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Smiths Falls police report

Smiths Falls police report

Smiths Falls Police report that they have arrested a pair of suspects in relation to domestic situations.

They responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on the evening of Thursday June 15 at approximately 10:40 at a home on Russell Street West. Their investigation found that a 36 year ...

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South Wind Voyageur Canoe Brigade begins week-long journey Saturday

South Wind Voyageur Canoe Brigade begins week-long journey Saturday

A special trip begins tomorrow as the South Wind Voyageur Canoe Brigade begins its journey from Kingston to Ottawa.

Close to 140 paddlers will take more than a dozen 26-foot voyageur canoes along the Rideau Corridor as they make their way to the capital in time for Canada Day.

Organizers ...

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2017 Perth Kilt Run set to go!

2017 Perth Kilt Run set to go!

Tomorrow is the day that the kilted runners descend on Perth, as the 2017 Perth Kilt Run is set to go.

Over 2200 runners will participate in the Royal Mile, the 5 Mile Race, or one of the children’s races.

This year they are celebrating "All Things Maple" in honour ...

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CDSBEO passes budget – 12.6 earmarked for new school in Smiths Falls

CDSBEO passes budget – 12.6 earmarked for new school in Smiths Falls

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario’s Board of Trustees has approved an operating budget of $175.5 million, and a capital budget of $18.3 million, which includes the construction of a new JK-8 elementary school in Smiths Falls.

A statement from the board says all expenditure areas were carefully ...

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Carleton Place continues arena improvement discussion – to hold input session

Carleton Place continues arena improvement discussion – to hold input session

Carleton Place Council discussed the arena change rooms project again at this week’s Carleton Place council meeting.

When council found out the price jumped from 1 million dollars to 1 and a half million dollars, they put the brakes on the project at the last committee meeting.

Treasurer Phil Hogan ...

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Carleton Place supports moves by AMO

Carleton Place supports moves by AMO

At this week’s Carleton Place community issue committee meeting, Councillors passed a motion to support the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO) cost-cutting efforts. It also agreed to support a 1% HST increase only if necessary.

AMO thinks this cost-cutting will help close the gap between municipal revenues and costs. ...

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Lanark County pledges support for expanded broadband coverage

Lanark County pledges support for expanded broadband coverage

Lanark County Council has passed a motion supporting the submission of the Eastern Ontario Regional Cellular Mobile Broadband Project as the region’s highest economic development priority.

Council pledged to partner with the Eastern Ontario Warden’s Caucus (EOWC), Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN), provincial and federal governments, and the private sector ...

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Missing Smiths Falls youth located

Missing Smiths Falls youth located

Smiths Falls Police have advised us that they have located a 17 year-old youth that had been missing from his foster home since this past Saturday.

They are thanking the media and public for their assistance in locating him.

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ROPE squad seeks federal inmate unlawfully at large

ROPE squad seeks federal inmate unlawfully at large

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement is looking for federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant.

Jared BOYD is unlawfully at large.

He is described as white, 33 years old, 6 feet tall, and 216 lbs. He has tattoos on his left calf, left forearm, right wrist, chest, and abdomen.

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Kemptville District Hospital announces plans to double its outpatient clinic space

Kemptville District Hospital announces plans to double its outpatient clinic space

The following was submitted by the Kemptville District Hospital

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce a major modernization project that will double the current array of outpatient services offered by the busy hospital, located 20 minutes south of Ottawa.

The project was driven by public consultations undertaken in ...

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