Smiths Falls’ Bailey Andison named female athlete of the year at Denver University

Smiths Falls’ Bailey Andison named female athlete of the year at Denver University

Two-time women’s swimming All-American Bailey Andison of Smiths Falls took home the Female Athlete of the Year honors as her school, Denver University hosted its Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet last night.

Bailey earned All-America honors for the second-consecutive year at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

The Summit League Women’s ...

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Local theatre contributor to receive high honour

Local theatre contributor to receive high honour

The Studio Theatre says the 2017 Theatre Ontario Michael Spence Award for Contribution to Community Theatre will be presented to its Artistic Director David Parry.

The award honours individuals for their sustained involvement, generosity of spirit, and commitment to helping community theatre flourish within their region.

The theatre says that ...

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Smiths Falls seeking to end vacancy rebate program

Smiths Falls seeking to end vacancy rebate program

The town of Smiths Falls is looking to phase out the vacancy rebate program it currently has in effect.

The program allows landlords of commercial or industrial properties to get a 35 per cent tax rebate on a property if it’s vacant.  In Smiths Falls that number has grown to ...

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OPP issues warnings and tips to stay safe in flood zones

OPP issues warnings and tips to stay safe in flood zones

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing to caution residents that water levels are significantly high and continue to increase.

The following safety tips are provided to Leeds residents and property owners to take any preventative action and avoid any undue risk.

  • Avoid disaster areas. Your presence might ...
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Lanark County OPP responded to more than 400 calls last week

Lanark County OPP responded to more than 400 calls last week

The following is the weekly report from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police.

Between Monday 1st May 2017 and Monday 8th may 2017  officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 412 calls for service. 

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions: Total.  19.         Including  5  Car ...

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Police investigate attempted bank robbery in Almonte

Police investigate attempted bank robbery in Almonte

The OPP reports the Royal Bank in Almonte was the scene of an an attempted robbery Monday morning.

They report their preliminary examination shows a male, wearing a disguise to conceal his face, entered the bank, assaulted a bank employee and then fled the scene on foot without obtaining any ...

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