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Saturday morning single vehicle collision has Smiths Falls driver airlifted to hospital

November 20, 2017 by
Saturday morning single vehicle collision has Smiths Falls driver airlifted to hospital

A single vehicle collision on highway 29 has sent a Smiths Falls driver to hospital.

Leeds OPP are continuing an investigation into the collision that occurred in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township.

It happened Saturday, at about 6:20 A.M., when OPP were advised of a collision that had occurred on County Road 29 ...

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Smiths Falls resident Carol Anne Knapp seeking provincial NDP nomination in LFL&A

November 20, 2017 by
Smiths Falls resident Carol Anne Knapp seeking provincial NDP nomination in LFL&A

Smiths Falls resident Carol Anne Knapp has announced that she is seeking the nomination for the NDP in the provincial riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington.

Knapp tells Lake 88 that she’s running as a voice for the poor which, as she says, “Isn't the usual demographic that candidates court as ...

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Classic Theatre Festival Wins Prestigious Best Design Award for Mystery Thriller

November 20, 2017 by
Classic Theatre Festival Wins Prestigious Best Design Award for Mystery Thriller

At a National Arts Centre gathering last week in Ottawa, the Classic Theatre Festival's Roger Schultz was honoured with a Best Set Design award for his work on the professional Perth theatre's production of the mystery thriller I’ll Be Back Before Midnight.

"It could just as easily have been any of ...

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Perth and Lanark help to Build a Mountain of Food

November 20, 2017 by
Perth and Lanark help to Build a Mountain of Food

The people of Perth and Lanark Highlands braved the weather Saturday to help their local food banks.

Week 2 of the 2017 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food campaign in Lanark and Perth was a big success.

In Lanark, 1,530 lbs of food was collected, and $1,855.00 donated ...

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Algonquin students to resume classes Tuesday, Nov. 21

November 20, 2017 by
Algonquin students to resume classes Tuesday, Nov. 21

Teachers, Councillors, and Librarians are joining other staff in Ontario’s colleges today as back-to-work legislation was passed yesterday forcing 12,000 faculty back to work.

Students get back to class tomorrow. Algonquin College, including its campus in Perth, has made changes to the rest of the school year to make sure ...

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Leeds OPP seek man missing since late October

November 20, 2017 by
Leeds OPP seek man missing since late October

Leeds County OPP are asking for the public's help to find a man from Leeds and the Thousand Islands, who was reported missing on November 7, 2017.

Missing is 24 year-old Mathieu Roy of County Road 32 in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township.

He was last communicated with about ...

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Latest forecast from Environment Canada

November 18, 2017 by
Latest forecast from Environment Canada

Click here for the latest forecast from Environment Canada.

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Sens look to leave town on a high note

November 18, 2017 by
Sens look to leave town on a high note

The Ottawa Senators host the Arizona Coyotes on Lake 88 in a matinee today. We've got it for you starting with the pre-game at 1:30, then Dean and Gord have the call at 2:00. After today's game the Sens hit the road for a lengthy road trip.

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UPDATE – Special Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada

November 17, 2017 by
UPDATE – Special Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada

Special weather statement issued by Environment Canada for:

  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County, Western Lanark County - Plevna
  • Ottawa, Kanata, Orleans

A mixed bag of wintery precipitation is expected Saturday into Sunday morning.

Light snow is expected to develop over eastern Ontario including the National Capital ...

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Perth murder suspect back in court Friday

November 17, 2017 by
Perth murder suspect back in court Friday

The man accused in the Last Duel Park murder case will be back in court Friday afternoon at 2 pm.

23 year-old Andrew Kravchenko, was arrested in December of last year and charged with first degree murder in the death of 45 year-old James Laverdure who was killed on August ...

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