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One building in Carleton Place to be doused in green light to mark Children’s Mental Health Week in May

One building in Carleton Place to be doused in green light to mark Children’s Mental Health Week in May

At Tuesday evening’s Carleton Place council meeting, Dr. Kevin Clouthier asked Councillors to consider illuminating a building in green light to support Children’s Mental Health Week the first week of May.

Dr. Clouthier is the executive director of Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth - a mental health centre ...

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Man charged in Central Frontenac after stabbing

Man charged in Central Frontenac after stabbing

Sharbot Lake OPP report that a man has been charged with assault with a weapon after an incident last week.

They say that last Friday morning, they were called to an altercation between two males at a residence on Clement Road in Central Frontenac Township.

The investigation found that the two ...

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Lanark County OPP investigated 9 domestic incidents last week

Lanark County OPP investigated 9 domestic incidents last week

Lanark County OPP report that they responded to nine separate domestic incidents over the course of last week.

Following the investigation of one of the incidents on March 17th in Carleton Place, a 50 year old man from the City of Brockville was charged with one count of assault, one ...

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Smiths Falls to introduce internet, phone voting for 2018 elections

Smiths Falls to introduce internet, phone voting for 2018 elections

The town of Smiths Falls is going to go ahead and adopt a new method of voting for the 2018 municipal elections.

“I believe that the convenience and accessibility inherent in internet and telephone voting can provide more opportunity for all our voters to participate in the next election,” said ...

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Charges after pedestrian hit by truck in Perth

Charges after pedestrian hit by truck in Perth

Lanark County OPP say there are now charges in a collision late last week that saw a truck hit a pedestrian in Perth.

OPP reports that at about 10:45 on the morning of Friday the 17th March, they were called to the Wilson Street West and North Street intersection.

A ...

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Brooke Henderson fires final round 65 to finish tied for 13th in Arizona

Brooke Henderson fires final round 65 to finish tied for 13th in Arizona

Smiths Falls native Brooke Henderson finished the Bank of Hope Founders Cup tied for 13th at 18 under par.

Brooke shot a final round 65 yesterday. Her round was bogey-free with seven birdies. The round followed 69 - 67 - 69 in a very consistent effort by the young star on ...

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Two public information sessions slated for Smiths Falls next week

Two public information sessions slated for Smiths Falls next week

The Smiths Falls Police Service has announced it will be holding two important information sessions for the public.

The first has to do with Human Trafficking and will take place at the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Center on Monday March 27, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Smiths Falls ...

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Hillier’s Kickstarting Public Participation Act to be debated March 30th

Hillier’s Kickstarting Public Participation Act to be debated March 30th

Local MPP Randy Hillier will be debating his private members bill, “The Kickstarting Public Participation Act”, for the first time on March 30th.

The Bill aims to establish a province wide online crowd sourcing platform for municipalities and community organizations to use to raise funds for community urban-improvement projects.

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MPP Clark Urges Local Nominations For Agri-Food Excellence Awards –

MPP Clark Urges Local Nominations For Agri-Food Excellence Awards –

The following is a statement from Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark.

Nominations for the 2017 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence are now being accepted and Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark is encouraging the local farm community to take advantage of the awards program.

“The agri-food sector in Leeds-Grenville takes a ...

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Senator Bob Runciman Endorses Erin O’toole For Leadership

Senator Bob Runciman Endorses Erin O’toole For Leadership

Senator Bob Runciman has announced support for Durham MP Erin O’Toole as the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.

In a statement, Runciman said, “Erin has all the qualities and experience we need in a Prime Minister. He spent 10 years in the armed forces, he practiced corporate ...

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