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Innovative Research Project for Mississippi Lake

Innovative Research Project for Mississippi Lake

Submitted by the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority:

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) and the Mississippi Lakes Association (MLA) are teaming up with Queen’s University to develop a project to investigate water quality concerns in Mississippi Lake, specifically nutrient and algae levels.

The Mississippi Lake Ecological Modelling Project stems from the Mississippi ...

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Road Closure in Tay Valley Friday

Road Closure in Tay Valley Friday

Lanark County says there will be a road closure today in Tay Valley Township.

Bathurst 6th Concession will close late this morning for the replacement of a culvert.

The road is expected to re-open early in the afternoon.

Detours will be in place.

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Announcement in Westport today from Infrastructure Minister Chiarelli

Announcement in Westport today from Infrastructure Minister Chiarelli

We are expecting a funding announcement from the provincial Infrastructure Minister in Westport this morning.

Westport Mayor Robin Jones says Bob Chiarelli (pictured, left) will be making an announcement in the village at 11 o’clock this morning at the town Hall.

She made the announcement on her blog, and the ...

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BMO Financial Group donates $40,000 to Almonte General Hospital

BMO Financial Group donates $40,000 to Almonte General Hospital

BMO Financial Group announced a $40,000 donation to the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation in support of the "Put Yourself in the Picture" campaign. The $4 million campaign has allowed the Hospital to purchase two new digital ultrasound machines, a new digital X-ray suite and a new portable digital ...

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Work set to begin at Black Rapids and Lower Nicholsons Wharves

Work set to begin at Black Rapids and Lower Nicholsons Wharves

In December 2017, Parks Canada will begin work on the replacement of the Black Rapids and Lower Nicholsons Wharves. These projects are expected to be completed in spring 2018.

Sites like Black Rapids and Lower Nicholsons are popular locations for Canadians and other visitors to stop and enjoy the natural ...

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Special project launched by classes at SFDCI to help young CHEO patient

Special project launched by classes at SFDCI to help young CHEO patient

Students at Smiths Falls and District Collegiate Institute are raising funds for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Pediatric Intensive Care (CHEO PIC) Unit.

Grade 12 students in two of teacher Breanna Bedor’s English classes are running the Project KITES (Kids in Tough and Extraordinary Situations) program, a fundraising and ...

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Phase two of Perth’s Rocky Ramp nearing completion

Phase two of Perth’s Rocky Ramp nearing completion

Phase two of the Rocky Ramp is almost complete.  The larger ramp, located where Haggart Damn used to be is on track for completion by the end of the week.

“Staff made great strides in the last week, and are hoping to see the completion of the ramp by Friday,” ...

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Setback for HVAC work at Carambeck Community Centre in Carleton Place

Setback for HVAC work at Carambeck Community Centre in Carleton Place

The upcoming upgrade to the HVAC system at Carambeck Community Centre in Carleton Place is experiencing a setback due to the contractor being unable to honour an outdated price quote.

The Policy Review committee of Carleton Place met on Tuesday night to discuss what to do about the necessary upgrades.

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Kettle Drive welcomes Algonquin Police Foundations students and Lanark County OPP

Kettle Drive welcomes Algonquin Police Foundations students and Lanark County OPP

The annual Salvation Army Kettle Drive continues across our listening area and today will welcome some special guests to help with the campaign.

The Perth Algonquin College Campus Police Foundation Students and members of the Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police will be tending to the kettles today from 10 until ...

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Lanark County Police Report

Lanark County Police Report

Between Monday November 20th and Monday November 27th, officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 391 calls for service.

The calls included:

60 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:

  • Car / Deer - 24
  • Parking Lots - 5
  • Single Motor Vehicle off Road ("In Ditch") - ...
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