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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

September 20, 2018 by
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

September 20, 2018 by
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 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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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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Pizza Unlimited supports the Sole Sisters Charity Run for Cancer through special promotion this week

September 19, 2018 by
Pizza Unlimited supports the Sole Sisters Charity Run for Cancer through special promotion this week

Lake 88 is pleased to once again be a part of the annual Sole Sisters Charity Event for Cancer research in Smiths Falls.

The event, now in its sixth year, is held annually at Lower Reach Park in Smiths Falls. It takes place on October 21st this year.

All money ...

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More than $25K raised by annual Terry Fox Run in Perth

September 19, 2018 by
More than $25K raised by annual Terry Fox Run in Perth

Organizers of the Perth Terry Fox Run report another banner year thanks to the generosity of  the people of Perth and surrounding areas.

In an email to Lake 88, organizers wrote: Terry Fox said, “It’s got to keep going without me” and on Sunday Terry Fox Run day, PERTH did ...

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The Table Community Food Centre wants to help you harvest

September 19, 2018 by
The Table Community Food Centre wants to help you harvest

Perth, Ontario. The Table Community Food Centre makes healthy food available to the Perth community and uses food as a tool to build health, hope and community. At this time of year The Table benefits from the great abundance of fresh healthy produce available in our local gardens, yards and ...

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Canada’s Aerobic Gymnastics National Team, including several athletes from Perth, bring home hardware

September 18, 2018 by
Canada’s Aerobic Gymnastics National Team, including several athletes from Perth, bring home hardware

Sixteen athletes from Saltos Athletics in Perth represented Canada at the International Aerobic Gymnastics Championships in Phoenix, Arizona from July 29 to Aug. 1, 2018, bringing home two medals and several top-10 finishes and personal bests.

Team Canada consisted of the Saltos delegation, six athletes from Brantford Gymnastics Academy and ...

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