 elementary school currently being constructed in Smiths Falls. A Board policy helped to guide the process, and it has been decided that the school will be named St. Francis ...

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Town of Carleton Place Hires New Chief Administrative Officer

December 21, 2017 by
Town of Carleton Place Hires New Chief Administrative Officer

Mayor Louis Antonakos and Council are pleased to announce Diane Smithson has been appointed as the Town of Carleton Place’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), to begin in March 2018.

Diane was recruited after an extensive nationwide search by Ravenhill Group Inc. a Toronto based executive search firm specializing in ...

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Stop in Perth leads to theft charges for local man

December 21, 2017 by
Stop in Perth leads to theft charges for local man

Lanark OPP made a stop recently in Perth and discovered a theft in the process.

The detachment reports that at 1:30am Tuesday morning, officers patrolling in Perth, saw a man struggling to drag a purple suitcase along a snow-covered roadside.

After the officers spoke with the man and followed the ...

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Perth woman hits gift-giving goal for Adopt a Grandparent program

December 21, 2017 by
Perth woman hits gift-giving goal for Adopt a Grandparent program

Perth resident Janet Carleton tells Lake 88 that she hit her goal with her "Adopt a Grandparent" gift-giving program this year.

Janet says thanks to the generosity of local residents and businesses, 101 local seniors will be getting a gift bag to open on Christmas Morning.

She is pictured here ...

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College labour dispute settled

December 21, 2017 by
College labour dispute settled

An arbitrator appointed to settle a contract dispute with Ontario college faculty that led to a five-week strike has awarded them a 7.75 per cent raise over four years.

The 12,000 professors, instructors, Councillors and librarians were legislated back to work last month and outstanding issues were sent to binding ...

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