Author Archives: Maureen Pegg

Lanark County endorses Community Plan for Safety and Well-being in principal

August 9, 2018 by
Lanark County endorses Community Plan for Safety and Well-being in principal

Lanark County’s community services committee endorsed in principle a far reaching report which benefit all county municipalities in the future at their meeting held Wednesday, August 8th.

Stephanie Gray, coordinator of the project, presented the Community Plan for Safety and Well-being at the committee meeting. Gray says the report, which ...

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Perth’s Jared Coreau signs with Ducks

July 2, 2018 by
Perth’s Jared Coreau signs with Ducks

CBS Sports reports that Perth-native Jared Coreau has signed a one-year, two way deal with the Anaheim Ducks.

The deal is reportedly worth $650,000 if he’s playing for the NHL and $450,000 if he’s with the Duck’s AHL team.

The 6ft 6 goalie who was undrafted, signed with the Detroit Red ...

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Lanark County decides Delegations to committees must adhere to bylaws

June 14, 2018 by
Lanark County decides Delegations to committees must adhere to bylaws

Lanark County’s corporate services committee agrees delegations are always welcome at county committee meetings – but says they must adhere to bylaws.

The issue arose after a resident was granted permission last month to speak as a delegation on an issue (roadside spraying) that had already been decided.

Beckwith Reeve ...

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Candidates in Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston square off in Perth

May 30, 2018 by
Candidates in Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston square off in Perth

Tuesday night’s all-candidates meeting at Perth Civitan Hall was for the most part a tame affair, with four of the Lanark Frontenac Kingston candidates addressing a mostly respectful crowd.

Progressive Conservative incumbent Randy Hillier criticized the Liberals for their “wasteful” ways. He distanced himself from PC leader Doug Ford, not mentioning ...

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Lanark County could host driverless car test corridor

May 25, 2018 by
Lanark County could host driverless car test corridor

Lanark County’s Public Works Committee supports a proposal that would see roads in the county used for controlled testing of autonomous vehicles otherwise known as driverless cars.

The Ontario Good Roads Association sees establishing a seamless “preferred AV test corridor” as an initiative that would bring economic benefits to all ...

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Lanark OPP present findings of Hwy 7 fatalities to County Council

May 24, 2018 by
Lanark OPP present findings of Hwy 7 fatalities to County Council

The OPP’s Inspector Derek Needham told Lanark County Councillors Wednesday evening that five deadly accidents along the same stretch on Highway 7 in Lanark County have two things in common: winter driving conditions, and drivers driving too fast for those conditions.

Needham, who is the Lanark County OPP Detachment Commander, said ...

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Lanark County all in on improving county-wide cell coverage

May 10, 2018 by
Lanark County all in on improving county-wide cell coverage

The number one priority for the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus is improving cell coverage in rural areas and Lanark County’s Corporate Services is stepping up to the plate and recommending over half a million dollars be directed to a project dedicated to improving cell service.

Past Lanark County Warden and ...

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Perth and District Sports Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

April 30, 2018 by
Perth and District Sports Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

The Perth and District Sports Hall of Fame held its 3rd annual induction ceremony Sunday afternoon. The ceremony honoured two adopted sons and two teams.

Ian Millar, one of the most successful riders in the world and a ten time Olympian was inducted, as was the late Tom Graham a dedicated ...

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Lanark pleased with shared services agreement with Lanark Highlands

April 13, 2018 by
Lanark pleased with shared services agreement with Lanark Highlands

Lanark County Councillors are pleased with a six month review of a shared services agreement with Lanark Highlands.

Montague Reeve Bill Dobson, who chairs corporate services committee told Councillors Wednesday, “It’s a good news story and a win-win for both parties.”

The county’s treasurer, Jennie Bingley and county employee Joan ...

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Lanark County moving ahead with bridge improvements along Almonte stretch of OVRT

April 13, 2018 by
Lanark County moving ahead with bridge improvements along Almonte stretch of OVRT

Lanark County is moving ahead with improvements to the multi-use Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail which runs from Mattawa to Smiths Falls.

At this week’s County Council meeting, Councillors voted in favour of spending just over $500,000 to repair two former railway bridges along in the trail in Almonte.

The vote ...

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