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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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UCDSB’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission +2 Feast and Celebration stops in Smiths Falls

May 11, 2017 by
UCDSB’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission +2 Feast and Celebration stops in Smiths Falls

The Upper Canada District School Board renewed its commitment to reconciliation with our Indigenous communities Monday night at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission +2 Feast and Celebration.

It took place at Duncan J Schoular Public School in Smiths Falls and saw members of the Indigenous communities invited to a traditional ...

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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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