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Lanark County approves Lanark Lodge Strategic Plan

Lanark County approves Lanark Lodge Strategic Plan

Lanark County Council has approved the Lanark Lodge Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2019.

Council, as the governing body for Lanark Lodge, is ultimately responsible for the quality and safety of services delivered by the home and plays an important role in enabling an organizational culture that enhances resident safety.

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Local Catholic School Board names Director of Education

Local Catholic School Board names Director of Education

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario has announce John Cameron will be its next Director of Education. He takes on the roll on January 1, 2018. Cameron, who was appointed to the position on September 19th by the Board of Trustees, is currently the Associate Director of Education, ...

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Highlights of September 19, 2017 Council Meeting in Mississippi Mills

Highlights of September 19, 2017 Council Meeting in Mississippi Mills

The following was submitted by the township of Mississippi Mills.

Mike O’Malley, on behalf of MM2020, made a presentation to Council regarding the progress of the Broadband Working Group since he was last before Council in March. Mr. O’Malley noted that Mississippi Mills is the only community in Eastern Ontario ...

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Smiths Falls Police Report

Smiths Falls Police Report

Smiths Falls man charged with numerous domestic related offences Police say that on the afternoon of the 11th at approximately 3:57 p.m. they were called to a residence on Mylne Street for a report of a possible domestic assault in progress. Police attended and investigation revealed that a 20year old ...

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Perth raises more than $28K during annual Terry Fox Run

Perth raises more than $28K during annual Terry Fox Run

The town of Perth has once again rallied to help those fighting cancer.

According to a report, this year’s annual Terry Fox Run at Conlon Farm brought in more than $28,000.

The run was dedicated this year to 21 year-old Emery Vanderburg – a University student who fought the same ...

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Local Paramedics call 2017 Paramedic Ride a resounding success

Local Paramedics call 2017 Paramedic Ride a resounding success

Lanark County Paramedics who took part in the 2017 Paramedic Ride are calling it a resounding success.

Paramedic and Rider Dale McCabe tells Lake 88 that the Ride was blessed with perfect weather. The Local contingent joined the larger group in Brockville before a rest in Merrickville hosted by the ...

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Perth and Smiths Falls splash pads extend season as heat wave continues

Perth and Smiths Falls splash pads extend season as heat wave continues

Good news for Splash Pad lovers – the pads in Perth and Smiths Falls are staying open a while longer to help you beat the heat.

Perth says the pad will remain open until the end of September, or maybe even longer, should it stay warm enough.

While Smiths Falls ...

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Lanark County OPP report

Lanark County OPP report

The following report was provided by the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP. 

Between Monday September 11, 2017 and Monday September 18, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 402 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions. 

33. Including, eight Car/ Deer ...

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Smiths Falls Fire Chief Beauchamp to move on at the end of October

Smiths Falls Fire Chief Beauchamp to move on at the end of October

Smiths Falls Fire Chief Normand Beauchamp told council last night that he will be stepping down, effective the end of October.

The Chief says he will be moving on to a larger community, but couldn’t tell the Mayor and Councillors which one.

He told the meeting held at the arena, ...

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