Smiths Falls – Please don’t feed the swans

Smiths Falls – Please don’t feed the swans

The town of Smiths Falls has issued the following appeal on its Facebook page:

We appreciate how much people love our swans but feeding them is putting them at risk and creating an unhealthy situation for the birds. Please do not feed the swans! The Town provides supplemental food and ...

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Smiths Falls water tower has minor leak – water is safe in town, repair plan to be announced

Smiths Falls water tower has minor leak – water is safe in town, repair plan to be announced

Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow took to Facebook this weekend to comment on a small leak at the town’s water tower.

Pankow says the leak appeared about 2 metres from the bottom of the tower. He called it small, but noticeable by what appears to be a mist spraying from ...

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UPDATE – Victim identified in Hwy. 7 fatal crash

UPDATE – Victim identified in Hwy. 7 fatal crash

Police have identified the victim in yesterday’s fatal collision just west of Perth, as 35 year-old Samantha Stremmelaar of Kitchener.

The Highway has re-opened just west of Perth where the collision took place yesterday afternoon at about 4:30, just west of Silver Lake Provincial Park.

Investigation revealed that an eastbound ...

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Smiths Falls Police, Victim Services Lanark County team up for scam awareness campaign

Smiths Falls Police, Victim Services Lanark County team up for scam awareness campaign

The Smiths Falls Police Service is partnering with Victim Services Lanark County for an awareness campaign aimed at protecting the public from a variety of different scams.

Constable Aaron Tompkins (pictured) says they will focus on senior frauds, frauds, and electronic scams in general. "We're just educating the public because we're ...

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Rideau Lakes Economic Development Committee seeks members

Rideau Lakes Economic Development Committee seeks members

Rideau Lakes Economic Development Committee has issued a call for expressions of interest for public and business representatives.

The Township established its Economic Development Committee in the spring of 2016.  Following a ramp-up period, the Committee is now seeking expressions of interest from any resident or business owner who wishes to ...

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Perth, Algonquin work together to attract more students

Perth, Algonquin work together to attract more students

Looking to make the Perth campus of Algonquin College more attractive to prospective students, the town is willing to subsidize their recreational activities.

Mayor John Fenik told Lake 88 it’s a small expenditure that helps bring more students into town and grow the college.

“We voted to help subsidize student ...

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