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NHL 100 Classic from TD Place tonight pits Montreal vs. Ottawa

December 16, 2017 by

The NHL 100 Classic is tonight live from TD Place at Landsdowne Park in Ottawa.

Join us for coverage of this special outdoor game beginning with the pre-game at 6:30, followed by Dean and Gord with the call at of the game at 7:00.

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Build a Mountain of Food Campaign rolls in to Athens and Delta

December 16, 2017 by
Build a Mountain of Food Campaign rolls in to Athens and Delta

The Annual Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Wraps up today with stops in Athens and Delta! Drop by and help us raise the peak!

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Sens Alumni set to take to Parliament Hill!

December 15, 2017 by
Sens Alumni set to take to Parliament Hill!

The Ottawa Senators Alumni are set to take the Hill!

We've got the Alumni game coming up tonight at 7:00 on Lake 88 LIVE!

The game is bringing together a great group from multiple eras in the team's young history. Check out who's playing below.

Senators Alumni Classic game roster

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UPDATE – Perth Algonquin students set to join walkout

December 15, 2017 by
UPDATE – Perth Algonquin students set to join walkout

Students at Algonquin College are being encouraged to walk out of their classrooms today at noon.

A local student has confirmed to Lake 88 that at least some of the students at the Perth Campus will take part in the walkout.

A new group, called the Ontario Students United, has ...

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Perth’s Environmental Services Department outlines wishlist for 2018

December 15, 2017 by
Perth’s Environmental Services Department outlines wishlist for 2018

The Perth Environmental Services department is looking ahead to the new year and the new budget with a list of projects they’d like to see come to fruition.

On Tuesday December 12, Director of Environmental Services Grant Machan shared some of his wish list for 2018 with Lake 88.

He ...

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Smiths Falls Council moves meetings to accessible location due to injury

December 15, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Council moves meetings to accessible location due to injury

The next three meeting of Smiths Falls council and committee will be held at the Kinsmen’s Pavilion in Lower Reach Park.

At a special Council meeting held immediately after the regular committee meeting on December 11th, 2017, Smiths Falls council passed a by-law to allow them to move their council ...

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MPP Hillier issues statement after fatal Hydro One crash

December 15, 2017 by
MPP Hillier issues statement after fatal Hydro One crash

The following statement was issued by local MPP Randy Hillier following the crash of a Hydro One helicopter near Tweed, On. on Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2017.

Statement from Randy Hillier (MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington)

14 December 2017

I am deeply saddened to hear of a horrible accident that has ...

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“Stolen” vehicles turn out to be towed vehicles in violation of winter parking bans

December 14, 2017 by
“Stolen” vehicles turn out to be towed vehicles in violation of winter parking bans

We have received a few calls saying that there were dozens of vehicles reported stolen two nights ago, but in reality it’s a seasonal reminder.

We asked Lanark County OPP about it, and they tell Lake 88 they received a number of calls from people in the eastern part of ...

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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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Cornerstone Landing outlines plight of homeless youth to Smiths Falls Council

December 14, 2017 by
Cornerstone Landing outlines plight of homeless youth to Smiths Falls Council

Cornerstone Landing Chair Terrilee Kelford gave Smiths Falls Council a presentation highlighting the plight of homeless youth in Lanark County earlier this week.

She told them that 50% of the youth she helps are from Smiths Falls.

Kelford told Smiths Falls Council, homelessness in rural communities is often hidden, with ...

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