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Kemptville District Hospital announces plans to double its outpatient clinic space

June 21, 2017 by
Kemptville District Hospital announces plans to double its outpatient clinic space

The following was submitted by the Kemptville District Hospital

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce a major modernization project that will double the current array of outpatient services offered by the busy hospital, located 20 minutes south of Ottawa.

The project was driven by public consultations undertaken in ...

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RVCA nearing tree planting goal

June 21, 2017 by
RVCA nearing tree planting goal

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) has announced that over 275,000 trees were planted this spring. They also said that the RVCA and partners are well on the way to planting 6.5 million trees by 2020!

RVCA’s private landowner tree planting program available throughout eastern Ontario, is the perfect way ...

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Brooke Henderson teams up to win charity event – second win in as many days

June 20, 2017 by
Brooke Henderson teams up to win charity event – second win in as many days

Brooke Henderson celebrated her second victory in as many days as a pro golfer.

The Smiths Falls native, along with Keegan Bradley, and Billy Andrade finished atop this year’s 19th Annual CVS Health Charity Classic golf tournament in Barrington, Rhode Island.

The team finished with a score of 15 under ...

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Lanark County OPP Weekly Report

June 20, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP Weekly Report

The following is the weekly update provided by the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police. 

The Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 300 calls for service over the past week.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

There were twenty-three Motor Vehicle Collisions reported to Lanark County ...

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Celebrate Canada Day in Perth

June 19, 2017 by
Celebrate Canada Day in Perth

The following message is from the town of Perth:

With Canada Day coming up soon, many are thinking of hitting the big city to create a memorable get-away. But with record crowds anticipated, creating traffic jams, long line-ups and reservation woes, you may want to reconsider and celebrate our 150th ...

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Traffic slow-downs expected as roadwork takes hold of Perth today

June 19, 2017 by
Traffic slow-downs expected as roadwork takes hold of Perth today

The town of Perth has issued two notices of traffic disruptions as it carries out much-needed repairs and maintenance work on infrastructure projects. 

Notice 1: BOULTON AND GORE STREET TRAFFIC DISRUPTIONS 

Residents should expect traffic disruptions between Monday morning, June 19th and end of the day on Wednesday, June 21st at ...

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Conservation Authority asks homeowners to check with them before flood and shoreline clean-up

June 16, 2017 by
Conservation Authority asks homeowners to check with them before flood and shoreline clean-up

The following notice has been issued by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority:

Recent high waters have caused erosion damage and damage to shoreline structures, particularly east of Cumberland along the Ottawa River and in the upper reaches (Tay Valley Watershed) of the Rideau Valley Watershed.

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority ...

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RVCF accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program

June 15, 2017 by
RVCF accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program

The Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program.

The accreditation program is designed to strengthen public confidence in the charitable and non-profit sector by setting rigorous criteria that requires organizations to demonstrate excellence in board governance, financial accountability and transparency, ethical fundraising, staff management ...

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Senator Runciman’s bill to assist cross-border recreational boaters gains Senate approval

June 15, 2017 by
Senator Runciman’s bill to assist cross-border recreational boaters gains Senate approval

Senator Bob Runciman’s bill to ease Customs reporting requirements for boaters is expected to receive Royal Assent and become law next week.

The House of Commons adopted the bill Monday and the Senate voted Tuesday to accept the amendment, meaning the only step left is Royal Assent.

The bill amends ...

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2017 tax rate bylaw passed by Carleton Place Council

June 15, 2017 by
2017 tax rate bylaw passed by Carleton Place Council

A special Wednesday night meeting for Carleton Place council focused on passing the 2017 tax rate bylaw.

Late last year the town had announced the tax rate was going up 2.1% for residential ratepayers. For a homeowner with a home valued at $200,000 that works out to be an increase ...

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