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Freezing Rain Warning in effect for our listening area – get set for another blast of winter

January 22, 2018 by
Freezing Rain Warning in effect for our listening area – get set for another blast of winter

We are expecting a mess, weather-wise later today and into tomorrow.

It’s been a varied winter, and today will be no exception as the light snow that is forecast to fall will get heavier throughout the afternoon then mix with ice pellets before switching to freezing rain.

The Weather Network ...

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UPDATED: January 22, 2018 – School Buses Cancelled today due to pending freezing rain

January 22, 2018 by
UPDATED: January 22, 2018 – School Buses Cancelled today due to pending freezing rain

Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario has cancelled all school buses and special vehicle transportation for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and the Upper Canada District School Board today, due to bad weather expected this afternoon.

All schools remain open.

STEO posted the following on Facebook:

The ...

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Battle of Ontario Round 3 tonight on Lake – Sens “welcome” Leafs @ 7

January 20, 2018 by
Battle of Ontario Round 3 tonight on Lake – Sens “welcome” Leafs @ 7

The Ottawa Senators welcome the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight on Lake 88. Can the Sens continue their winning ways against Toronto? Will Toronto break out of their four game slump?

Find out tonight on Lake 88!

Coverage begins with the pre-game at 6:30, followed by Dean and Gord with the ...

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Smiths Falls Peewee Bears in semi-final round push for Good Deeds Cup

January 20, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Peewee Bears in semi-final round push for Good Deeds Cup

The Smiths Falls Peewee Bears begin the next stage of their quest to win the Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup, which honours a Pee Wee level team who helps to make a positive difference in their community.

The team volunteered throughout the holiday season to help the Salvation Army with their ...

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Mayor’s Task force on Climate Change in Perth evolves into new Panel

January 19, 2018 by
Mayor’s Task force on Climate Change in Perth evolves into new Panel

A Climate Change Sustainability Advisory Panel will carry on the work of the Mayor’s Task Force on Climate Change in Perth.

The Mayor’s task force has been dissolved after delivering final recommendations. Mayor John Fenik tells Lake88 though the new panel will make sure the town is accountable, while carrying ...

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Perth to create commuter cycling plan

January 19, 2018 by
Perth to create commuter cycling plan

The town of Perth is set to work on creating a Commuter Cycling Plan.

The town recently got word from the Ministry of Transportation that it is eligible for up to 80% of the cost of creating a plan under the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program up to a maximum ...

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RVCA – another January thaw brings unsafe conditions on rivers and lakes

January 19, 2018 by
RVCA – another January thaw brings unsafe conditions on rivers and lakes

The following is the watershed conditions statement provided by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. 

Temperatures around the freezing point through the weekend and rain early next week will once again cause the loss of much of the snow cover and unstable ice conditions in the Rideau Valley.

As the snowmelt ...

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Sens back after week off as they hope to give St. Louis the Blues

January 18, 2018 by
Sens back after week off as they hope to give St. Louis the Blues

The Senators are back on Lake 88 after a week off to heal up and get set for the second half of the season.

They've won three of their last four going in to tonight's tilt against the Blues at the CTC.

We have it starting with the pre-game at ...

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Perth-native Elijah Woods new partnership scores win on CTV’s the Launch as they are chosen to record this week’s single

January 18, 2018 by
Perth-native Elijah Woods new partnership scores win on CTV’s the Launch as they are chosen to record this week’s single

Perth-native Elijah Woods was featured on last night’s episode of the Launch, and congratulations are now due.

His new partnership, Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, now based out of Ottawa were chosen from among the episode's featured artists to record the new original single "Ain't Easy."

A release from CTV ...

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Perth Ribfest likely on the move to new location

January 18, 2018 by
Perth Ribfest likely on the move to new location

The Perth Ribfest Music Festival might be moving.  The annual event organized by the Rotary Club of Perth will setup in Last Dual Park.

Rotarian Jim Peden, told Perth council on Tuesday Jan 16th, “We’ve successfully operated Ribfest for the past three years attracting about 10,000 people, spending $70,000 in ...

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