Author Archives: Bob Perreault

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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In Focus: Thurs., July 26, 2018- Krista Hearty McLean

July 26, 2018 by

Krista Hearty McLean joins us to talk about Perth Children's House and the new programs being offered at the school.

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In Focus: Wed., July 25, 2018- Sarah Bingham and Elle Halladay

July 25, 2018 by

Lynda talks to Sarah Bingham and Elle Halladay of Lanark County Community Justice about Restorative Roots Workshops that are offered free of charge across Lanark County.

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More burn bans popping up as dry conditions persist

July 11, 2018 by
More burn bans popping up as dry conditions persist

Perth’s Fire Chief, Trevor Choffe says a full fire ban has been placed for the Town of Perth.

There had been a partial ban in effect for all of Lanark County and Smiths Falls, but the new ban means that absolutely no burning of any sort is permitted in Perth.

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Fire Ban in effect for Addington Highlands and North Frontenac

July 10, 2018 by
Fire Ban in effect for Addington Highlands and North Frontenac

Notice Date: July 10, 2018

Subject: Fire Ban

Townships of: Addington Highlands and North Frontenac

Areas affected: Kaladar, Northbrook, Bon Echo, Plevna, Ompah, Denbigh, Flinton and surrounding area.

On July 10, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. a Total Fire Ban was implemented due to the dry conditions, creating extreme fire conditions ...

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Rideau Valley Conservation Authority releases Tay River Subwatershed Report

June 23, 2018 by
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority releases Tay River Subwatershed Report

Submitted by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

How healthy is the Tay River? Readers can learn all about it in the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority’s (RVCA) Tay River Subwatershed Report. This information-loaded report summarizes the subwatershed’s health by looking at four indicators: forests, wetlands, shorelines and water quality. This is the second ...

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Construction set to begin on Bob’s Lake dam

June 14, 2018 by
Construction set to begin on Bob’s Lake dam

Parks Canada’s project to replace the Bobs Lake dam has advanced to the construction phase.  On June 1st the contractor began to deploy equipment and to establish their construction site.

With the basic footprint established, the site will see minimal activity for the next two weeks until the contractor returns ...

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Costs set to rise at Lanark Lodge

June 14, 2018 by
Costs set to rise at Lanark Lodge

Lanark County Councillors learned Tuesday night that the cost of operating Lanark Lodge is increasing, but provincial funding has not kept pace.

Jennie Bingley, county treasurer, told the community services committee that the provincial subsidy isn’t enough to cover the cost of staff.

In addition, she told staff the Lodge must ...

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Coming up on In Focus: LGTIRL Green party Candidate Derek Morley

May 29, 2018 by
Coming up on In Focus: LGTIRL Green party Candidate Derek Morley

Today on In Focus, after the News@Noon: We welcome Derek Morley, Green Party Candidate for the riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes to discuss what his party could do for the region if he is elected.

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