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Town of Perth presents annual Report Cards to council

Town of Perth presents annual Report Cards to council

On Tuesday December 12th, the Town of Perth held a report card night, where each of the town’s departments gave a brief report of the year’s accomplishments and set out their goals for 2018.

This year’s report card night took a slightly new direction with departments and the Councillors, who’s ...

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Lanark County OPP Report

Lanark County OPP Report

The following report was submitted by the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police. 

Between Monday December 4, 2017 and Monday December 11, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 365 calls for service.

The calls included:

41 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:

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Plans for McArthur Island in Carleton Place raise concerns for Hackberry Trees

Plans for McArthur Island in Carleton Place raise concerns for Hackberry Trees

An application to develop land on McArthur Island in Carleton Place has been accepted by town council, but some Councillors are worried about the impact on the island’s Hackberry trees, which serve as the town’s official tree.

Phase one of the multi-phase development will see the McArthur Mill turned into ...

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Long Road Trip comes to an end tonight in Buffalo

Long Road Trip comes to an end tonight in Buffalo

The Senators hope to find some answers to their losing ways when they wrap up a tough road trip with a game tonight in Buffalo.

We've got it starting with the pre-game at 6:30, right here on Lake 88!

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We’re plunging for the Table Community Food Centre and need your help!

We’re plunging for the Table Community Food Centre and need your help!

Team Lake 88 is “Freezin’ for a Reason” on New Year’s Day!

We’re taking part in the Perth Polar Bear Plunge and we’re looking for your donations to give to this year’s recipient The Table Community Food Centre.

There are 2 ways to help us out; make a donation of ...

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Cancellations for Dec. 12, 2017 – List will be updated when needed

Cancellations for Dec. 12, 2017 – List will be updated when needed

The following are the cancellations reported to us for Dec. 12th, 2017.

The Christmas Carol Sing at Morton Community Hall is being postponed from tonight to next Tuesday, Dec. 19th from 7-8:30.

All CROW Early Years playgroups and programs are cancelled for today, Dec. 12, 2017.

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Perth woman helping local seniors with Christmastime ‘Adopt a Grandparent’ program

Perth woman helping local seniors with Christmastime ‘Adopt a Grandparent’ program

A Perth Woman is once again raising money and buying gifts for seniors who may be alone over Christmas through the “Adopt a Grandparent” program that she started last year.

Janet Carleton is the woman behind the project, though she told us it truly is a community effort.

“I go ...

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Smiths Falls Police Report

Smiths Falls Police Report

The following is the police report as submitted by the Smiths Falls Police Service.

Suspicious vehicle leads to arrest On Thursday December 7th, 2017 at approximately 11:00 a.m. police were called to attend Elgin Street for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Police attended and located a male and female ...

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School Buses cancelled for December 12th, 2017

School Buses cancelled for December 12th, 2017

Student Transportation Eastern Ontario says all school bus and special vehicle transportation has been cancelled in all counties served by the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and the Upper Canada District School Board.

They remind us that all schools remain open.

 

 

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Renaming Skate Park in Smiths Falls to The Chief Larry Hardy Memorial Skateboard Park open for public comment

Renaming Skate Park in Smiths Falls to The Chief Larry Hardy Memorial Skateboard Park open for public comment

Anyone wanting to weigh in on the renaming of the Smiths Falls Skate Park is being asked to submit written comment to Kerry Costello, the town’s Director of Corporate Services and Clerk.

You can do so via email at: kcostello@smithsfalls.ca, or by mailing them or dropping them off at the ...

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