March 2018

Carleton Place seeks architect to help with OVRT development

March 30, 2018 by
Carleton Place seeks architect to help with OVRT development

Carleton Place is on the hunt for a Landscape Architect to help enhance its plans for Carleton Junction, the proposed section of the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail which runs through the town.

The addition of a landscape architect was not in the original plans for the project, which currently has funds ...

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Smiths Falls, Canopy Growth’s Linton to work together to redevelop old water treatment plant

March 30, 2018 by
Smiths Falls, Canopy Growth’s Linton to work together to redevelop old water treatment plant

Smiths Falls town staff have been given the green light to start negotiation with Bruce Linton, CEO of Canopy Growth over the redevelopment of the former Water Treatment plant owned by the town.

This is a sensitive and high profile town property because of its nature and location, heritage, downtown ...

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Perth Chamber votes in new President

March 30, 2018 by
Perth Chamber votes in new President

The Perth & District Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 29th at the Perth Civitan Club, and Mike Purdon, owner of Ennis General Carpentry and Elite Cabinets, was voted in as the new Chamber President.

Purdon takes over the position from out-going President Debra Bellevue.

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OPP Conducts Seat Belt Campaign over Easter Weekend

March 30, 2018 by
OPP Conducts Seat Belt Campaign over Easter Weekend

The OPP has laid 257,475 seat belt charges over the last ten years, with 25 to 34 year-olds being issued more charges (63,846) than any other demographic. Drivers and passengers aged 35 to 44 come in second with 50,863 charges and 45 to 54 year-olds are right behind with 50,488 ...

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Below Average Spring Freshet Expected in RVCA watershed

March 30, 2018 by
Below Average Spring Freshet Expected in RVCA watershed

Barring a rain event not presently in weather forecasts, it is appearing that the spring freshet of 2018 in the Rideau valley may have already occurred on March 2 as a result of the above normal temperatures in the latter half of February that removed all of the snow.

The ...

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CPDMH invites patients and family members to join advisory committee

March 30, 2018 by
CPDMH invites patients and family members  to join advisory committee

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital’s (CPDMH) Patient and Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) is looking for new community members to get involved.

“We know that the patient’s voice is the most important one,” explains Rachel de Kemp, Chief Nursing Executive. “They are a vital part of the health care team ...

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In Focus – Thurs March 29, 2018 – Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Water Management Supervisor Gord Mountenay

March 29, 2018 by
In Focus – Thurs March 29, 2018 – Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Water Management Supervisor Gord Mountenay

We speak with Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Water Management Supervisor Gord Mountenay about getting ready for the spring thaw, and flood readiness.

Listen to the interview.

 

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MPP Randy Hillier reacts to Ontario Budget

March 29, 2018 by
MPP Randy Hillier reacts to Ontario Budget

The following is the reaction of Randy Hillier, Member of Provincial Parliament, to the Ontario budget tabled by the governing Liberal Party on March 28th. 

WYNNE BUDGET 2018: OUR KIDS CAN PAY FOR EVERYTHING

MPP Randy Hillier (Lanark, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington) came out strong against Premier Kathleen Wynne’s budget, announced ...

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Sens look to play spoiler as they host Panthers on Lake 88

March 29, 2018 by
Sens look to play spoiler as they host Panthers on Lake 88

The Ottawa Senators welcome the Florida Panthers to the CTC tonight. The Panthers are 3 points out of a playoff spot going into tonight's game.

The Sens will be looking to end their losing streak while making it tougher for the Panthers to make the post-season at the same time.

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Lanark County OPP report

March 29, 2018 by
Lanark County OPP report

Lanark County OPP responded to 341 calls for service last week. That included three domestic incidents.

At 2:40am on Friday March 23rd, officers were called to a residence on Bellamy Road in Mississippi Mills. As a result of the subsequent investigation a 31 year-old man from that Municipality is charged ...

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