January 2018

In Focus – Wed January 31, 2018 – Louise Nobel and Bobbi Jo White of the Lanark Leeds Grenville Alzheimer Society

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In Focus – Wed January 31, 2018 – Louise Nobel and Bobbi Jo White of the Lanark Leeds Grenville Alzheimer Society

Louise Nobel and Bobbi Jo White of the Lanark Leeds Grenville Alzheimer Society talk about a new social awareness campaign that aims to end the stigma and negative attitudes around dementia.

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Burritts Rapids Swing Bridge Update

January 31, 2018 by
Burritts Rapids Swing Bridge Update

Parks Canada has issued the following notice: The bridge closure scheduled to take place on January 31st, 2018 has been now moved to Monday February 5th, 2018.

As part of this project, Parks Canada had arranged for a temporary pedestrian crossing to be put in place before the bridge was ...

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Well known scam resurfaces in Athens area

January 31, 2018 by
Well known scam resurfaces in Athens area

The following was submitted by the Leeds County OPP

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation after a suspected fraud occurred near Athens.

On January 29, 2018 at about 5:30 P.M. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers in Leeds County were advised from a resident of Athens Township ...

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Tay Valley votes to uphold harassment charges against Councillor

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Tay Valley votes to uphold harassment charges against Councillor

At its regular council meeting on Tuesday January 30th, Tay Valley council voted to uphold harassment charges against one of its own.

Councillor Judy Farrell has been the subject of a workplace harassment investigation since late 2016.

“Any suggestion that the investigation was limited to the meeting in June 2017 ...

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Carleton Place Integrity Commissioner hands over report finding Mayor contravened code of conduct

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Carleton Place Integrity Commissioner hands over report finding Mayor contravened code of conduct

It's now in the hands of Carleton Place council - after an investigation by Carleton Place town council’s integrity commissioner, Mayor Louis Antonakos has been found guilty on three counts of contravening the council code of conduct.

The commissioner’s report was officially received by council on Tuesday night.

 

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6:30 AM- Power outage affecting close to 9,000 customers in Lake 88 listening area

January 31, 2018 by
6:30 AM- Power outage affecting close to 9,000 customers in Lake 88 listening area

6:30 AM - Hydro One is dealing with an outage affecting close to 9,000 customers.

They blame it on "Material Failure" and report that crews are on scene making repairs.

They hope to have power restored by 7:30 this morning (Wed. Jan 31st, 2018).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In Focus – Tues January 30, 2018 – Snowmobile Safety on Ontario’s Trails

January 30, 2018 by
In Focus – Tues January 30, 2018 – Snowmobile Safety on Ontario’s Trails

The OPPs Greg Streng and Save Unit’s Sgt. Byron Newell join us to discuss snowmobile safety on Ontario’s trails.

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Sens Vs. Canes on Lake 88

January 30, 2018 by
Sens Vs. Canes on Lake 88

The Ottawa Senators hope to start the second half of the season on a winning note when they visit Carolina to play the Hurricanes.

We have it for you on Lake starting with the pre-game @ 6:30, followed by the puck drop at 7:00 with Dean and Gord.

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Bio-Cremation facility in Smiths Falls has license suspended

January 30, 2018 by
Bio-Cremation facility in Smiths Falls has license suspended

The operating license for a Smith Falls bio-cremation company that offers what it calls an eco-friendly alternative to flame-based cremation or casket burials has been suspended.

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario suspended the licence for Hilton's Aquagreen Dispositions on Wednesday, January, 24th.

A statement from the authority says in part: ...

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Pankow pleased with ROMA mention by Premier

January 30, 2018 by
Pankow pleased with ROMA mention by Premier

Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow says the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) conference which he attended with councilors Dawn Quinn, Chris Cummings and CAO Malcolm Morris, was very successful.

The Smiths Falls delegation was pleasantly surprised when, on the first day of the conference, the premier singled out Smiths Falls ...

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