Brooke Henderson nominated for Syl Apps Ontario Athlete of the Year

Brooke Henderson nominated for Syl Apps Ontario Athlete of the Year

Smiths Falls’ Brooke Henderson has once again been nominated for the Syl Apps Ontario Athlete of the Year Award for 2016. This is the same award she won back in 2015 after earning her first nomination.

Brooke had a great year, her first full year on the LPGA tour. She ...

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Human trafficking talk tonight at the Civitan as survivor shares experiences with community groups

Human trafficking talk tonight at the Civitan as survivor shares experiences with community groups

The Perth Police Services Board and Lanark County OPP welcome guest speaker Simone Bell to Perth today to raise awareness about human trafficking and its local implications.

Bell, a survivor of human trafficking, speaker, peer support manager and social justice advocate is in town for the next two days to ...

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Cottagers don’t see hydro cut they were hoping for in Wynne plan

Cottagers don’t see hydro cut they were hoping for in Wynne plan

It doesn’t look like cottagers will catch as big a break as they had hoped when new cuts to hydro rates take effect.

Cottage owners have long complained about delivery charges they have to pay for the months that they don’t use their cottages, with most shutting power down completely ...

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In Focus – Fri March 3, 2017 – Changes to Diabetes services at the Great War Memorial hospital in Perth

Bob is joined by Smiths Falls and Perth District Hospital CEO Beverly McFarlane and the Rideau Community Health Centre’s Peter McKenna talk about the change to Diabetes services at the Great War Memorial site of the hospital in Perth.

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Perth Native McNamee sign try-out with Tampa Bay Lightning’s AHL affiliate

Perth Native McNamee sign try-out with Tampa Bay Lightning’s AHL affiliate

There is another local athlete success story to share.

Twenty-four ear-old Perth native Mike McNamee has signed a try-out agreement with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League - the farm team of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning.

McNamee, a former centre with the Smiths Falls Bears, has appeared ...

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MVCA issues watershed conditions statement

MVCA issues watershed conditions statement

The following is a statement from the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority concerning the current conditions in the watershed.

Flows and levels across the Mississippi River watershed have been steadily increasing over the last few days due to the melting snow pack and rainfall. This, coupled with the warmer weather, has ...

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