Author Archives: Marc Shaw

Carleton Place discusses town’s Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail Management plan

January 17, 2018 by
Carleton Place discusses town’s Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail Management plan

The town of Carleton Place was asked to submit a list of comments to Lanark County Council about their Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail Management plan.

The comments, which were due at the beginning of this week, have been made and were discussed at a meeting of Carleton Place Town Council ...

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Carleton Place to review winter parking bans

January 10, 2018 by
Carleton Place to review winter parking bans

Abnormal snowfall conditions this winter have the town of Carleton Place rethinking how parking bans are put in place.

Under the current bylaw, an overnight parking ban is initiated along town streets when the weather forecast predicts over seven centimetres of snow.

When overnight forecasts are under the ban threshold, ...

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Carleton Place advances LED streetlight project

January 10, 2018 by
Carleton Place advances LED streetlight project

The town of Carleton Place has entered into the next phase of the rehabilitation of its streetlights.

At a meeting of the Physical Environment Committee, town staff was authorized to enter into a letter of engagement with Realterm energy to begin the process of converting Carleton Place streetlights to more ...

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Central bridge deterioration in Carleton Place means council must replace it, not fix it

January 2, 2018 by
Central bridge deterioration in Carleton Place means council must replace it, not fix it

The Central Bridge in Carleton place has encountered another roadblock on its path to rehabilitation.

Conditions have deteriorated even further since the town was unable to get federal funding to conduct repairs in 2016. That's when, the town Place submitted an application for funding that would go towards, what was ...

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Carleton Place examines water needs with new plan

December 20, 2017 by
Carleton Place examines water needs with new plan

The town of Carleton Place is looking towards the future of its water needs as it continues to expand in the face of climate change.

At a meeting of the community issues committee, a discussion on changing rainfall patterns and their impact on water and wastewater treatment plants took place.

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Sole Sisters Annual walk for cancer research raises $9,000 for local support

December 14, 2017 by
Sole Sisters Annual walk for cancer research raises $9,000 for local support

Organizers of the Sole Sisters’ annual charity event for cancer research stopped by Perth’s Great War Memorial Hospital and the Canadian Cancer Society on Wednesday to present cheques from the proceeds.

The run, which took place on October 15th raised nine thousand dollars, with five thousand going towards the hospital’s ...

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Plans for McArthur Island in Carleton Place raise concerns for Hackberry Trees

December 13, 2017 by
Plans for McArthur Island in Carleton Place raise concerns for Hackberry Trees

An application to develop land on McArthur Island in Carleton Place has been accepted by town council, but some Councillors are worried about the impact on the island’s Hackberry trees, which serve as the town’s official tree.

Phase one of the multi-phase development will see the McArthur Mill turned into ...

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Setback for HVAC work at Carambeck Community Centre in Carleton Place

November 30, 2017 by
Setback for HVAC work at Carambeck Community Centre in Carleton Place

The upcoming upgrade to the HVAC system at Carambeck Community Centre in Carleton Place is experiencing a setback due to the contractor being unable to honour an outdated price quote.

The Policy Review committee of Carleton Place met on Tuesday night to discuss what to do about the necessary upgrades.

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Free community Christmas dinner returns to Carleton Place for 11th year

November 22, 2017 by
Free community Christmas dinner returns to Carleton Place for 11th year

The Free Community Christmas Day Dinner in Carleton place will be back this holiday season for its 11th year.

Representatives from People First of Lanark County stopped by the council chamber during a meeting of the Community Issues Committee in order to give thanks to deputy mayor Jerry Flynn and ...

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Carleton Place close to passing 2018 budget

November 22, 2017 by
Carleton Place close to passing 2018 budget

Carleton Place town council has nearly reached an agreement on the 2018 budget as presented by Treasurer Phil Hogan.

To accommodate the budget as it stands, residential tax payers will be subjected to a rate increase of 1.97%. Mayor Antonakos asked council to postpone passing the budget for at least ...

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