Health Unit: West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Our Area

Health Unit: West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Our Area

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit says it has been actively monitoring mosquitoes for West Nile Virus this season, a common practice. They Health Unit says that recent sampling has identified the virus in local mosquitoes.

They report that earlier this season, neighbouring health units including Ottawa, Eastern Ontario ...

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Perth Canadian Tire Dealer receives special honour, gives back to community

Perth Canadian Tire Dealer receives special honour, gives back to community

Perth Canadian Tire operator Pierre Hofstatter has been presented with the Community Involvement Award at this year’s Canadian Tire Convention Gala.

Hofstatter says he is very honoured and proud to have received the award that has been presented to just nine dealers over the past 95 years.

For raising the ...

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In Focus – Mon September 25, 2017 – Former Ambassador and Diplomat Gary Smith

In Focus – Mon September 25, 2017 – Former Ambassador and Diplomat Gary Smith

Former Ambassador and Diplomat Gary Smith joins us once again. He was heavily involved in the first Summit Series between Canada and Russia and has recently returned from a trip to Russia to commemorate the series. He’ll share stories from his travels and from the original series, from a unique ...

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Gallipeau Centre pool to re-open in early October

Gallipeau Centre pool to re-open in early October

The Gallipeau Centre reports that its pol will re-open as a member’s only pool on October 2nd.

In a post on its Facebook Page, officials with the centre say that to swim, or take part in classes offered at the Gallipeau Centre Pool, you must first become a member – ...

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Shadowfax facade dispute heads to Perth Town Council on October 3rd

Shadowfax facade dispute heads to Perth Town Council on October 3rd

A post on its Facebook page says ShadowFax has 30 days to repaint its storefront to comply with heritage designation rules in the town of Perth.

The post says in part, “The town is not backing down as we had hoped!” If the store doesn’t comply with the rules, a ...

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Nominations open for local Greens in 2018 provincial election

Nominations open for local Greens in 2018 provincial election

The local Greens are getting ready for next year’s provincial election, and are seeking potential candidates for the riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston.

A candidate nomination meeting has been set for Thursday, October 26 at McMartin House in Perth, starting at 7 p.m. (McMartin House is on the north-east corner of Gore ...

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