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Newly-designed Leeds-Grenville website is about customer service

Newly-designed Leeds-Grenville website is about customer service

Residents of Leeds-Grenville now have even faster access to service information via a redesigned website. The refreshed website represents the community and growing need for more efficient digital solutions. It can be found at www.leedsgrenville.com.

Now with just a click or two, people can find wide-ranging information on everything from ...

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Lanark County examining public transportation options

Lanark County examining public transportation options

Lanark County Council is tackling an issue which has been a serious concern in the county for years – a lack of public transportation.

That could all change, if council is able to follow through on recommendations made by a Transit Advisory group chaired by Mississippi Mills Councillor Jane Torrance.

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Highlights form United Counties of Leeds-Grenville Council Meeting from Jan. 25th

Highlights form United Counties of Leeds-Grenville Council Meeting from Jan. 25th

The following are highlights of the regular United Counties of Leeds and Grenville Council Meeting held on Thursday, January 25th and the Committee of the Whole meeting held earlier in the month. 

Hospital Capital Funding Policy now in place:  Counties Council has approved a Hospital Capital Funding Policy allowing for ...

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Final push for Smiths Falls Peewee Bears in semi-final round of the Good Deeds Cup – VOTE NOW!!

Final push for Smiths Falls Peewee Bears in semi-final round of the Good Deeds Cup – VOTE NOW!!

The Smiths Falls Peewee Bears are in the final push in their quest to win the Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup, which honours a Pee Wee level team who helps to make a positive difference in their community.

They need your support right now. You can watch their submission from today through ...

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Red Flags in draft Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail management plan discussed by Lanark County Council

Red Flags in draft Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail management plan discussed by Lanark County Council

Lanark County Councillors wrestled with details of a draft Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail management plan presented to them Wednesday night.

The plan lays out guidelines for developing the 296 km trail which runs from outside Mattawa to Smiths Falls.

The trail, in a former Canadian Pacific rail bed, is owned ...

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Perth’s Climate Change plans presented to Lanark County

Perth’s Climate Change plans presented to Lanark County

Lanark County Councillors learned a thing or two about tackling climate change from Perth CAO John DeRosenroll at their economic development committee meeting this week.

DeRosenroll told Councillors, “It’s important to reduce the carbon footprint of our generation for the next. It’s our obligation to start the process.”

Councillors are ...

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Sens head to All-Star break after game against Boston

Sens head to All-Star break after game against Boston

The Ottawa Senators will host Boston tonight before hitting the All-Star break.

The pre-game follows Junior Hockey Talk after the news@6 on Lake 88 and Dean and Gord have the call at at 7:30.

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Collision in Rideau Lakes sends Portland man to hospital

Collision in Rideau Lakes sends Portland man to hospital

A two vehicle collision in Leeds County yesterday resulted in a driver form Portland being brought to Kingston hospital with serious injuries.

Rideau Lakes OPP are continuing the investigation into the collision that occurred shortly after 8:30 yesterday morning.

Police say they were advised of the two vehicle collision on ...

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Discussion on Perth’s Heritage by-law draws a healthy crowd

Discussion on Perth’s Heritage by-law draws a healthy crowd

The town of Perth held a public meeting on Wednesday evening as it continues to seek a workable compromise when it comes to the Heritage Conservation District’s colour palatte.

The meeting was called to gather feedback from residents on whether to enforce the palatte as is or to back off, ...

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The proposed Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail has hit potential speed bump

The proposed Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail has hit potential speed bump

The proposed Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail which runs on an abandoned Canadian Pacific rail bed through Lanark County, Renfrew County, and the Township of Papineau-Cameron may have just hit a speed bump.

At Wednesday night’s economic development committee meeting, Mississippi Mills Mayor Shaun McLaughlin, made it quite clear his municipality doesn’t ...

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