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Westport Mayor Jones travels to Queen’s Park in role as Chair of EOWC in support of OFA initiative

Westport Mayor Jones travels to Queen’s Park in role as Chair of EOWC in support of OFA initiative

Four provincial organizations shared their voices at Queen’s Park today to strengthen the message to all political candidates that investments in rural communities offer benefits to all Ontarians. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), together with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus ...

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Unique seniors’ development coming to Perth

Unique seniors’ development coming to Perth

A new development is coming soon to Perth.  The town has passed a by law to enter into a site plan agreement with provisions, with the developers of 240 Gore Street.

“We plan to be groundbreaking by April 1st, we have the financing in place,” said Wit Lewandowski, partner in ...

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Freezing Rain warning in effect

Freezing Rain warning in effect

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for our listening area. 

The agency says periods of snow are expected to develop this morning, then the freezing rain is expected to move into Eastern Ontario near noon or into this afternoon as a warm front approaches from the southwest.

The freezing ...

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Friday, Feb. 23rd – School buses cancelled, CROW Early Years programs also cancelled

Friday, Feb. 23rd – School buses cancelled, CROW Early Years programs also cancelled

School buses have been cancelled in all counties served by the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and the Upper Canada District School Board. All schools remain open.

The pending afternoon periods of freezing rain has prompted the move.

The cancellation of the buses also means that all CROW ...

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Special Weather Statement: Freezing rain possible Friday afternoon

Special Weather Statement: Freezing rain possible Friday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement in effect for our listening area.

It says that freezing rain is possible on Friday.

A low pressure system will spread freezing rain or freezing drizzle into the region on Friday.

The risk of freezing rain will head towards eastern Ontario by ...

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Smiths Falls approves construction of two more docks for LeBoat in Victoria Basin

Smiths Falls approves construction of two more docks for LeBoat in Victoria Basin

Smiths Falls town council has given approval for the construction of two new boat docks in the Victoria Basin.

Half of the $40,000 project will be funded by the town’s economic development and tourism reserves, while the Valley Heartland Community Development Funding Corporation will provide the rest.

With boat rental company ...

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PSFDH receives donation for new ultrasound machine

PSFDH receives donation for new ultrasound machine

On Wednesday February 21st, the Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation [SFCHF] donated $200,000 to the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital for a new Ultra Sound Machine.

The new state of the art equipment will allow ultrasound technicians to better diagnose larger patients and is capable of capturing more detailed ...

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Trail discussion sparks sharp debate over ATV use in Almonte at County meeting ; MM Mayor McLaughlin: “You’re pushing things down our throats.”

Trail discussion sparks sharp debate over ATV use in Almonte at County meeting ; MM Mayor McLaughlin: “You’re pushing things down our throats.”

The on-going issue of ATV's on the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail portion that runs through Almonte in Mississippi Mills, caused heated discussion at Wednesday night's Lanark County Economic Development Committee Meeting.

Committee members voted in favour of moving ahead with the multi-use trail and will do a full review in ...

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Mississippi Mills Council Highlights – Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Media Release

Mississippi Mills Council Highlights – Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Media Release

The following are highlights from the council meeting  February 20th, 2018 as submitted by Mississippi Mills

April 15th-21st declared volunteer week The evening started off with Council proclaiming April 15th – 21st as National Volunteer Week in Mississippi Mills, to recognize the members of the community who enrich the lives ...

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CDSBEO Highlights from the meeting held February 20, 2018

CDSBEO Highlights from the meeting held February 20, 2018

The following are the Highlights from the CDSBEO Board Meeting held February 20th. 

Iona Academy Catholic School Places Second in Province-wide Video Contest (School Profile)

The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association announced the finalists for the Stewards of Creation video contest at the OCSTA Annual Catholic Trustees Seminar on January ...

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