Author Archives: Maureen Pegg

Perth native Coreau celebrates Calder Cup win with Grand Rapids Griffins

June 14, 2017 by
Perth native Coreau celebrates Calder Cup win with Grand Rapids Griffins

The Grand Rapids Griffins, with Perth’s Jared Coreau in net, have won the American Hockey League Calder Cup.

The AHL affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Syracuse Crunch 4-3 last night in game six of the best of seven series.

The six foot six Detroit Red Wings prospect ...

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Perth’s Coreau, Grand Rapids Griffins look to clinch the Calder Cup tonight

June 13, 2017 by
Perth’s Coreau, Grand Rapids Griffins look to clinch the Calder Cup tonight

The Grand Rapid’s Griffins, with Perth native Jared Coreau between the pipes, could take the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup with a game six win tonight at home.

They lead the series against the Syracuse Crunch 3-2.

The Griffins flubbed the opportunity to win the championship when they dropped a ...

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Perth’s Jared Coreau and Grand Rapids Griffins lead Calder Cup 2-1

June 8, 2017 by
Perth’s Jared Coreau and Grand Rapids Griffins lead Calder Cup 2-1

The Grand Rapids Griffins ran into a roadblock last night in Syracuse on their way to the American Hockey League's Calder Cup as they dropped Game 3 to the Syracuse Crunch.

The Griffin's goalie, Perth's Jared Coreau turned away 27 shots, but was on the losing end of the 5-3 ...

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Perth’s Coreau leads Griffins to 2-0 lead in Calder Cup Final

June 5, 2017 by
Perth’s Coreau leads Griffins to 2-0 lead in Calder Cup Final

The Grand Rapid's Griffins, with Perth's Jared Coreau between in goal, have taken a 2-0 lead in the best of seven American Hockey League's Calder Cup, after defeating the Syracuse Crunch 6-5 in overtime on Saturday night.

The hair-raising contest featured plenty of goal-scoring, a denied penalty shot at the ...

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Perth Native Coreau Leads Griffins to AHL finals

May 29, 2017 by
Perth Native Coreau Leads Griffins to AHL finals

Perth's Jared Coreau pulled out all the stops Saturday night helping his Grand Rapids Griffins defeat the San Jose Barracuda in game five of the best of seven series and clinch the AHL's Western Division championship.

Coreau turned away 39 shots in the 4-2 winning effort. Coach Todd Nelson praised ...

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Perth native Coreau leads Grand Rapids to 2-1 series lead in AHL

May 25, 2017 by
Perth native Coreau leads Grand Rapids to 2-1 series lead in AHL

Perth's Jared Coreau and the Grand Rapids Griffins have taken at 2-1 lead in the American Hockey League's Western Conference Final against the San Jose Barracudas.

The Griffins won Game Three at home Wednesday night, beating San Jose 4-2.  Coreau turned away 31 shots in the winning effort.

His team ...

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Trail delegations present motorized vs. non-motorized options to Lanark County

March 24, 2017 by
Trail delegations present motorized vs. non-motorized options to Lanark County

Two different visions for the Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail running though Renfrew and Lanark counties were presented at Lanark County’s economic development committee Wednesday night.

The trail follows the old Canadian Pacific rail bed. In 2011 Renfrew and Lanark counties, and the Township of Papineau-Cameron agreed to acquire the old ...

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Adopt-A-Road program to be enhanced as part of Noxious weed strategy in Lanark County

March 23, 2017 by
Adopt-A-Road program to be enhanced as part of Noxious weed strategy in Lanark County

On Wednesday evening, Lanark County CAO Kurt Greaves credited local residents for pushing the county to seek alternate solutions to spraying for noxious weeds.

The county’s public works committee recommended council approve an enhanced Adopt-a-Road program.

The volunteer program has been operating for several decades and under proposed program enhancements, ...

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Perth’s Coreau heads back to Grand Rapids after stint in NHL

March 10, 2017 by
Perth’s Coreau heads back to Grand Rapids after stint in NHL

Detroit Red Wings' goaltender Jared Coreau was reassigned to the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins yesterday.

The six foot six Perth native spent the better part of two and a half months with Detroit.

He was called up after goalie Jimmy Howard suffered a knee injury Dec. 20.

After ...

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Paved shoulders now seen on 27% of Lanark County-maintained roads

March 9, 2017 by
Paved shoulders now seen on 27% of Lanark County-maintained roads

Lanark County has installed paved shoulders on 149 km or 27 percent of its roads since the program began in 2014.

Shoulders are paved when roads are resurfaced or are being rehabilitated.

County CAO Kurt Greaves says there are three reasons for paving shoulders – the life of the road ...

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