May 2018

Coming up on In Focus: LFK Green Party Candidate Anita Payne

May 23, 2018 by
Coming up on In Focus: LFK Green Party Candidate Anita Payne

In Focus, after the News@Noon on Lake 88: Anita Payne, Green Candidate for the riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston joins us to give us the latest on her campaign efforts.

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Carleton Place looking for answers from Feds on medicinal marijuana growers

May 23, 2018 by
Carleton Place looking for answers from Feds on medicinal marijuana growers

Unclear rules for the growth of medicinal cannabis have left Carleton Place town council with several questions about their ability to regulate production within the town.

While medicinal growers must register with Health Canada before they can produce cannabis, they are not required to seek approval from the local municipality ...

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OPP cruiser involved in crash in Carleton Place

May 23, 2018 by
OPP cruiser involved in crash in Carleton Place

The OPP detachment in Carleton Place is investigating a two vehicle collision involving one of their cruisers.

It happened on Coleman Street at Queen Street in Carleton Place on Monday May 21st at 7:10 p.m.

The cruiser was east bound on Coleman Street the second vehicle was a north bound pickup ...

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Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow to appear at Senate Committee hearing on Cannabis act

May 23, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow to appear at Senate Committee hearing on Cannabis act

Smiths Falls Mayor, Shawn Pankow will be appearing at the Senate Committee on Social Affairs Science and Technology hearing today to advocate for the speedy passage of Bill C45, Cannabis Legalization.

As Pankow told Lake 88, he hopes to convince the Senate not to delay legalization. "I wanted to give ...

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Smiths Falls discusses iconic water tower’s fate – public meeting coming up in June

May 23, 2018 by
Smiths Falls discusses iconic water tower’s fate – public meeting coming up in June

The iconic water tower that rises over the waterfront in Smiths Falls is getting old, and the town is seriously looking at alternative solutions.

The tower in Confederation Park is in the 90th year of it’s 100 year lifespan and has already had a couple of unexpected leaks that had ...

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In Focus – Tues May 22, 2018 – NDP Candidate Ramsey Hart

May 22, 2018 by
In Focus – Tues May 22, 2018 – NDP Candidate Ramsey Hart

Our coverage of the riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston continues when we welcome NDP Candidate Ramsey Hart.

Listen to the interview.

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Carleton Place Drama Team Earns Recognition from Provincial Showcase

May 22, 2018 by
Carleton Place Drama Team Earns Recognition from Provincial Showcase

The Carleton Place High School (CPHS) Drama Team recently participated in the National Theatre School Drama Festival - Ontario (formerly known as the Sears Drama Festival) held from May 9 to May 12 in Cambridge, Ont.

The elite competition saw 12 schools perform over a four-day period. Each school was ...

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MNRF Conservation Officers Reminding Anglers to Have a Safe and Fun Fishing Season

May 22, 2018 by
MNRF Conservation Officers Reminding Anglers to Have a Safe and Fun Fishing Season

Submitted by the Ministry of Natural Resources

With the fishing and boating season upon us, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry conservation officers are reminding anglers how to have a safe and fun fishing season.

Anglers between the age of 18 and 65 are required to have a valid Ontario ...

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Duke and Duchess return to Victoria Basin in Smiths Falls

May 22, 2018 by
Duke and Duchess return to Victoria Basin in Smiths Falls

The Swans are back! Smiths Falls has re-introduced Duke and Duchess to the Victoria Basin for another season.

The pair were brought in last year. It is hoped that after they nested last year, this year will be about keeping pest-birds away from the area.

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Beth Donovan Hospice celebrates successful fundraiser

May 22, 2018 by
Beth Donovan Hospice celebrates successful fundraiser

On Saturday, April 14th Beth Donovan Hospice (BDH) organized the first annual A Taste for Hospice.

Despite a late winter storm, foodies packed the North Grenville High School to enjoy samples from local restaurants, wineries and breweries.

Thanks to Brigadoon Restaurant, ​Castleview Fine Dining, Catered Affairs, Fireside Grill, Graham's Bakery, ...

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