March 2018

In Focus – Thurs March 1, 2018 – Marilyn Bird of Lanark County Transportation

March 1, 2018 by
In Focus – Thurs March 1, 2018 – Marilyn Bird of Lanark County Transportation

Marilyn Bird of Lanark County Transportation joins us to provide an update on the organization and to share future plans.

Listen to the interview.

 

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Canadian Blood Services issues appeal for donors – local clinic coming up

March 1, 2018 by
Canadian Blood Services issues appeal for donors – local clinic coming up

Canadian Blood Services has issued an urgent call for Canadians to give blood.

They need 2700 donors in eastern Ontario needed to book an appointment and give blood by March 31st to ensure all patients continue to have access to the blood and blood products they need.

There is a ...

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Annual Homan/Hogan Bonspiel raises more than $11,000 for spinal cord treatment and research

March 1, 2018 by
Annual Homan/Hogan Bonspiel raises more than $11,000 for spinal cord treatment and research

Congratulations to all involved in the Annual Homan/Hogan Bonspiel which took place this past weekend at the Smiths Falls Curling Club.

$10,110.00 was raised for Spinal Cord Injury treatment and research in Ontario. The total now is over $33,000.00 over the course of the past four years.

Lake 88 is a proud ...

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Cost to repair bridges in Smiths Falls higher than expected

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Cost to repair bridges in Smiths Falls higher than expected

It’s going to cost quite a bit more to fix the three Beckwith Street Bridges in Smiths Falls than originally estimated - $425,000 more in fact.

‘We had Greer Galloway Group undertake the design of the rehabilitation, and they’ve identified that the deterioration of the deck over the old lock ...

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Funding for Beckwith St. infrastructure project in Smiths Falls secured

March 1, 2018 by
Funding for Beckwith St. infrastructure project in Smiths Falls secured

Funding for the Beckwith Street infrastructure has been secured. On Monday Feb 26, council passed a by-law to enter into a funding agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs for $933,850 under the Ontario Community Infrastructure fund.

“This is funding for the combined sewer separation and new ...

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Smiths Falls Peewee Bears will continue quest to send kids to camp

March 1, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Peewee Bears will continue quest to send kids to camp

The good deeds keep coming - The Smiths Falls Peewee Bears say they want to finish their quest to send 33 kids to camp.

The team, which came up just short of winning the annual Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup earlier this week, has already raised enough to send 20 kids ...

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