Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

MPP Hillier joins list of speakers at Property Rights Symposium

May 16, 2017 by
MPP Hillier joins list of speakers at Property Rights Symposium

Local MPP Randy Hillier (pictured) will be a guest speaker at the Property Rights Symposium hosted by Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark and Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MP Gord Brown.

The meeting, which will take place at the Lombardy Agricultural Society Hall next Tuesday is open to the public, and ...

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MVCA – Flood Warning terminated

May 15, 2017 by
MVCA – Flood Warning terminated

The FLOOD WARNING issued May 5th, 2017 for the Ottawa River at Constance Bay and the FLOOD WARNING for the Mississippi River watershed are both TERMINATED. Levels and flows throughout the Mississippi River watershed and along the Ottawa River at Constance Bay have been steadily declining. With no significant rainfall ...

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Water levels to be lowered along Rideau Canal system

May 15, 2017 by
Water levels to be lowered along Rideau Canal system

Parks Canada advises that the in order to complete maintenance in preparation for the upcoming navigation season, water levels will be lowered in the following reaches: ·        Old Sly's to Edmonds Locks Station ·        Clowes to Upper ‎Nicholsons Locks Station ·       ...

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RVCA – Flood Warning Extent Reduced

May 15, 2017 by
RVCA – Flood Warning Extent Reduced

Water levels have continued to recede over the weekend and are not expected to be affected significantly by rain forecast for later this week. This has led to a reduction of the coverage of the Flood Warning.

The Flood Warning is now limited to the upper Tay River where outflow ...

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Perth swimmer celebrates medal haul at Canadian Masters National Swimming Championship

May 15, 2017 by
Perth swimmer celebrates medal haul at  Canadian Masters National Swimming Championship

The Canadian Masters National Swimming Championship was held in Quebec City this past weekend, and it was a golden event for a local swimmer.

Trent Peden from Perth won one gold, five silver and one bronze medal in the 40-44 age category.

His best swim of the meet came yesterday ...

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Prescription Drug Drop Off Day set for tomorrow in Smiths Falls

May 12, 2017 by
Prescription Drug Drop Off Day set for tomorrow in Smiths Falls

Tomorrow is Prescription Drug Drop off day.

It’s an opportunity to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs in a safe way.

The goals of the day are: to promote the safe storage and disposal of prescription, over-the-counter and other drugs; to reduce the amount of drugs that are available in ...

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Lanark OPP set to hold open house

May 12, 2017 by
Lanark OPP set to hold open house

Lanark County OPP will be hosting an "Open House" between 10:00 am and 02:00 pm tomorrow.

A variety of front line and specialist officers and their vehicles will be on hand. That includes Emergency Response Team, Marine, Canine and Motorcycle Units.

Members from Lanark County Victim Services and the Town ...

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Warden Dobson provides procedural bylaw review for Council, to avoid repetition

May 12, 2017 by
Warden Dobson provides procedural bylaw review for Council, to avoid repetition

At last night’s Lanark County council meeting, Warden Bill Dobson provided Councillors with a procedural bylaw review. The purpose of the review was to remind Councillors of the role of council and its duty to support the decisions that it makes.

Dobson said the review comes after delegations have continued ...

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“See it, Name it, Change it,” campaign warmly welcomed by Lanark County Council

May 12, 2017 by
“See it, Name it, Change it,” campaign warmly welcomed by Lanark County Council

Executive Director of Lanark County Interval House (LCIH) Erin Lee presented information about the new “See It Name It Change It” campaign to Lanark County council at last night’s meeting.

The multi-media campaign that aims to end domestic violence in our communities launched yesterday.

Lee asked council to support the ...

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Tax Rates official in Carleton Place

May 11, 2017 by
Tax Rates official in Carleton Place

Carleton Place council passed a bylaw for the final tax rates for 2017 at this week’s council meeting.

According to an April communication from Treasurer Phil Hogan, the residential tax rate increased by 2.1 per cent on the municipal portion and the education tax rate decreased by 4.79 per cent ...

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