September 2018

In Focus – Thurs September 20, 2018 – Municipal Election Round Table: Candidates for Mayor in Rideau Lakes

September 20, 2018 by
In Focus – Thurs September 20, 2018 – Municipal Election Round Table: Candidates for Mayor in Rideau Lakes

Our first Municipal Election Round Table sees Candidates for Mayor in Rideau Lakes, Arie Hoogenboom and Robert Dunfield, join us to answer questions about the future of their community.

 

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Thursday Sept 20th : First Lake 88 Municipal Election Round Table sees Rideau Lakes Mayoral Candidates on In Focus

September 20, 2018 by
Thursday Sept 20th : First Lake 88 Municipal Election Round Table sees Rideau Lakes Mayoral Candidates on In Focus

In Focus, after the News@Noon: Today (Thurs. Sept. 20th) marks our first Municipal Election Round Table.

We are very pleased to welcome Candidates for Mayor in Rideau Lakes, Arie Hoogenboom and Robert Dunfield, who will answer questions about the future of their community.

Current Mayor Ron Holman is not seeking ...

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Highlights of the September 18, 2018 Council Meeting of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills

September 20, 2018 by
Highlights of the September 18, 2018 Council Meeting of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills

The following was submitted by the Municipality of Mississippi Mill

The site plans for the much anticipated Holy Name of Mary Catholic School expansion were approved by Council last night. The school will be adding 600m2 of classroom space and 520m2 of daycare space. The new addition will provide permanent ...

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SF Police and WAK youth program revitalize Larry Hardy Memorial Skatepark in joint effort

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SF Police and WAK youth program revitalize Larry Hardy Memorial Skatepark in joint effort

The Larry Hardy Memorial Skate Park looks like new again.

The Smiths Falls Police Service published before and after pictures on its Facebook page of the ramps and obstacles after a round of fresh paint was applied to cover graffiti and other blemishes at the park named in honour of ...

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OSPCA investigating death of horse at Lyndhurst Turkey Fair

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OSPCA investigating death of horse at Lyndhurst Turkey Fair

The Lyndhurst Turkey Fair is sending its deepest condolences to a family who tragically lost their draft horse Mack at the fair this past weekend due to a heart attack.

A statement on the Fair’s website says that “Both Mack and his friend Prince were being rested and watered regularly ...

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Carleton Place announces second intake of Community Enrichment Grants

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Carleton Place announces second intake of Community Enrichment Grants

Funding is on its way to various community groups in Carleton Place as council approved the second round of applications for its Community Enrichment Grant. The names of the successful applicants were presented to council on Tuesday, Sept. 28th.

Each year, Carleton Place town council approves a budget for the ...

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Tay Valley passes new procedural by-law

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Tay Valley passes new procedural by-law

Tay Valley Township council has passed a new procedural by-law that aligns closely with similar by-laws in the region.

The by-law was passed following a special committee meeting that saw numerous amendments made to the draft by-law as a result of comments received from the public both at the Sept ...

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Carleton Place receives update on Tiny Home initiative from Cornerstone Landing’s Terrilee Kelford

September 20, 2018 by
Carleton Place receives update on Tiny Home initiative from Cornerstone Landing’s Terrilee Kelford

The town of Carleton Place is still working on the best way to help facilitate the construction of tiny homes in the municipality.

Council heard from Terrilee Kelford, chair of Cornerstone Landing, on June 12 when she made a presentation on ways tiny homes can help curb youth homelessness in ...

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In Focus – Wed September 19, 2018 – Official Opening of Byrne Big Creek Nature Preserve in Lanark Highlands

September 19, 2018 by
In Focus – Wed September 19, 2018 –  Official Opening of Byrne Big Creek Nature Preserve in Lanark Highlands

Bobby Clark invites everyone to join the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust in celebrating the official opening of the Byrne Big Creek Nature Preserve in Lanark Highlands. The dedication takes place this Saturday at 2pm.

 

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Perth’s books in good shape moving forward

September 19, 2018 by
Perth’s books in good shape moving forward

Perth council received and accepted the town’s audited financial statements for 2017 last week and it is good news, according to Carol Fuller, chartered accountant with Allan and Partners.

“You are well placed in comparison to other municipalities in the region,” said Fuller, “You’ve done a good job of managing ...

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