Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

Algonquin students to resume classes Tuesday, Nov. 21

November 20, 2017 by
Algonquin students to resume classes Tuesday, Nov. 21

Teachers, Councillors, and Librarians are joining other staff in Ontario’s colleges today as back-to-work legislation was passed yesterday forcing 12,000 faculty back to work.

Students get back to class tomorrow. Algonquin College, including its campus in Perth, has made changes to the rest of the school year to make sure ...

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Leeds OPP seek man missing since late October

November 20, 2017 by
Leeds OPP seek man missing since late October

Leeds County OPP are asking for the public's help to find a man from Leeds and the Thousand Islands, who was reported missing on November 7, 2017.

Missing is 24 year-old Mathieu Roy of County Road 32 in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township.

He was last communicated with about ...

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Latest forecast from Environment Canada

November 18, 2017 by
Latest forecast from Environment Canada

Click here for the latest forecast from Environment Canada.

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Sens look to leave town on a high note

November 18, 2017 by
Sens look to leave town on a high note

The Ottawa Senators host the Arizona Coyotes on Lake 88 in a matinee today. We've got it for you starting with the pre-game at 1:30, then Dean and Gord have the call at 2:00. After today's game the Sens hit the road for a lengthy road trip.

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UPDATE – Special Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada

November 17, 2017 by
UPDATE – Special Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada

Special weather statement issued by Environment Canada for:

  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County, Western Lanark County - Plevna
  • Ottawa, Kanata, Orleans

A mixed bag of wintery precipitation is expected Saturday into Sunday morning.

Light snow is expected to develop over eastern Ontario including the National Capital ...

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Perth murder suspect back in court Friday

November 17, 2017 by
Perth murder suspect back in court Friday

The man accused in the Last Duel Park murder case will be back in court Friday afternoon at 2 pm.

23 year-old Andrew Kravchenko, was arrested in December of last year and charged with first degree murder in the death of 45 year-old James Laverdure who was killed on August ...

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Liberals will attempt back-to-work legislation for college strike after unanimous support denied by NDP

November 17, 2017 by
Liberals will attempt back-to-work legislation for college strike after unanimous support denied by NDP

The province will attempt to get back-to-work legistlation passed again today after unanimous support was blocked yesterday by the NDP.

The Conservatives had agreed to the move which would have ended the five week-old college strike after faculty voted to reject the latest offer from the schools.

Ontario NDP Leader ...

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Lanark County Council Meeting Highlights

November 17, 2017 by
Lanark County Council Meeting Highlights

Council Supports Ongoing Implementation of Vegetation Management Plan:

Following numerous delegations and presentations at the public works committee meeting last month, council received a detailed report and directed staff to include funds in the 2018 budget to support the ongoing implementation of the county’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Vegetation ...

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OPP not making calls in support of Teddy Bear program

November 17, 2017 by
OPP not making calls in support of Teddy Bear program

Notice from the OPP: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is very proud to have a number of key partnerships in place throughout the Province of Ontario that benefit the communities policed by the OPP.

Recently, several OPP detachments received a number of inquiries from residents asking about police related organizations ...

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Sens and Pens tonight on Lake 88

November 16, 2017 by

We've got the Senators playing their first game since their two game sweep of the Avalanche in the NHL Global Series in Sweden!

Tonight the Senators welcome the Pittsburgh Penguins in a rematch of last year's conference final.

Join us for the pre-game at 7, right after Jr. Hockey Talk, ...

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