Author Archives: Bob Perreault

LFK Green Party Candidate Payne says Carbon Fee and Dividend program will benefit all Ontarians

May 24, 2018 by
LFK Green Party Candidate Payne says Carbon Fee and Dividend program will benefit all Ontarians

The Green Party of Ontario is not proposing a carbon tax for the province, but rather Carbon Pricing.

Speaking on Lake 88's In Focus, Green Party Candidate for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston Anita Payne said the Green Plan will help Ontarians by paying them a dividend.  Everyone will get the same amount, regardless ...

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Duke and Duchess return to Victoria Basin in Smiths Falls

May 22, 2018 by
Duke and Duchess return to Victoria Basin in Smiths Falls

The Swans are back! Smiths Falls has re-introduced Duke and Duchess to the Victoria Basin for another season.

The pair were brought in last year. It is hoped that after they nested last year, this year will be about keeping pest-birds away from the area.

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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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Victim in Smiths Falls fatal fire identified, cause of blaze determined

May 9, 2018 by
Victim in Smiths Falls fatal fire identified, cause of blaze determined

The victim in this week’s fatal apartment fire in Smiths Falls has been identified as 53 year-old Doug Buffam.

Investigators with the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office (OFM) say careless smoking is the cause of the fire. They say the man died after falling asleep while smoking in bed.

The victim's ...

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Detached swing bridge on Abbott St. in Smiths Falls closed Tues. and Wed.

May 7, 2018 by
Detached swing bridge on Abbott St. in Smiths Falls closed Tues. and Wed.

Parks Canada is reminding drivers in Smiths Falls that the detached swing bridge on Abbott St. will be closed between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday to complete annual routine maintenance.

Motorists are invited to plan their routes accordingly in order to avoid delays.

Parks Canada ...

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Sens welcome Hurricanes

March 24, 2018 by
Sens welcome Hurricanes

The Senators have the Hurricanes tonight at the CTC. We have it for you starting with the pre-game at 6:30, then the puck drops at 7:00 here on Lake 88!

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Leeds OPP lay more stunt driving charges

March 20, 2018 by
Leeds OPP lay more stunt driving charges

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are investigating more stunt drivers on Leeds County Highways.

On March 16th at about 2:45 AM, Ontario Provincial Police officers in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township stopped a westbound vehicle on Highway 401. Speeds were in excess of 52 kilometres over the speed ...

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Mississippi Mills Operations Manager in the Roads and Public Works Department named AORS President

March 7, 2018 by
Mississippi Mills Operations Manager in the Roads and Public Works Department named AORS President

Submitted by the township of Mississippi Mills

Sunday, February 25, 2018 marked the first day of Rod Cameron’s one (1) year presidency for the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS).

Rod has worked with the Municipality of Mississippi Mills since amalgamation in 1998 as the Operations Manager in the Roads ...

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Close cyber-call for Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville leads to warning

March 5, 2018 by
Close cyber-call for Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville leads to warning

A close call for Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville is being shared as reminder that we all need to be extremely careful when opening suspicious emails while at work or at home.

CKWS in Kingston reports that the service was hit with a ransomware attack late ...

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Sens host Flyers in Matinee as trade rumours continue to swirl

February 24, 2018 by

The Ottawa Senators host the Philadelphia Flyers today at 2:00 on Lake 88 as the NHL trade deadline looms on Monday.

Get the latest on the rumours on the post-game show at 1:30, followed by the puck drop and call from Dean and Gord right after on Lake 88!

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