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PDCI Junior Boys celebrate EOSSA basketball championship

February 23, 2017 by
PDCI Junior Boys celebrate EOSSA basketball championship

 

The PDCI Jr. Boys basketball team hosted the Eastern Ontario single A basketball championships on Wednesday, February 23rd.

PDCI went in to the tournament seeded first out of the six regional championship teams that qualified.

PDCI qualified by winning the Lanark County Championship last week over Smiths Falls.

 

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Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority watershed statement

February 23, 2017 by
Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority watershed statement

With above seasonal daytime temperatures and several millimetres of rain forecasted over the next five days, the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA)  is advising residents to use extreme caution if venturing onto rivers and lakes as ice conditions could be unstable. Please note that MVCA does not monitor ice conditions.

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New parking restrictions coming to Carleton Place

February 23, 2017 by
New parking restrictions coming to Carleton Place

The Town of Carleton Place certainly wasn’t spared from all the snow that fell earlier this month.

The town says that due to the size of the resulting snowbanks which are impeding both snow removal operations and the safe passage of emergency vehicles, they have had to make some parking ...

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Perth Police Services Board, Lanark OPP welcome guest speaker on local implications of human trafficking

February 23, 2017 by
Perth Police Services Board, Lanark OPP welcome guest speaker on local implications of human trafficking

The Perth Police Services Board and Lanark County OPP are jointly hosting special guest speaker Simone Bell in Perth on March 6 to raise awareness about human trafficking and its local implications.

“Human trafficking does not require the crossing of borders or any movement of persons,” explains Lanark County OPP ...

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Smiths Falls Fire Dispatch grows again

February 23, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Fire Dispatch grows again

Lake 88 reported a few weeks back about a plan to expand the fire dispatch services offered by the Smiths Falls Fire Department to more municipalities – expanding on an existing program that has brought in money for the department and the town.

Earlier this week Smiths Falls Council approved ...

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Driver calls 9-1-1 to dispute traffic ticket

February 22, 2017 by
Driver calls 9-1-1 to dispute traffic ticket

A driver called 9-1-1 after getting a ticket on the 401 in Leeds.

Leeds OPP say that on Sunday, an officer stopped a driver who was given an offence notice.

After the traffic stop the 19 year old driver promptly called 911 to dispute the ticket.

The O.P.P. found him, ...

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Distracted driving stop leads to serious charges for Tay Valley man

February 22, 2017 by
Distracted driving stop leads to serious charges for Tay Valley man

At around 09:30 am this past Saturday, Lanark County OPP stopped a 29 year-old Tay Valley Township man on South St. in Perth.

He was allegedly using a cell phone while driving.

Police charged him with one count of drive motor vehicle on highway using hand held device" and two counts ...

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Lanark County OPP busy with assault calls last week

February 22, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP busy with assault calls last week

Among the more than 330 calls for service Lanark County OPP responded to last week were a number of domestic incidents.

The Lanark County Detachment reports that the investigation continues into an Assault in Carleton Place, and a Threats incident in Perth. They also report another incident related to child ...

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Lanark County OPP lay impaired charges against two drivers

February 21, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP lay impaired charges against two drivers

It was another busy week for OPP in Lanark County. Officers responded to 336 calls for service, and they say they are still responding to a number of impaired driver calls in the county.

Last Saturday afternoon just after 5pm, officers on patrol in Lanark Highlands observed a north bound ...

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Lanark County OPP respond to snowmobile accidents

February 21, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP respond to snowmobile accidents

It was another busy week for OPP in Lanark County. Officers responded to 336 calls for service.

Among them, 22 motor vehicle collisions, including 2 motorized snow vehicles.

One snowmobile accident took place on Tatlock Road in Mississippi Mills. The driver went into the west ditch, and suffered a major ...

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