Annual Business Awards of Excellence recognizes Carleton Place and district standouts

Annual Business Awards of Excellence recognizes Carleton Place and district standouts

The Carleton Place and District Chamber of Commerce is celebrating winners from its recent 5th Annual Business Awards of Excellence.

In a release, the organization said, "One night is certainly not enough to celebrate and acknowledge all of our outstanding local businesses and business owners and we cannot say thank ...

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OPP has tips for all for a safe Halloween

OPP has tips for all for a safe Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, the Ontario Provincial Police are reminding parents and motorists to focus on the safety of children who are out Trick or Treating. Officers will be out in full force promoting safety for all this evening.

Motorists

  • Watch for children darting out from between parked cars.
  • ...

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Rideau Valley Conservation Authority: Minor Flooding of Low-Lying Areas the Result of Heavy Rains

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority: Minor Flooding of Low-Lying Areas the Result of Heavy Rains

The following was submitted by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority on Monday, October 30th, 2017

Rainfall over the last three days from 70 to 100 millimetres has caused water levels typically seen in the spring in the Rideau watershed.

Flows rose dramatically from what they were going into the weekend ...

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Spartan Football season ends on a down note

Spartan Football season ends on a down note

The following was submitted by St. John Catholic High School, in Perth:

The Spartans ended their football season Monday with a 27-2 loss to Almonte at Beckwith Park.  It was a day where the weather conditions wreaked havoc with the playing conditions for both teams.

Although the rain let up, ...

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UPDATED – Time-of-use price periods for electricity users changing November 1

UPDATED – Time-of-use price periods for electricity users changing November 1

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is reminding households and small businesses that as of November 1, 2017, the time-of-use (TOU) price periods are changing, as is the threshold for residential customers that are paying tiered prices. TOU prices will not be changing.

The table below shows the winter Regulated Price ...

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Heavy Rainfall expected to cause problems in Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Watershed

Heavy Rainfall expected to cause problems in Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Watershed

The follow statement was released by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

Heavy rain forecast is expected to cause elevated water levels throughout the Rideau River watershed.

With very little rain through September and October, flows on the Rideau system had fallen below the long term average for the time of ...

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