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Perth to host Ontario Senior Games events

May 3, 2017 by
Perth to host Ontario Senior Games events

The Town of Perth is partnering with Carolina Retirement Suites, the Perth Pickleball group and the Ontario Senior Games Association to host part of the 2017 District 9 Senior Games.

Perth is part of District 9 Lanark/Leeds/Grenville and is planning to hold the Swimming, Pickleball and Bridge events for 2017.

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Lanark County passes construction zone speed limit by-law

May 3, 2017 by
Lanark County passes construction zone speed limit by-law

Lanark County has passed a by-law that sees reduced speed limits within county construction zones.

It is being put in place as a preventive measure to protect the safety and well-being of workers and motorists.

Terry McCann, director of public works, explained there have been occurrences in the county and ...

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Solar light to be installed in Carleton Place neighbourhood

May 3, 2017 by
Solar light to be installed in Carleton Place neighbourhood

At last night’s Carleton Place council meeting, council approved the $3,500 purchase of a solar light from BDA Lighting Group to light the dark area along Stonewater Bay - a new residential community on the East side of McNeely Avenue.

The array will light the street for five hours after ...

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Good news for Carleton Place drinking water

May 3, 2017 by
Good news for Carleton Place drinking water

The Town of Carleton Place said it received a proud 100% on its February drinking water inspection report at this week's council meeting.

The primary focus of the inspection is to make sure the town’s drinking water system complies with provincial legislation.

The drinking water inspection took place February 16 ...

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UPDATE: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Watershed Conditions

May 2, 2017 by
UPDATE: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Watershed Conditions

The following is an update from the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority on the conditions within its watershed

The rain event yesterday has caused water levels in the Rideau watershed to rise again.

Water levels in the Rideau Valley had fallen close to historical average levels since the spring freshet peak ...

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UPDATE: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Watershed Conditions

May 2, 2017 by
UPDATE: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Watershed Conditions

The following is an update from the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority on the conditions within its watershed

As a result of significant rainfall received over the past few days, flows and levels have increased throughout the watershed. Levels on the upper lakes will remain high for at least the next ...

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Lanark OPP investigating discovery of man’s body in Appleton

May 2, 2017 by
Lanark OPP investigating discovery of man’s body in Appleton

Lanark County OPP answered a call yesterday in Appleton, and found a deceased man.

The person has not been identified, but police say he is a 50 year-old.

The investigation, which is in its preliminary stages, is being conducted by the Lanark County Crime Unit, with the assistance of the ...

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Smiths Falls Council considers blocking users not included in recreational cost-sharing

May 2, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Council considers blocking users not included in recreational cost-sharing

It’s taken months of negotiation and discussion but Smiths Falls is finally close to signing a Recreational Cost-Sharing agreement with neighbouring municipalities or at least with four out of five.

Rideau Lakes, Elizabethtown-Kitley, and Montague are all on board, Drummond North Elmsley has agreed provided all the others signed on, ...

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Public session on Fentanyl and Opioid crisis tonight in Perth

May 2, 2017 by
Public session on Fentanyl and Opioid crisis tonight in Perth

There is a public session on the Fentanyl and Opioid crisis being held in Perth tonight.

It’s being put on by the Upper Canada District School Board, the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, and the Leeds Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit.

It takes place at 6:30 this ...

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Teen faces weapons charge after fight at TR Leger in Carleton Place

May 2, 2017 by
Teen faces weapons charge after fight at TR Leger in Carleton Place

A Mississippi Mills teen is facing a weapons charge after an incident last week in Carleton Place.

The OPP says they responded last Monday, the 24th of April, to a call in the parking lot of the Carleton Place site of the TR Leger School.

When they arrived they found ...

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