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Extensive, lengthy Lorne Street construction in Smiths Falls on schedule

Extensive, lengthy Lorne Street construction in Smiths Falls on schedule

The long days of detours around Lorne street will soon be cleared up, as the extensive work along that street should begin to wind down soon.

“Right now the contractors have completed the majority of the underground water and sewage and we hope to be in a position of starting ...

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OPP seek firearms thief in Lyndhurst

OPP seek firearms thief in Lyndhurst

OPP in Leeds say firearms were stolen in a Lyndhurst break and enter.

OPP report that on the 14th, they were called to a break and enter that had occurred at a residence sometime overnight on October 13.

Thieves entered a residence and removed firearms, ammunition, a television, tools, and ...

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Lanark OPP seeking woman in historical missing persons case

Lanark OPP seeking woman in historical missing persons case

Lanark County OPP, under the direction of Detective Staff Sergeant Brad Robson of the Criminal Investigation Branch are requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing female.

Carole Dianne Roy (pictured) was reported missing to the OPP on May 23, 2012.

Through OPP investigation it was established that the last ...

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Erik Karlsson makes season debut against Canucks!

Erik Karlsson makes season debut against Canucks!

The Sens get a big boost on the blue line as Captain Erik Karlsson is back tonight as Ottawa hosts Vancouver.

We've got it starting with the pregame at 7:00 on Lake!

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SIU determines no charges to be laid in fatal May 2016 single vehicle collision in Jasper

SIU determines no charges to be laid in fatal May 2016 single vehicle collision in Jasper

The SIU has determined that no criminal charges are warranted against an OPP officer in relation to a Jasper area vehicle fatality from May of 2016.

Director Tony Loparco, determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges in the death of an 18-year-old man.

The Director’s Report says ...

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Smiths Falls set to send resolution to province on impact of new labour laws

Smiths Falls set to send resolution to province on impact of new labour laws

During a brief Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, October 17th, Smiths Falls Council had no trouble coming to an agreement to pass and send a resolution addressed to the Premier and Minister of Labour on the subject of Bill 148, the province's new labour laws.

 

At last ...

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Lanark County OPP warn CRA scam has resurfaced in Lanark County

Lanark County OPP warn CRA scam has resurfaced in Lanark County

Lanark County OPP say they have received reports the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam is once again active in our listening area.

Police tell Lake 88 in the current version of the scam, a victim is contacted by phone and told they owe money to the CRA.

They are then ...

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Five nominations for Classic Theatre festival at annual Capital Critics Circle Awards

Five nominations for Classic Theatre festival at annual Capital Critics Circle Awards

The Classic Theatre Festival in Perth has received five awards nominations for the 2017 Capital Critics Circle Awards, which will be handed out in Ottawa on November 13.

The nominations cover all three mainstage shows that ran during the Festival’s summer season.

The Festival’s staging of George Bernard Shaw’s Candida, ...

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Smiths Falls Police Report

Smiths Falls Police Report

Male charged with domestic related offences On Wednesday October 11, 2017 at approximately 8:10 a.m. police were called to an assault that occurred on Church Street. Investigation revealed that a 26 year-old male suspect from Carleton Place had allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend and committed several other offences from when they ...

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Local cannabis producers ready for increase demand to come with legalization

Local cannabis producers ready for increase demand to come with legalization

The demand for Cannabis is expected to explode come July 2018 as legalization takes effect applying both supply and price pressures on the product.

“It’s difficult to predict how much demand there will be. It may be a rush to buy from the legal producers, because once it’s legalized why ...

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