Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

Frontenac OPP seek wanted man

September 14, 2017 by
Frontenac OPP seek wanted man

The OPP in South Frontenac are looking for a wanted man.

They report that yesterday afternoon at about 5:30 the OPP Tactical Response Unit, K-9 Unit along with helicopter support conducted a search of a property near the intersection of Railton Road and Stagecoach Road in Sydenham for the man ...

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Local children’s author, Order of Canada recipient, Jan Andrews passes after accident

September 14, 2017 by
Local children’s author, Order of Canada recipient, Jan Andrews passes after accident

Renowned local author Jan Andrews passed away suddenly earlier this month.

The Lanark Era reports that it happened on the same weekend she received the Order of Canada for her contributions to Canadian culture as a children’s book author and as a pioneer of Canada’s storytelling movement.

Andrews suffered a ...

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Carleton Place Town Council Briefs from the meeting held Sept. 12

September 14, 2017 by
Carleton Place Town Council Briefs from the meeting held Sept. 12

No Carambeck work this year

Carleton Place council has given the no-go to work planned at the Carambeck site year. At this week’s council meeting, CAO Paul Knowles said the tendered prices for the work rang in higher than expected at $585,000. This does not leave enough room in the ...

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Perth woman wins $1,000,000 from 6/49

September 13, 2017 by
Perth woman wins $1,000,000 from 6/49

Faye McMunn is about to be contacted by every friend she has ever had.

The Perth resident has won the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize from the August 26, LOTTO 6/49 draw.

She found out about her big win when validating her ticket at the store.

She said she burst into ...

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OPP Police report

September 13, 2017 by
OPP Police report

The following is the latest report submitted by Lanark County OPP

Between Monday September 4, 2017 and Monday September 11, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 371calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions Total 27. Including:

  • 6 Car / Deer
  • ...

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Smiths Falls Police report

September 13, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Police report

The following is the latest report submitted by the Smiths Falls Police Service

Traffic stop leads to criminal charge On Friday September 8th, at approximately 10:29 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Beckwith Street North for a traffic violation. Investigation revealed that the 57 year-old male driver of Smiths ...

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North Grenville man faces charge in DNE assault

September 13, 2017 by
North Grenville man faces charge in DNE assault

Lanark County OPP have charged a man after a serious assault in Drummond North Elmsley.

The detachment reports that on September 10th, shortly after 7 a.m., officers responded to a report of a male suffering from serious injuries.

Investigation revealed that a 27 year old man of Smiths Falls had ...

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Upper Canada Board welcomes new Indigenous Trustee

September 13, 2017 by
Upper Canada Board welcomes new Indigenous Trustee

The Upper Canada District School Board is pleased to announce that an accredited teacher and community leader from the Akwesasne Territory will serve as Indigenous Trustee with the Upper Canada District School Board.

Ryan Jacobs, a sitting member of the Mohawk Council, will be sworn in on September 13 at ...

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Clark presents legislature with petition to widen County Rd. 43 in Kemptville

September 13, 2017 by
Clark presents legislature with petition to widen County Rd. 43 in Kemptville

Petitions with more than 300 signatures in support of expanding County Road 43 in Kemptville are now in the hands of the provincial government.

Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark tabled the petitions at Queen’s Park today to press the Wynne government to provide infrastructure funding necessary to expand the busy two-lane ...

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Mississippi-Rideau Staff Meet With Local Business Owners

September 12, 2017 by
Mississippi-Rideau Staff Meet With Local Business Owners

Staff from the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region (MRSPR) successfully met with 61 business owners in the communities of Westport, Montague, North Grenville and Mississippi Mills this summer to discuss chemical products that could pose a risk to four municipal drinking water systems. Business owners were welcoming and helpful — allowing ...

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