Delays expected at Burrits Rapids Swing Bridge today (Dec. 28)

Delays expected at Burrits Rapids Swing Bridge today (Dec. 28)

The project to repair and rehabilitate the Burritts Rapids Swing Bridge is underway and area residents can expect to begin seeing additional activity at the site today, December 28th.

There will be intermittent closures during the day as the contractor will be taking measurements of the bridge, its components, and ...

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Lanark County OPP report

Lanark County OPP report

Between Monday December 18, 2017 and Monday December 25, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 390 calls for service.

The calls included:

67 Motor Vehicle Collisions including: 

  • Fatality                1
  • Car / Deer         15
  • Parking Lots         5
  • Single Motor Vehicle off Road ("In Ditch")       27
  • ...

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Smiths Falls’ Brooke Henderson takes Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canada’s top female athlete for 2017

Smiths Falls’ Brooke Henderson takes Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canada’s top female athlete for 2017

Smiths Falls native Brooke Henderson has added another impressive line to her resume. After picking up two more LPGA titles this year on the tour, the SFDCI graduate has been named the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award winner for 2017 as Canada's female athlete of the year.

Henderson, who is now 20 years-old, told ...

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Health Unit says stay warm, and careful, during extreme cold weather

Health Unit says stay warm, and careful, during extreme cold weather

The Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is advising everyone to take the appropriate precautions for the next few days as the extremely cold temperatures are expected to continue.

A release from the Unit states: Cold weather can cause very serious health conditions and even death. Unprotected skin can ...

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Bundle Up! Extreme Cold Warning in effect for Lake 88 listening area

Bundle Up! Extreme Cold Warning in effect for Lake 88 listening area

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Plevna - Sharbot Lake - Western Lanark County
  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Wind chill values of minus 35 or below are occurring this morning.

Wind chills will moderate during ...

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Special Weather Statement remains in effect

Special Weather Statement remains in effect

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Plevna - Sharbot Lake - Western Lanark County
  • Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County

Here is the forecast as of 5AM on Dec. 25th

Today Snow and local blowing snow ending this afternoon then cloudy. Amount 2 to 4 cm. ...

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