June 2018

In Focus – Fri June 29, 2018 – Smiths Falls Police Constable Aaron Thompkins

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In Focus – Fri June 29, 2018 – Smiths Falls Police Constable Aaron Thompkins

Smiths Falls Police constable Aaron Thompkins joins us for his monthly visit.

 

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Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Issues Heat Warning

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Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Issues Heat Warning

Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health for the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, has issued a Heat Warning because of the high heat and humidity that is in the forecast over the next few days. Temperatures and humidex levels will be high beginning today and are expected ...

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Smiths Falls Bear Dobson shining as member of Canada’s U20 Ball Hockey Team

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Smiths Falls Bear Dobson shining as member of Canada’s U20 Ball Hockey Team

Bradley Dobson, goaltender for the Smiths Falls Bears, is participating in the Under 20 World Ball Hockey Tournament in Prague, Czech Republic.

He is one of 2 goaltenders on Team Canada and so far, they are undefeated in the tournament, after 3 straight wins. Bradley is the grandson of Montague ...

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Mississippi Mills Public Library welcomes new CEO/Chief Librarian

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Mississippi Mills Public Library welcomes new CEO/Chief Librarian

The Mississippi Mills Public Library Board has formally confirmed the hiring of Ms. Christine Row (pictured) as the library’s new CEO/Chief Librarian. Ms. Row will take up her duties on August 20, 2018. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work in such a vibrant and creative community and ...

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Local MPs show support for EORN’s plan to close cell, network gaps

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Local MPs show support for EORN’s plan to close cell, network gaps

The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is pleased that all Members of Parliament representing the region, and from across party lines, have signed strong letters of support to the federal government to help fund proposed cell service improvements for the region.

EORN is proposing a $213 million public-private partnership to ...

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Special Weather Statement remains in effect for Lake 88 listening area

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Special Weather Statement remains in effect for Lake 88 listening area

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement in effect for our listening area. 

An extreme heat event for the Canada Day long weekend.

Beginning Saturday and continuing through the Canada Day long weekend, daytime highs are forecast to reach the low to mid thirties with humidex values into the ...

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PerthWorks plot sold to co-housing group

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PerthWorks plot sold to co-housing group

The largest remaining parcel of undeveloped PerthWorks property – has been sold to a local co-housing group at the market price of $154,000. Block D Halton Yard is a 2,400 square meters parcel with a 7.5 meter frontage on Halton Street.

“We’ve been working closely with the group for almost ...

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Former train station could become a senior’s centre in Carleton Place

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Former train station could become a senior’s centre in Carleton Place

There may be a new seniors centre on it’s way to Carleton Place if reports from town staff come back positive.

At a meeting of the town’s Policy Review committee on Tuesday night, town Councillors discussed the idea of establishing a seniors centre at the former train station on Miguel ...

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Lanark County Council meeting briefs from Wednesday June 27th

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Lanark County Council meeting briefs from Wednesday June 27th

Here are the highlights from the special Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, June 27 as submitted by Lanark County.

Five-Year Operating Plan for Community Forests Approved:

Council has approved the Community Forest Five-Year Operating Plan for 2018-2022, which is a working document that is part of the 20-year ...

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In Focus – Thurs June 28, 2018 – Tourism and Events Assistant for the Town of Smiths Falls: Jordan Drummond

June 28, 2018 by
In Focus – Thurs June 28, 2018 – Tourism and Events Assistant for the Town of Smiths Falls: Jordan Drummond

Tourism and Events Assistant for the Town of Smiths Falls Jordan Drummond joins us to talk about some summer initiatives for the town.

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