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Kemptville District Hospital announces plans to double its outpatient clinic space

Kemptville District Hospital announces plans to double its outpatient clinic space

The following was submitted by the Kemptville District Hospital

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce a major modernization project that will double the current array of outpatient services offered by the busy hospital, located 20 minutes south of Ottawa.

The project was driven by public consultations undertaken in ...

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RVCA nearing tree planting goal

RVCA nearing tree planting goal

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) has announced that over 275,000 trees were planted this spring. They also said that the RVCA and partners are well on the way to planting 6.5 million trees by 2020!

RVCA’s private landowner tree planting program available throughout eastern Ontario, is the perfect way ...

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Change in benefits provider to provide savings for Smiths Falls

Change in benefits provider to provide savings for Smiths Falls

Everyone is feeling the pain of rising insurance, and municipalities are no exception.

That’s why Lanark County and a few participating municipalities turned to their benefits consultants to find them better deal on their employee group coverage.

For Smiths Falls alone, a change in benefits carrier will save the town ...

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Brooke Henderson teams up to win charity event – second win in as many days

Brooke Henderson teams up to win charity event – second win in as many days

Brooke Henderson celebrated her second victory in as many days as a pro golfer.

The Smiths Falls native, along with Keegan Bradley, and Billy Andrade finished atop this year’s 19th Annual CVS Health Charity Classic golf tournament in Barrington, Rhode Island.

The team finished with a score of 15 under ...

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Lanark County OPP Weekly Report

Lanark County OPP Weekly Report

The following is the weekly update provided by the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police. 

The Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 300 calls for service over the past week.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions

There were twenty-three Motor Vehicle Collisions reported to Lanark County ...

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Rideau Hotel developers request a few amendments

Rideau Hotel developers request a few amendments

The Rideau Hotel in Smiths Falls is on the cusp of a new lease on life.  Developers Tim and Andrew Cinnamon are planning to turn the iconic landmark on Beckwith street into apartments with some commercial space on the ground floor.

“It’s a great venture, being taken on by a ...

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Celebrate Canada Day in Perth

Celebrate Canada Day in Perth

The following message is from the town of Perth:

With Canada Day coming up soon, many are thinking of hitting the big city to create a memorable get-away. But with record crowds anticipated, creating traffic jams, long line-ups and reservation woes, you may want to reconsider and celebrate our 150th ...

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Traffic slow-downs expected as roadwork takes hold of Perth today

Traffic slow-downs expected as roadwork takes hold of Perth today

The town of Perth has issued two notices of traffic disruptions as it carries out much-needed repairs and maintenance work on infrastructure projects. 

Notice 1: BOULTON AND GORE STREET TRAFFIC DISRUPTIONS 

Residents should expect traffic disruptions between Monday morning, June 19th and end of the day on Wednesday, June 21st at ...

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Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic

Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic

Smiths Falls' Brooke Henderson has won her fourth title on the LPGA tour by taking the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday, by two strokes over Americans Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompsom.

Brooke shot a 66 on Sunday, a round that featured three birdies and no bogies.

 

.@BrookeHenderson grabs her ...

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Conservation Authority asks homeowners to check with them before flood and shoreline clean-up

Conservation Authority asks homeowners to check with them before flood and shoreline clean-up

The following notice has been issued by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority:

Recent high waters have caused erosion damage and damage to shoreline structures, particularly east of Cumberland along the Ottawa River and in the upper reaches (Tay Valley Watershed) of the Rideau Valley Watershed.

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority ...

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