February 2018

In Focus – Wed February 28, 2018 – Drug Strategy Committees of Lanark County Networking Day Results

February 28, 2018 by
In Focus – Wed February 28, 2018 – Drug Strategy Committees of Lanark County Networking Day Results

Brian Turner and Brenda MacDonald-Rowe discuss the results of the Drug Strategy Committees of Lanark County networking day earlier this month.

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MP Gord Brown reacts to Federal Budget – “Budget measures include promise for Thalidomide survivors”

February 28, 2018 by
MP Gord Brown reacts to Federal Budget – “Budget measures include promise for Thalidomide survivors”

The following reaction to the Federal Budget was submitted by the office of Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes is pleased that his extended hard work on the Thalidomide issue has ...

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Area OPP lay sexual offense charge against Perth Man; Trio faces drug charges in North Grenville

February 28, 2018 by
Area OPP lay sexual offense charge against Perth Man; Trio faces drug charges in North Grenville

Perth Man Charged Leeds OPP report that a Perth man is facing a sexual offense charge. Officers of the Leeds County Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing the investigation into the suspect who faces a criminal charge after incidents alleged to have taken place in 2017. Police report that ...

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Beckwith St. revitalization becomes facelift for surface portion with Council voting to maintain angled parking

February 28, 2018 by
Beckwith St. revitalization becomes facelift for surface portion with Council voting to maintain angled parking

It was a difficult decision, but is now final. The Beckwith Street rehabilitation will see only cosmetic changes on the surface, preserving angled parking, foregoing wider sidewalks and bike lanes in the downtown.

The extensive infrastructure redevelopment to be complete under the surface of the street will still go ahead. ...

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In Focus – Tues February 27, 2018 – Smiths Falls Police Service Constable Aaron Thompkins

February 27, 2018 by
In Focus – Tues February 27, 2018 – Smiths Falls Police Service Constable Aaron Thompkins

We’re joined by Smiths Falls Police Service Constable Aaron Thompkins for his monthly visit to learn the latest community initiative from the force.

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Good Deeds Cup wrap-up – Outstanding kids did an outstanding job

February 27, 2018 by
Good Deeds Cup wrap-up – Outstanding kids did an outstanding job

The adults in the room were probably more disappointed than the kids once the winner of the Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup was announced, until they all realized that everyone was a winner, that is.

“It really doesn’t matter, they pulled the community together and spread the good deeds and hopefully ...

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Lanark County OPP report

February 27, 2018 by
Lanark County OPP report

The following is the weekly report released by the Lanark County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police.

Between Monday, February 19th and Monday February 26th officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 260 calls for service.

The calls included:

23 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:

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Lanark County informed of privacy breach on website, takes action to rectify situation

February 27, 2018 by
Lanark County informed of privacy breach on website, takes action to rectify situation

Officials from Lanark County report that they were told on February 23rd, that there was an active link on the Lanark County website which included personal emails from Lanark County residents.

Under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), one of the ways a privacy breach ...

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In Focus – Mon February 26, 2018 – Rideau Tay Residential Hospice: Peter McKenna

February 26, 2018 by
In Focus – Mon February 26, 2018 – Rideau Tay Residential Hospice: Peter McKenna

Peter McKenna, Executive Director of Rideau Community Health Services speaks about the Rideau Tay Residential Hospice a proposed development made possible through a collection of partnerships.

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Smiths Falls Peewee Bears come up short in bid for Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup

February 26, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Peewee Bears come up short in bid for Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup

The Pas Huskies from Manitoba have been named the winners of this year’s Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup beating out hundreds of Peewee teams from across the country, including the Peewee Bears of Smiths Falls who were one of three finalists for the honour.

The winner was announced this morning at ...

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