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The Table’s Ramsey Hart officially local provincial NDP candidate

The Table’s Ramsey Hart officially local provincial NDP candidate

Its official: The Tale Community Food Centre’s Executive Director Ramsey Hart is the NDP candidate for the riding of Lanark-Frontenac and Kingston.

He was officially given the nod at a nomination meeting held at Maberly's community hall this past Saturday.

Hart told those assembled, “I’m thrilled to be officially joining ...

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Leeds OPP warn of gas scam

Leeds OPP warn of gas scam

The Leeds Detachment of the OPP has received a public complaint about two males approaching a patron of the Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands asking for money for gas.

The males approached the complainant in the parking lot offering to exchange gold jewelry for cash.

The story they give is; "my ...

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Perth’s Coreau back with Grand Rapids for playoff run

Perth’s Coreau back with Grand Rapids for playoff run

After a two and a half month stint with the Detroit Red Wings, Perth's Jared Coreau has been reassigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League.

The 6 ft 6 goalie was called up to the Red Wings Feb. 20 as a backup to Jimmy Howard,  after ...

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Sens season comes to an end in Boston

Sens season comes to an end in Boston

The Ottawa Senators play their final game of the season tonight when they take on the Bruins in Boston.

We have it for you on Lake 88 - puck drops at 7:30.

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Sens set to close out season with pair of weekend games

Sens set to close out season with pair of weekend games

The Senators kick off their final weekend of the season with a game against the Penguins tonight.

Join us for the pre-game starting at 7:00, followed by the puck drop with Dean and Gord right here on Lake 88.

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Number of seat-belt infractions disappoints over long-weekend blitz

Number of seat-belt infractions disappoints over long-weekend blitz

The OPP is out with a brief, direct update on the overall results of their Easter long-weekend seatbelt safety blitz.

The release says:

Despite warning road users ahead of the long weekend and their high visibility throughout the weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police laid 1,524 seat belt charges during their ...

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Interim Merrickvile-Wolford CAO/Clerk/Treasurer pens letter to residents

Interim Merrickvile-Wolford CAO/Clerk/Treasurer pens letter to residents

Arie Hoogenboom, the Interim CAO/Clerk/Treasurer for Merrickville/Wolford has sent a letter to residents commenting on the highs and lows of the fourth year of council as it moves towards the municipal elections.

He comments on the staffing situation, which he calls unsettled, but also reports, should be settled soon.

He ...

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Tay Valley Twp. receives Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award

Tay Valley Twp. receives Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award

In 2015 Tay Valley Township received an Ontario Senior Secretariat Grant from the government of Ontario that provided funding for the Township to develop an Age-Friendly Plan, which was adopted by Council in early 2017.

In 2018 the Ministry of Seniors Affairs established the Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award to ...

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Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario – Highlights from the Board Meeting held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario – Highlights from the Board Meeting held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Highlights from the Board Meeting held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 as submitted by the CDSBEO

Eastern Ontario Skilled Trades Competition

The goal of the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) has been to promote skilled trades as a viable and attractive alternative to traditional post-secondary programs. Numbers of students participating ...

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UCDSB bridge-building champs crowned at Chimo

UCDSB bridge-building champs crowned at Chimo

Chimo Elementary School was proud to host twenty-seven teams from nine schools across the Upper Canada District School Board on Wednesday for the 2018 Regional Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition.

The sixth annual competition, held in partnership with the Thousand Islands Chapter of Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), encouraged student teams ...

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