July 2018

Bear Sighting In Perth- July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 by

The Town of Perth is warning residents that there has been a bear sighting within the town over the past couple of days.

The bear was seen in the South Street area, near Algonquin College. A listener also spotted a bear cub near her back deck on Rideau Ferry Road ...

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In Focus: Tues., July 31, 2018- John Fenik and Janet Tysick

July 31, 2018 by

Lanark County Warden John Fenik and County Business and Public Works Manager Janet Tysick join us to talk about the herbicide program in the county, and how soon it could be eliminated altogether thanks to the efforts of many to control invasive species.

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House Fire In Westport Causes $175,000 In Damage

July 30, 2018 by

A house fire on Porter Road near Westport, early yesterday morning resulted in an estimated $175,000 damage.

Rideau Lakes Fire Chief, Steve Fournier says the Ontario Fire Marshalls office, along with the OPP, investigated with the cause being undetermined.

Rideau Lakes fire fighters responded to the call at 5:20 ...

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Lanark County OPP Respond To Over 400 Calls In Past Week

July 30, 2018 by

The Lanark County OPP responded to 409 calls for service over the past 7 days, including 32 vehicle collisions. Six involved a deer, while 5 occurred in parking lots.

One call involved the detachment itself. Last Tuesday, just after 9 in the morning, officers started an investigation after a report ...

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In Focus: Monday, July 30, 2018- Monica-Lynn Terpstra

July 30, 2018 by

Monica-Lynn Terpstra of the Carleton Place Water Dragons Competitive Swim team shares the team's successes, both in and out of the water.

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In Focus: Fri., July 27, 2018- Amy Elsner

July 27, 2018 by

Amy Elsner from United Way Lanark County joins us to talk about this year's United Way-3M backpack drive for kids in need in our communities.

 

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OPP launch investigation after recorded municipal staff conversations circulated in Merrickville-Wolford

July 27, 2018 by
OPP launch investigation after recorded municipal staff conversations circulated in Merrickville-Wolford

The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police Crime Unit is investigating allegations received by the Council and CAO/Clerk of the Village of Merrickville-Wolford related to recorded municipal staff conversations being distributed within the community.

Police are urging anyone that may receive, or has received, an unexpected package, not to handle it ...

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Today’s the day: Deadline to file nomination papers to run for municipal office hits this afternoon

July 27, 2018 by
Today’s the day: Deadline to file nomination papers to run for municipal office hits this afternoon

The deadline for candidates to file nomination papers for municipal elections is this afternoon at 2 pm.

Big changes will come to Perth this year as five current council members are vying for two offices. They are Mayor John Fenik, Deputy Mayor John Gemmel, and Councillor Jim Boldt who are ...

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Report: Ford Government to allow private pot sales

July 27, 2018 by
Report: Ford Government to allow private pot sales

Reports say that the Ford Tories will announce that they are altering the Liberals approach to selling marijuana in Ontario.

The former Wynne Government gave exclusive selling rights to the LCBO. They would have opened 40 stores this year followed by 80 in 2019 and 150 by 2020.

But sources have ...

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Smiths Falls, Townships of Addington Highlands and North Frontenac latest to lift burn bans

July 27, 2018 by
Smiths Falls, Townships of Addington Highlands and North Frontenac latest to lift burn bans

The Smiths Falls Fire Department is lifting the burn ban for the Town of Smiths Falls. Residents are asked to be very cautious when burning, as the grass is still quite dry. You are asked to make sure to follow got burning practices as listed below:

• Remove all vegetation ...

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