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Truck Rollover, minimal spill close Drummond Concession 1 near Perth

January 9, 2017 by
Truck Rollover, minimal spill close Drummond Concession 1 near Perth

A tractor trailer has rolled over just outside Perth leading to a minimal leak of a solvent it was carrying.

Drummond Concession 1 is closed until further notice at Highway 43 right by 3M and at Moores Road. Spence road is closed to Drummond Concession 2 as well, and officials ...

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Perth Native Armstrong wins Under 21 Provincial Curling Championship

January 9, 2017 by
Perth Native Armstrong wins Under 21 Provincial Curling Championship

Perth Native Hailey Armstrong has skipped her rink to the the 2017 Ontario Junior Women’s Provincial Curling Championship.

She took the title with a come from behind 7-6 win over Emma Wallingford.  Armstrong won the title with a 3 point 10th end.

Armstrong's teammates are Grace Holoyoke, Lindsay Dubue, and ...

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Smiths Falls Police seek public’s help in locating missing teen

January 6, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Police seek public’s help in locating missing teen

Smiths Falls Police are looking to the public for help in locating a missing teenage girl

Kassie Summers-Bedford was reported missing from her Foster Home on December 24th.

Kassie is described as: white, 15 years old, 5’10”, 190 lbs, with red/orange hair. She was wearing brown boots, a black Calvin ...

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Smiths Falls police searching for suspects after nighttime break-in – Occupant was bound, apartment ransacked

January 6, 2017 by
Smiths Falls police searching for suspects after nighttime break-in – Occupant was bound, apartment ransacked

Smiths Falls Police are investigating a nighttime break and enter that took place in the early morning hours of January 3rd.

They report that unknown suspects made their way into an occupied apartment.

As the suspects were searching the apartment, the occupant woke up.

The occupant was then bound and ...

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Good Food Bank and Advocacy Office set to re-open at noon today (Friday)

January 6, 2017 by
Good Food Bank and Advocacy Office set to re-open at noon today (Friday)

The Good Food Bank and Advocacy Office at the Table Community Food Centre will be re-opening today with extended hours.

It has been shut down since late last week for clean-up after a minor flood affected the lower floor.

The Table says they will be operating from noon until 5 ...

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Perth’s Coreau notches first career NHL shutout

January 6, 2017 by
Perth’s Coreau notches first career NHL shutout

January 5 will be a night to remember for Perth’s Jared Coreau. In just his 5th NHL appearance in nets for the Detroit Red Wings last night, the 25-year-old Coreau notched his first career shutout.

Coreau had 34 saves as his Red Wings downed the Kings 4-0.

Coreau denied Kings’ Tanner ...

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Norovirus outbreak declared over at CPDMH

January 6, 2017 by
Norovirus outbreak declared over at CPDMH

The Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital has confirmed that the norovirus outbreak is over.

Public Health officially terminated the outbreak status yesterday.

In the hospital’s release, President & CEO Mary Wilson Trider thanked the staff for their diligence and extra efforts, especially over the holidays. She also thanked the ...

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Drought hits Level I/Minor status in the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority’s watershed

January 6, 2017 by
Drought hits Level I/Minor status in the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority’s watershed

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority says rain and snowfall over the last two weeks has helped the watershed head towards “normal” conditions.

They say this has reduced the severity of the drought to Level I / Minor status across the watershed.

Water Management Supervisor Gord Mountenay says, “It’s difficult to ...

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Crime Stoppers Report

January 5, 2017 by
Crime Stoppers Report

Here is this week’s Crime Stoppers report, a presentation of Advanced Alarms in Smiths Falls.

Lanark County OPP is looking to identify the person or persons responsible for the theft of two Catalytic Converters from a commercial property on Ewart Avenue in Drummond/North Elmsley Township.  The converters were removed from ...

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Rideau Lakes to restructure – number of Council members, wards reduced

January 5, 2017 by
Rideau Lakes to restructure – number of Council members, wards reduced

Rideau Lakes Council approved changes to the size of Council and the number of Township wards at its meeting earlier this week.

The changes include reducing the size of Council from ten members to nine. The new Council structure will include eight Councillors and a Mayor. It also includes reducing ...

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