June 2018

Suspicious fire takes down silo in Ashton Station

June 19, 2018 by
Suspicious fire takes down silo in Ashton Station

No one was hurt in a fire Monday at an abandoned agricultural facility in Ashton Station that sent enough smoke into the air that it could be seen from Carleton Place.

Firefighters were called to the area just before 6 o’clock yesterday morning.

The Ocean Wave Fire Company and Beckwith Fire ...

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Police warn of stopping suddenly on roadways for animals and debris after father and son hurt in collision

June 19, 2018 by
Police warn of stopping suddenly on roadways for animals and debris after father and son hurt in collision

The OPP in Frontenac is warning about making sudden stops for animals after a father and son were injured in a single vehicle collision – sparked by someone stopping for a family of ducks.

It happened Monday morning on Highway 401 eastbound in Kingston.

A white vehicle came to a ...

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In Focus – Mon June 18, 2018 – Le Boat

June 18, 2018 by
In Focus – Mon June 18, 2018 – Le Boat

Brian Perkin hops aboard one of the 16 new ‘Le Boat’ canal cruisers stationed in Smiths Falls for a tour with Le Boat’s North American Marketing Manager Lisa McLean.

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Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers Press Release

June 18, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers Press Release

Submitted by Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers

Mischief to parked vehicle

Sometime between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday June 7, 2018 an unknown suspect(s) caused damage to a parked vehicle on John Street, Smiths Falls. The vehicle had its rear window smashed out as a result.  Let’s put a ...

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Le Boat happy to be a part of our region, and to provide local employment

June 18, 2018 by
Le Boat happy to be a part of our region, and to provide local employment

Le Boat, the European cruise boat operator that has set up shop in Smiths Falls, reports that its inaugural cruising season on the Rideau Canal is now 70% sold out.  The company has 16 vessels operating out of the new docks beside Victoria Park, with its offices in a newly ...

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Smiths Falls Police Report

June 18, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Police Report

The following was submitted by the Smiths Falls Police Service

Female arrested for outstanding warrant

On Friday June 8th, 2018 at approximately 8:44 a.m., police were called to attend a residence on Main Street West for a report of an unwanted person. Police attended and investigation revealed that a 22 ...

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In Focus – Friday June 15, 2018 – Planet Youth Lanark

June 15, 2018 by
In Focus – Friday June 15, 2018 – Planet Youth Lanark

Brian Turner, Brenda McDonald-Rowe and Kevin Cloutier join us to discuss the Planet Youth Lanark, an effort to reduce drug use among youth in Lanark through community building efforts.

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CP Council discusses proper use of development charges

June 15, 2018 by
CP Council discusses proper use of development charges

Discussions on the appropriate usage of development charges in the town of Carleton Place popped up again during a meeting of the town’s Policy Review committee on Tuesday night.

The discussion began when council voted 5-2 in favour of a staff recommendation that would see $200,000 from the town’s Water ...

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Cornerstone Landing seeks support in Carleton Place to help eliminate youth homelessness

June 15, 2018 by
Cornerstone Landing seeks support in Carleton Place to help eliminate youth homelessness

On Tuesday night, Carleton Place town council heard a presentation from Terrilee Kelford, Chair of Cornerstone Landing Youth Services. She approached council as part of a series of visits to different municipalities in Lanark County to ask for their support in ending youth homelessness in the area.

Youth Homelessness in ...

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Retired Senator Runciman won’t seek nomination in LGTIRL now that Colin Brown is running

June 15, 2018 by
Retired Senator Runciman won’t seek nomination in LGTIRL now that Colin Brown is running

Retired Senator and former MPP Bob Runciman won’t be running to fill the void left by the sudden passing of MP Gord Brown in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes.

The Review-Mirror reports that he made the decision after Brown’s nephew Colin Brown announced he would seek the nomination in the ...

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