Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

Carleton Place taking part in Green Light campaign for Youth Mental Health

April 18, 2018 by
Carleton Place taking part in Green Light campaign for Youth Mental Health

Town Hall in Carleton Place is going green next month in support of children’s mental health initiatives.

The town has been asked to participate in the “Green Light” campaign, an Ontario-wide effort to raise awareness about mental health challenges facing youth.

Towns participate by shining a green light on prominent ...

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Delay to change room improvements at Carleton Place arena as Council examines budget

April 18, 2018 by
Delay to change room improvements at Carleton Place arena as Council examines budget

The construction of new dressing rooms at the Carleton Place arena has hit a delay and may not proceed as quickly as initially planned. Carleton Place town council has decided to postpone obtaining price quotes for the project amidst budget concerns.

All looked ready to go when Carleton Place town ...

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Meeting to discuss Human Trafficking to be held in Brockville

April 18, 2018 by
Meeting to discuss Human Trafficking to be held in Brockville

The United Counties of Leeds & Grenville is hosting a discussion that aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and to equip and train social services, police, health care providers, community leaders and educators, as well as anyone in the community, with critical information and practical tools to stop human ...

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Lanark County Police Report

April 18, 2018 by
Lanark County Police Report

Between Monday April 9th and Monday April 16th, 2018 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 341 calls for service.

The calls included 21 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:

  • 6 Car / Deer
  • 4 in Parking Lots
  • 8 Single Motor Vehicle off Road ("In Ditch")
  • ...

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OPP warn of catfish and romance scams after Leeds county woman defrauded of tens of thousands of dollars

April 18, 2018 by
OPP warn of catfish and romance scams after Leeds county woman defrauded of tens of thousands of dollars

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation after a suspected fraud occurred in Elizabethtown - Kitley Township.

On April 12th, 2018 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers in Leeds County were advised from a resident that they had been defrauded of a substantial amount of money by an ...

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Carleton Place Drama Team Moves on to Provincial Showcase

April 18, 2018 by
Carleton Place Drama Team Moves on to Provincial Showcase

The following was submitted by the UCDSB:

The Carleton Place High School Drama Team represented their school and the Upper Canada District School Board well at the Ontario East Regional Drama Festival held in Perth from April 11 – April 13. The school was one of two that claimed the top prize of an ...

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Portion of Black Creek Rd. closed

April 18, 2018 by
Portion of Black Creek Rd. closed

Lanark County reports that a portion of Black Creek Rd. in Lanark Highlands has been closed.

The county sites "impassable due to weather conditions" as the reason.

No date for re-opening the road had been given as of 6:00 am Wednesday morning.

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Mississippi Mills releases statement on Humboldt flag snub – Mayor McLaughlin edits blog post to address national media attention

April 17, 2018 by
Mississippi Mills releases statement on Humboldt flag snub – Mayor McLaughlin edits blog post to address national media attention

After intense public backlash over Mississippi Mills’ refusal to lower flags in Almonte to half-staff to honour the survivors and victims of the Humboldt Broncos, the municipality has released a statement on the subject, and Mayor Shaun McLaughlin has edited his original blog saying the national media "is dragging Almonte through the ...

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Smiths Falls Police seek male – asking for public’s assistance

April 17, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Police seek male – asking for public’s assistance

The Smiths Falls Police Service is currently seeking public assistance to identify the male pictured below.

If you have any information regarding his identity please contact the Smiths Falls Police service 613-283-0357 EXT 0

Anonymous tips can also be sent to Crime Stoppers through tipsubmit.com, or by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS. ...

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Rideau Lakes Economic Development Committee meeting briefs

April 17, 2018 by
Rideau Lakes Economic Development Committee meeting briefs

Submitted by the Rideau Lakes Economic Development Committee

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION The Township of Rideau Lakes is seeking volunteers to join our team to conduct business interviews throughout Rideau Lakes. This is important work that will help shape the future of our communities. Free training ...

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