February 2018

In Focus: Thursday, Feb.22/2018- Ron Higgins

February 22, 2018 by

North Frontenac Mayor Ron Higgins talks about efforts for his municipality to become a self-sustainable municipality in 10 years. Listen to the interview.

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Special Weather Statement: Freezing rain possible Friday afternoon

February 22, 2018 by
Special Weather Statement: Freezing rain possible Friday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement in effect for our listening area.

It says that freezing rain is possible on Friday.

A low pressure system will spread freezing rain or freezing drizzle into the region on Friday.

The risk of freezing rain will head towards eastern Ontario by ...

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Smiths Falls approves construction of two more docks for LeBoat in Victoria Basin

February 22, 2018 by
Smiths Falls approves construction of two more docks for LeBoat in Victoria Basin

Smiths Falls town council has given approval for the construction of two new boat docks in the Victoria Basin.

Half of the $40,000 project will be funded by the town’s economic development and tourism reserves, while the Valley Heartland Community Development Funding Corporation will provide the rest.

With boat rental company ...

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PSFDH receives donation for new ultrasound machine

February 22, 2018 by
PSFDH receives donation for new ultrasound machine

On Wednesday February 21st, the Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation [SFCHF] donated $200,000 to the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital for a new Ultra Sound Machine.

The new state of the art equipment will allow ultrasound technicians to better diagnose larger patients and is capable of capturing more detailed ...

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Trail discussion sparks sharp debate over ATV use in Almonte at County meeting ; MM Mayor McLaughlin: “You’re pushing things down our throats.”

February 22, 2018 by
Trail discussion sparks sharp debate over ATV use in Almonte at County meeting ; MM Mayor McLaughlin: “You’re pushing things down our throats.”

The on-going issue of ATV's on the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail portion that runs through Almonte in Mississippi Mills, caused heated discussion at Wednesday night's Lanark County Economic Development Committee Meeting.

Committee members voted in favour of moving ahead with the multi-use trail and will do a full review in ...

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Mississippi Mills Council Highlights – Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Media Release

February 22, 2018 by
Mississippi Mills Council Highlights – Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Media Release

The following are highlights from the council meeting  February 20th, 2018 as submitted by Mississippi Mills

April 15th-21st declared volunteer week The evening started off with Council proclaiming April 15th – 21st as National Volunteer Week in Mississippi Mills, to recognize the members of the community who enrich the lives ...

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Westport student among those taking in the MPP experience this week at Queens’ Park

February 22, 2018 by
Westport student among those taking in the MPP experience this week at Queens’ Park

A pair of high-school students from Leeds-Grenville are experiencing a few days in the life of an MPP this week.

Richard Deeves of Westport, a student at St. Mary Catholic High School, and Max Kinlin of Edwardsburgh Cardinal Township, a student at Thousand Islands Secondary School, arrived at Queen’s Park ...

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CDSBEO Highlights from the meeting held February 20, 2018

February 22, 2018 by
CDSBEO Highlights from the meeting held February 20, 2018

The following are the Highlights from the CDSBEO Board Meeting held February 20th. 

Iona Academy Catholic School Places Second in Province-wide Video Contest (School Profile)

The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association announced the finalists for the Stewards of Creation video contest at the OCSTA Annual Catholic Trustees Seminar on January ...

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Sens head to the Windy City for a date with the ‘Hawks

February 21, 2018 by
Sens head to the Windy City for a date with the ‘Hawks

The Ottawa Senators head to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks tonight on Lake 88!

Our coverage begins at 7:30 with the pre-game, then Dean and Gord have the puck drop at 8:00.

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In Focus – Wed February 21, 2018 – International Women’s Health and Wellness Event in Perth

February 21, 2018 by
In Focus – Wed February 21, 2018 – International Women’s Health and Wellness Event in Perth

Local psychotherapist Heather Church discusses the upcoming International Women's Health and Wellness event to be held in Perth on March 4th. This is an all-day event that focuses on self-care for women of all ages.

Listen to the interview.

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