May 2018

Lanark County Police Report

May 16, 2018 by
Lanark County Police Report

Between Monday May 7th, 2018 and Monday May 14th, 2018 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 451 calls for service.

The calls included 29 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:

  • Car / Deer               4
  • Parking Lots            5
  • Single Motor Vehicle off Road ("In Ditch")     7

Impaired Drivers

At 1:20pm ...

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Perth Mayor’s race heats up, other large centre in our listening area remain cool

May 16, 2018 by
Perth Mayor’s race heats up, other large centre in our listening area remain cool

We know we will have at least on contested mayor’s chair in our listening area's largest centres this fall.

Current Deputy Mayor John Gemmell and current Councillor Jim Boldt have both filed their papers to run for the position of Mayor in Perth.

Boldt has been a Perth Councillor for ...

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RVCA cancels flood watch for Bobs and Christie Lakes

May 16, 2018 by
RVCA cancels flood watch for Bobs and Christie Lakes

Flood Warning issued on April 30th for Bobs and Christie Lakes has now ended.

The water level on Bobs Lake has receded to the ‘Full Supply’ threshold and no significant rain is presently forecast for the next four days.

Levels on both Bobs and Christie Lakes can be expected to ...

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Water and Waster Water Resiliency plans presented in Carleton Place

May 16, 2018 by
Water and Waster Water Resiliency plans presented in Carleton Place

Town staff in Carleton Place recently presented a proposal for their Water and Waster Water Resiliency plans to council.

The proposal, outlined necessary expansions to the town’s water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant in order to keep up with population growth.

Engineering firm JL Richards was retained by the ...

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Perth hires new CAO

May 16, 2018 by
Perth hires new CAO

Perth’s search for a new CAO has concluded. Ron Ladd who is currently the Senior Administrative Officer in the Hamlet of  Pangnirtung on Baffin Island in Nunavut, beat out 44 other applicants to the Chief Administrator position in Perth.

Councillor Ed McPherson told Lake 88 news the town conducted a ...

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Smiths Falls CIP gets provincial boost

May 16, 2018 by
Smiths Falls CIP gets provincial boost

The Smiths Falls Community Improvement Plan program is getting another shot in the arm.

The funds are part of the Municipalities of Ontario’s Main Street Revitalization Initiative funding and the town is eligible for $45,412.00 of a total $26 million investment.

Under the Smiths Falls plan, local business and multi-unit ...

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Smiths Falls “on the right track” – Auditor

May 16, 2018 by
Smiths Falls “on the right track” – Auditor

Smiths Falls is on the right track.  Not only is the town booming, with new businesses moving in and expanding, and new infrastructure projects littering the town, but according to the town’s auditor Allan and Partners, the town’s financial position is also on the mend.

“The town’s financial position has ...

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In Focus – Tues May 15, 2018 – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes Liberal Candidate, David Henderson

May 15, 2018 by
In Focus – Tues May 15, 2018 – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes Liberal Candidate, David Henderson

We welcome David Henderson the Liberal Candidate for the riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, who will speak about staying the course with a Liberal Government, while electing for change in the riding.

Listen to the interview.

 

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10:45 – Small power outage in Perth

May 15, 2018 by
10:45 – Small power outage in Perth

Fewer than 20 customers are dealing with a power outage in Perth.

It's in the area of Wilson St. and Highway 7, or Dufferin St.

Hydro One hopes to have power restored by 1:00 this afternoon.

No word on a cause.

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LGTIRL NDP Candidate Taylor – Horwath’s NDP is the clear choice on June 7th

May 15, 2018 by
LGTIRL NDP Candidate Taylor – Horwath’s NDP is the clear choice on June 7th

Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes NDP Candidate Michelle Taylor is running for provincial office for the first time, after she realized provincial policies in place don’t serve the public efficiently.

She spoke with Lake 88’s In Focus where she spoke of efforts that she was a part of to keep ...

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