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Lanark County OPP weekly report

December 6, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP weekly report

The following is the weekly police report from the Lanark County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police.

Between Monday November 27, 2017 and Monday December 4, 2017officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 368 calls for service.

The calls included 37 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:  

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Smiths Falls Police seek shooter after window shot Monday morning – no one injured in incident

December 5, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Police seek shooter after window shot Monday morning – no one injured in incident

The Smiths Fall Police Service is looking for answers after an early morning shooting in the town.

Police tell Lake 88 that on Monday December 4th at approximately 6:17 a.m., they received a call of a reported shooting at a residence on McGill Street North.

Once there, officers found that ...

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Perth Mayor John Fenik elected Lanark County Warden

December 5, 2017 by
Perth Mayor John Fenik elected Lanark County Warden

Lanark County councillors elected a new Warden this morning at their inaugural meeting.

Perth Mayor John Fenik is their choice to lead their Council in 2018.

Two were nominated for the position, Fenik and Mississippi Mills Councillor Jane Torrance.

This will be the second time Fenik serves as Lanark County ...

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OPP seek public’s help in solving break and enter in Lanark Highlands

December 5, 2017 by
OPP seek public’s help in solving break and enter in Lanark Highlands

Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police are looking for the public’s help to identify whoever is responsible for a break, enter and theft on Tatlock Road in Lanark Highlands Township.

The force reports that sometime between midnight and 6:30 a.m. this past Sunday, someone broke into a garage and stole a ...

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Gord Brown congratulates Westport on funding approval for sewage and water work

December 4, 2017 by
Gord Brown congratulates Westport on funding approval for sewage and water work

Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes today praised the Village of Westport for its acquisition of $2.2 million in funding for water and sewer infrastructure.

“I was pleased to be able support Westport’s application for the new treatment facilities,” said Brown. “The community ...

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Province to launch inquest into 1996 death of construction worker near Perth

December 4, 2017 by
Province to launch inquest into 1996 death of construction worker near Perth

The Province will hold an inquest into the death of a construction worker who died 20 years ago in Perth.

38 year-old Jesus Revilla Sanchez died from injuries sustained while working on a construction project near the town.

He died at the Great War Memorial Hospital in Perth on Dec. ...

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Two local men fined after hunting violations

December 4, 2017 by
Two local men fined after hunting violations

Two eastern Ontario men have been fined a total of $4,500 for moose hunting offenses.

A Smiths Falls man pleaded guilty and was fined $2,500 for discharging a firearm from a roadway and $1,000 for making a false statement to a conservation officer.

Another man, from Lanark pleaded guilty and ...

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CAO congratulates all involved with Perth’s Rocky Ramp project upon its completion

December 4, 2017 by
CAO congratulates all involved with Perth’s Rocky Ramp project upon its completion

The following is a submitted message from Perth CAO John deRosenroll announcing the completion of the Rocky Ramp project on the Tay River. 

First of all, on behalf of Mayor Fenik and Council, I wish to congratulate our Employees, Contractors, RVCA and Consulting Engineer (Matrix Solutions) for their hard work ...

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Smiths Falls Police Service looking for public input for three-year business plan

December 4, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Police Service looking for public input for three-year business plan

The Smiths Falls Police Services Board is preparing for the 2018 – 2020 Business Plan. The Board is reaching out to members of the public for input into the future direction of the Service to ensure we meet the needs of the Community.

The Police Services Act mandates all police ...

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Build a Mountain of Food visits Westport and Elgin

December 4, 2017 by
Build a Mountain of Food visits Westport and Elgin

Week 4 of the Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food saw stops this weekend in Westport and Elgin.

In Westport 2,630 lbs of food and $7,540.40 was donated to help the Westport Food Bank.

While in Elgin, 1,235 lbs of food and $7,372.00 were collected for the Elgin ...

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