Work being carried out on Smiths Falls water tower – pressure issues, water discolouration possible

Work being carried out on Smiths Falls water tower – pressure issues, water discolouration possible

A notice from the town of Smiths Falls says that crews will be performing a second round of maintenance on the town's landmark water tower, starting today (Thursday August 24, 2017.)

The work means the tower will be shut down for about a week. It was drained earlier this week.

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New Kemptville public school to open ahead of schedule

New Kemptville public school to open ahead of schedule

The Upper Canada District School Board has announced that they have received approval for occupancy from the Municipality of North Grenville and are now able to welcome students to the new Kemptville Public School for the start of the 2017/18 school year, four months ahead of the originally planned date ...

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Mississippi Mills Council report

Mississippi Mills Council report

Mississippi Mills had a busy council meeting this week.

Council gave unanimous support to the proposed VIA Rail High Frequency Train Project. The project would establish a new Via corridor between Windsor to Quebec and would have a specific route from Toronto through Peterborough to Ottawa, including a stop in ...

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Delays of up to three weeks will keep Beckwith/Chambers intersection closed

Delays of up to three weeks will keep Beckwith/Chambers intersection closed

Drivers in Smiths Falls will have to put up with the congestion at the intersection of Chambers and Beckwith for up to three weeks longer than expected.

The town said in a statement on its website that, after many delays, the construction company was able to complete drilling through the ...

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Kemptville man makes court appearance on child pornography charges

Kemptville man makes court appearance on child pornography charges

A North Grenville man will make a court appearance today on child pornography charges today.

Ottawa police report that on Tuesday, Ottawa Homeland Security and Customs Border Protection at the Ottawa Airport notified them of a suspected Child Pornography investigation.

During a search by border officials, a resident of Kemptville ...

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Lanark County awards affordable housing contract

Lanark County awards affordable housing contract

Mills Community Support Corporation will provide eight units of affordable housing at a cost of $1.2 million. As part of the agreement, the units must remain affordable for at least 30 years.

Lanark County Council authorized the move last night and heard about the proposal earlier this month.

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