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UCDSB Trustees visit local schools for Local Government Week

UCDSB Trustees visit local schools for Local Government Week

Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) Trustees acknowledged Local Government Week recently during presentations at area schools.

Trustees Bill MacPherson (pictured at right), Caroll Carkner, John McAllister and Donald Cram spoke to UCDSB students about the importance of their role to public education.

They discussed responsibilities such as setting Board ...

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6:15 AM – Rainfall Warning remains in effect

6:15 AM – Rainfall Warning remains in effect

From Environment Canada - 5:16 AM EDT Monday 30 October 2017 Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County

Rain, at times heavy, continues.

Rain will continue through the morning with total rainfall amounts of 75 to 100 mm expected by this afternoon. ...

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Road Trip! Ottawa visits the Garden State to exorcise the Devils

Road Trip! Ottawa visits the Garden State to exorcise the Devils

The Sens have hit the road. They're off to New Jersey and we have it tonight on Lake 88!

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Lanark County Council meeting highlights

Lanark County Council meeting highlights

Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Warden Proclaims National Housing Day Warden Bill Dobson (Montague Reeve) has declared Nov. 22, 2017 to be “National Housing Day in Lanark County.” The proclamation indicates an estimated 10 per cent of Lanark County households ...

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Sharing success: Stewart Park Festival community contributions outlined

Sharing success: Stewart Park Festival community contributions outlined

The Stewart Park Festival has proven yet again that it’s a true community effort supported by and in turn supporting the community.  The Perth BIA has just released the dollar figures showing how the festival supports local businesses and initiatives.

This year $2000 was directed to the Youth Program including ...

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Second intake of Festivals and Events Funding begins in Smiths Falls

Second intake of Festivals and Events Funding begins in Smiths Falls

The town of Smiths Falls is accepting applications for the second intake of Festivals and Events Funding. This grant is separate from the Community Grants Fund, which does share the same deadline but is a separate application.

The deadline for this intake of Festivals and Events grants is 5:00 p.m., ...

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Road closures coming to Smiths Falls as Parks Canada begins off-season work

Road closures coming to Smiths Falls as Parks Canada begins off-season work

There will be some road closures in the town of Smiths Falls over the next couple of weeks, as Parks Canada completes maintenance on the Swing Bridges.

The Swing Bridge on Abbott Street will be closed November 14th, 15th and possibly the 16th, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00p.m.

And a ...

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PDCI runners shine at EOSSAA

PDCI runners shine at EOSSAA

Great News for PDCI High School Cross Country Team!

The PDCI High school cross country team  travelled to Kemptville yesterday for the EOSSAA championship where 9 athletes qualified for OFSAA  (provincials) next weekend in Petawawa. The Junior Boys  and Midget Girls team runners  earned a place at the provincial meet next ...

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Ottawa set to tangle with Philly

Ottawa set to tangle with Philly

The Broad Street Bullies get tamed tonight when Philly visits Ottawa on Lake 88!

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Stittsville man found guilty of failing to rehabilitate shore lands

Stittsville man found guilty of failing to rehabilitate shore lands

A Stittsville man has been sentenced to 10 days in jail and ordered to rehabilitate shore lands after failing to follow a previous order to rehabilitate the same shore lands.

The man was found guilty of breach of a probation order issued under the Provincial Offences Act and sentenced to 10 ...

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