Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

Lanark County OPP warn CRA scam has resurfaced in Lanark County

October 17, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP warn CRA scam has resurfaced in Lanark County

Lanark County OPP say they have received reports the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam is once again active in our listening area.

Police tell Lake 88 in the current version of the scam, a victim is contacted by phone and told they owe money to the CRA.

They are then ...

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Five nominations for Classic Theatre festival at annual Capital Critics Circle Awards

October 17, 2017 by
Five nominations for Classic Theatre festival at annual Capital Critics Circle Awards

The Classic Theatre Festival in Perth has received five awards nominations for the 2017 Capital Critics Circle Awards, which will be handed out in Ottawa on November 13.

The nominations cover all three mainstage shows that ran during the Festival’s summer season.

The Festival’s staging of George Bernard Shaw’s Candida, ...

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Smiths Falls Police Report

October 17, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Police Report

Male charged with domestic related offences On Wednesday October 11, 2017 at approximately 8:10 a.m. police were called to an assault that occurred on Church Street. Investigation revealed that a 26 year-old male suspect from Carleton Place had allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend and committed several other offences from when they ...

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Sens hope to douse Flames as western swing drops into Calgary

October 13, 2017 by
Sens hope to douse Flames as western swing drops into Calgary

We've got the Senators in Calgary as their first western road trip of the season continues.

Join us for the pre-game at 8:30 tonight on Lake 88.1!

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Smiths Falls police share Operation Impact results

October 13, 2017 by
Smiths Falls police share Operation Impact results

The Smiths Falls Police Service is sharing its numbers from Operation Impact – the national road safety campaign that focuses on impaired driving, moving and seat belt violations, distracted driving and speeding.

Over the course of the long weekend the Smiths Falls Police Service laid several charges including: 23 for ...

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UCDSB celebrates successful Terry Fox runs across the board

October 12, 2017 by
UCDSB celebrates successful Terry Fox runs across the board

Schools across the Upper Canada District School Board raised approximately $70,000 through Terry Fox School Runs held over the past two weeks, and their fundraising efforts continue.

Superintendent David Coombs says, “Once again our schools have come through for Terry.”

He added, “It’s great to see that our students remain ...

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Local groups score wins as Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards are presented

October 12, 2017 by
Local groups score wins as Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards are presented

The Rideau Corridor Landscape Strategy is pleased to announce the recipients of the Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards.

On October 6th at The Station Theatre, Smiths Falls, the award winners were recognized for their hard work to help protect, enhance, promote and celebrate the heritage value and sustainability of the Rideau ...

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Lanark County OPP Report

October 12, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP Report

The following is the latest report form the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP.

Between Monday October 3, 2017 and Monday October 9, 2017officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 442 calls for service.

The calls included:

31 Motor Vehicle Collisions Including:

Car / Deer.     8 ...

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MPP Clark, MP Brown present Canada 150 medals to volunteers

October 12, 2017 by
MPP Clark, MP Brown present Canada 150 medals to volunteers

MP for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Gord Brown, and MPP for Leeds-Grenville, Steve Clark have awarded 152 Canada 150 medals to volunteers and community builders from throughout the United Counties.

It was the culmination of a program they announced in the spring to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary.

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Unique approach to community Thanksgiving meal draws a crowd and donations for Smiths Falls Food Bank

October 11, 2017 by
Unique approach to community Thanksgiving meal draws a crowd and donations for Smiths Falls Food Bank

The Smiths Falls Community Food Bank got a boost to its inventory thanks to a unique approach to providing a community dinner over the Thanksgiving long-weekend.

Baker’s Fries hosted the dinner from 11-3 on Sunday at their chip truck which was decorated for the season.

Full Thanksgiving dinners with all the ...

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