Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

RVCA – another January thaw brings unsafe conditions on rivers and lakes

January 19, 2018 by
RVCA – another January thaw brings unsafe conditions on rivers and lakes

The following is the watershed conditions statement provided by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. 

Temperatures around the freezing point through the weekend and rain early next week will once again cause the loss of much of the snow cover and unstable ice conditions in the Rideau Valley.

As the snowmelt ...

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Sens back after week off as they hope to give St. Louis the Blues

January 18, 2018 by
Sens back after week off as they hope to give St. Louis the Blues

The Senators are back on Lake 88 after a week off to heal up and get set for the second half of the season.

They've won three of their last four going in to tonight's tilt against the Blues at the CTC.

We have it starting with the pre-game at ...

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Perth-native Elijah Woods new partnership scores win on CTV’s the Launch as they are chosen to record this week’s single

January 18, 2018 by
Perth-native Elijah Woods new partnership scores win on CTV’s the Launch as they are chosen to record this week’s single

Perth-native Elijah Woods was featured on last night’s episode of the Launch, and congratulations are now due.

His new partnership, Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, now based out of Ottawa were chosen from among the episode's featured artists to record the new original single "Ain't Easy."

A release from CTV ...

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Highlights of the 2018 Mississippi Mills Council Meeting

January 18, 2018 by
Highlights of the 2018 Mississippi Mills Council Meeting

The following are the highlights of the January 16, 2018 Council Meeting for the township of Mississippi Mills. 

Council kicked off 2018 with their first meeting of the New Year on January 16th. During the meeting, Council accepted with regret the resignation of the long-serving Chief Administrative Officer Diane Smithson. ...

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CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from January 16th, 2018

January 18, 2018 by
CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from January 16th, 2018

The following are the Board Meeting Highlights as submittted by the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. 

CDSBEO Indigenous Education Update

Ongoing integration of Indigenous Education remains an integral part of our Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement. In order to continue the momentum that has been built in ...

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Perth dealing with storm water runoff issues

January 17, 2018 by
Perth dealing with storm water runoff issues

The town of Perth has just awarded an engineering design contract to JP2G to design storm water treatment for town runoff at specific locations.

This is a multi-year project funded by all three tiers of government under the Small Communities Fund for improvements to the Tay River.

There are two ...

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South East Local Health Integration Network announces appointment of new Board Chair, Hersh Sehdev

January 17, 2018 by
South East Local Health Integration Network announces  appointment of new Board Chair, Hersh Sehdev

The South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hersh Sehdev as Chair of its Board of Directors.

Ms. Sehdev retired in 2017 as the Executive Director of Kingston Community Health Centres (KCHC), a position she held for 17 years.  Ms. Sehdev was always guided ...

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Lanark County Police report

January 17, 2018 by
Lanark County Police report

Between Monday January 8th and Monday January 15th, 2018 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to 303 calls for service.

They responded to 31 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:

Car / Deer                5

Parking Lots             4

Single Motor Vehicle off Road ("In Ditch")        7

At 1:02am on Thursday January 11th, ...

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Smiths Falls police execute warrant at Siloki Combat, find grow-op

January 16, 2018 by
Smiths Falls police execute warrant at Siloki Combat, find grow-op

Smiths Falls police executed a search warrant and shut down an illegal drug grow-op late last week in the town.

It happened Friday, when they executed the warrant on a commercial tenant, known as Siloki Combat, a paintball and airsoft centre found at the Galipeau Centre.

Police found a large ...

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Perth to remove snowbanks tonight (Jan 16th) and tomorrow

January 16, 2018 by
Perth to remove snowbanks tonight (Jan 16th) and tomorrow

The town of Perth is advising residents that municipal staff will be removing snowbanks in the downtown areas today (Tuesday, January 16th). It is expected to take two nights. Removal will begin at 10:00pm and run until roughly 6:00am.

The town says the removal is intended to assist pedestrians and motorists ...

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