Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

Carleton Place council passes noise by-law changes

May 11, 2017 by
Carleton Place council passes noise by-law changes

Carleton Place council passed changes made to the noise bylaw at this week’s council meeting.

The changes to the bylaw come after staff noticed an increase in noise complaints mainly from residential systems like air conditioning units and pool pumps.

Changes to the bylaw include new definitions of persistence and ...

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Carleton Place resident presented with CERV certificate

May 11, 2017 by
Carleton Place resident presented with CERV certificate

Carleton Place resident Kim Olynek received a Community Emergency Response Volunteers or “CERV” program certificate of completion from Mayor Louis Antonakos at this week’s council meeting.

Members of CERV are trained to help local first responders in emergency situations.

Each member receives training in first aid, fire suppression and emergency ...

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“See it, Name it, Change it” campaign to end domestic violence set to launch

May 10, 2017 by
“See it, Name it, Change it” campaign to end domestic violence set to launch

Interval House in Lanark County and Leeds & Grenville is officially launching its “See it, Name it, Change it.” campaign today.

It’s an initiative of the Beyond the Forums Working Group, which is made up individuals from Lanark, Lennox and Addington, and Leeds and Grenville counties that came together in ...

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Large crowd gathers in Carleton Place to hear Integrity Commissioner’s report on Mayor

May 10, 2017 by
Large crowd gathers in Carleton Place to hear Integrity Commissioner’s report on Mayor

Carleton Place council hosted its meeting in the Town Hall Auditorium last night in order to accommodate more than 100 residents who showed up to hear the integrity commissioner discuss his final report regarding allegations against the Mayor.

 

Integrity Commissioner Robert Swayze said evidence proves that Mayor Louis Antonakos ...

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FLOOD WARNING update from Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority

May 9, 2017 by
FLOOD WARNING update from Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority

The following is from the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority:

The FLOOD WARNING issued by the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) on May 7, 2017 remains in effect for the Mississippi Valley watershed.

“Water levels have peaked in some areas and flows are beginning to drop. Levels on Dalhousie Lake appear ...

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Smiths Falls’ Bailey Andison named female athlete of the year at Denver University

May 9, 2017 by
Smiths Falls’ Bailey Andison named female athlete of the year at Denver University

Two-time women’s swimming All-American Bailey Andison of Smiths Falls took home the Female Athlete of the Year honors as her school, Denver University hosted its Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet last night.

Bailey earned All-America honors for the second-consecutive year at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

The Summit League Women’s ...

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OPP issues warnings and tips to stay safe in flood zones

May 9, 2017 by
OPP issues warnings and tips to stay safe in flood zones

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing to caution residents that water levels are significantly high and continue to increase.

The following safety tips are provided to Leeds residents and property owners to take any preventative action and avoid any undue risk.

  • Avoid disaster areas. Your presence might ...
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Lanark County OPP responded to more than 400 calls last week

May 9, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP responded to more than 400 calls last week

The following is the weekly report from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police.

Between Monday 1st May 2017 and Monday 8th may 2017  officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 412 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions: Total.  19.         Including  5  Car ...

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Police investigate attempted bank robbery in Almonte

May 9, 2017 by
Police investigate attempted bank robbery in Almonte

The OPP reports the Royal Bank in Almonte was the scene of an an attempted robbery Monday morning.

They report their preliminary examination shows a male, wearing a disguise to conceal his face, entered the bank, assaulted a bank employee and then fled the scene on foot without obtaining any ...

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Message from the Town of Perth concerning potential flooding

May 6, 2017 by
Message from the Town of Perth concerning potential flooding

The following message is from the Town of Perth:

A widespread weather system is forecast to drop a two-day total of 35 to 70 millimeters of rain on Eastern Ontario. Levels on all lakes, rivers, and stream can be expected to increase until late Sunday or Monday.

The public is ...

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