May 2018

Foodsmith’s in Perth Changes Ownership: Don and Claire Smith

May 1, 2018 by
Foodsmith’s in Perth Changes Ownership: Don and Claire Smith

We welcome former Foodsmith's owners, Don & Claire Smith as they help transition the store to new ownership.

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In Focus today – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath

May 1, 2018 by
In Focus today – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath

Today on in Focus we welcome Andrea Horwath, leader of the Ontario NDP to discuss the party's platform ahead of the provincial election June 7th.

That's today (Tuesday, May 1st) after the News@Noon on Lake 88.

 

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Flood Warning remains in effect for the Mississippi River watershed

May 1, 2018 by
Flood Warning remains in effect for the Mississippi River watershed

A FLOOD WATCH is now in effect for Mississippi Lake. The FLOOD WARNING for the upper Mississippi Valley watershed including Mazinaw Lake, Little Marble Lake, Marble Lake, Ardoch Village, Snow Road Village and Dalhousie Lake continues.

Water levels across most of the upper watershed have stabilized. There is significant ...

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Levels on lakes in the Upper Rideau Watershed remain high

May 1, 2018 by
Levels on lakes in the Upper Rideau Watershed remain high

This message is to update the status of flood conditions in the Rideau River watershed.

No flooding is expected in the lower reaches of the system downstream of Smiths Falls although water levels can be expected to increase with rain forecast over the latter half of this week.

Bobs and ...

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Ontario Chamber of Commerce backs MPP Steve Clark’s plan for cutting red tape in auto sales

May 1, 2018 by
Ontario Chamber of Commerce backs MPP Steve Clark’s plan for cutting red tape in auto sales

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has formally adopted a resolution to support Bill 2, the Cutting Red Tape for Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2018 at its Annual General Meeting in Hamilton this past weekend.

Previously known as Bill 3 and Bill 152 in previous sessions of Parliament, Bill 2 is ...

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LG Warden Jones comments on Human Trafficking information session

May 1, 2018 by
LG Warden Jones comments on Human Trafficking information session

Leeds-Grenville Warden and Westport mayor Robin Jones is commenting on a session held in Brockville to inform about the dangers of human trafficking in the United Counties.

On her blog she writes, Approximately 100 people met to learn about this criminal activity from the OPP, Leeds and Grenville Victim Services ...

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Parks Canada to close Old Slys bridge in Smiths Falls on Wed, Thurs, for annual maintenance

May 1, 2018 by
Parks Canada to close Old Slys bridge in Smiths Falls on Wed, Thurs, for annual maintenance

The Old Slys swing bridge will be closed between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on May 2 and 3, in order to complete routine maintenance.

Motorists are invited to plan their routes accordingly in order to avoid delays.

Parks Canada wishes to thank the public for their ...

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Glen Tay PS to Host 50th Anniversary Event

May 1, 2018 by
Glen Tay PS to Host 50th Anniversary Event

Glen Tay Public School is hosting a 50th birthday party to celebrate its golden anniversary. The event will offer the public the chance to take a tour of the halls and classrooms, view the memorabilia display, and reconnect with old friends and staff.

Details of Event: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 ...

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OPP: Tax season means familiar scams are back

May 1, 2018 by
OPP: Tax season means familiar scams are back

The OPP wants you to confirm who you're dealing with before sending any money anywhere for any reason.

The Canadian Revenue Agency Scam (CRA) , continues to be prevalent in our listening area, and the OPP wants to remind the public to be aware of this scam and to use caution ...

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