Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

MVCA – Keep Conservation In Mind When Closing Up The Cottage

October 6, 2017 by
MVCA – Keep Conservation In Mind When Closing Up The Cottage

For many cottage owners, Thanksgiving typically signals the official end of the cottage season. In an effort to make the task of closing up as easy as possible, Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority is offering up some advice on how to help avoid unnecessary expense, frustration and environmental problems. As a ...

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Three charged in violent robbery at Tay Valley residence

October 6, 2017 by
Three charged in violent robbery at Tay Valley residence

Three men are facing charges in connection to a violent  robbery in Tay Valley Township.

Lanark County OPP reports that just before midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 4th, they were called to a home on Stanley Road in Tay Valley Township. A man who lived there had been assaulted and sustained ...

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Ottawa Senators season opener tonight on Lake 88!

October 5, 2017 by
Ottawa Senators season opener tonight on Lake 88!

Catch the Sens season opener tonight at 7:30 on Lake 88. Our coverage begins with the pre-game at 7:00 right after Junior Hockey Talk on lake 88!

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Busy week in Mississippi Mills

October 5, 2017 by
Busy week in Mississippi Mills

Highlights of the October 3, 2017 Council Meeting of the Township of Mississippi Mills

Youth Centre Update Janet Morrison and Fraser Scantlebury, along with youth from Mississippi Mills came out to highlight the achievements of the Mississippi Mills Youth Centre after their first year in operation. There are more than ...

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CDSBEO Board Meeting highlights

October 5, 2017 by
CDSBEO Board Meeting highlights

The following are highlights from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario's board meeting held on October 3:

Special Education Teacher Portal

The CDSBEO Special Education Department has recently launched a new teacher portal which allows all teachers, SERTs, and administrators to quickly gather information about students, and create ...

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New load restrictions in place for deteriorating Central Bridge in Carleton Place

October 4, 2017 by
New load restrictions in place for deteriorating Central Bridge in Carleton Place

By Marc Shaw, Lake 88 News

Vehicles on Bridge Street in Carleton Place will soon have to abide by load restrictions if they plan on using the Central Bridge.

According to a recent inspection, the bridge has deteriorated to the point it can no longer handle all forms of traffic.

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Carleton Place looking at safe internet sale exchange point in town

October 4, 2017 by
Carleton Place looking at safe internet sale exchange point in town

Marc Shaw - Lake 88 News

Buying something from a stranger off of Kijiji can be pretty daunting, but those who use the service in Carleton Place may soon have a designated safe area to carry out their transactions.

The idea, brought up at a September meeting of the Police ...

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Arrests made in Parkland Court armed robbery in Smiths Falls

October 4, 2017 by
Arrests made in Parkland Court armed robbery in Smiths Falls

Two Smiths Falls residents are now facing serious charges in connection to an incident in the town last week that had schools on a hold a secure, while local police and the OPP searched the area for suspects.

A 26 year-old woman and 33 year-old man both from Smith Falls ...

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Facade dispute to be discussed further as heritage by-law gets reviewed

October 4, 2017 by
Facade dispute to be discussed further as heritage by-law gets reviewed

The dispute over the store façade located at 67 Foster Street in Perth, hasn’t quite reached a resolution.

On Oct 3, committee of the whole heard a passionate presentation from Angie Gilchrist in front an impressively full gallery.

“I’m not looking for special treatment, but to be treated fairly,” said ...

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