OPP urges caution as boating season begins

OPP urges caution as boating season begins

The Ontario Provincial Police is urging extreme caution as many people prepare to get their boats on the water for the first time this season.

The Canal may not be opening, but there are plenty of other boating options as many use the long-weekend to take their first cruises.

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Sports fields ready in Perth – except Legion ball diamond

Sports fields ready in Perth – except Legion ball diamond

The Town of Perth says it’s time to play ball, or soccer, or fly a kite, or whatever other outdoor field based activity you’d like to.

The town reports that soccer fields and ball diamonds, with the exception of the Legion Ball Diamond, are open and available for use.

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Smoking banned at AGH and Fairview Manor

Smoking banned at AGH and Fairview Manor

The Almonte General Hospital and Fairview Manor no longer allow smoking anywhere on its campus.

That means that smoking by patients, new residents, staff and visitors won’t be allowed on hospital grounds, or at the nursing home.

The ban includes parking lots, smoking inside a vehicle, and electronic cigarettes.

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Start of boating season on Rideau Canal, Trent Severn Waterway delayed by one week

Start of boating season on Rideau Canal, Trent Severn Waterway delayed by one week

The following notice was issued by Parks Canada:

Rideau Canal and Trent Severn Waterway 2017 Navigation Season start delayed until May 26, 2017

High water levels and flows caused by extreme amounts of precipitation have resulted in unsafe boating conditions across both waterways. For safety reasons, Parks Canada has delayed ...

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In Focus – Wed May 17, 2017 – John Eastcott: Death Cafe at the Table Community Food Centre in Perth

In Focus – Wed May 17, 2017 – John Eastcott: Death Cafe at the Table Community Food Centre in Perth

Lynda’s guest John Eastcott talks about raising healthy awareness around death and dying.   John will present an informal discussion on the subject, known as ‘Death Cafe’, at the Table Community Food Centre in Perth May 24th.

Listen to the interview.

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Conlon Farm utility shed decision put off until September

Conlon Farm utility shed decision put off until September

There is no doubt that it’s a beautiful recreational facility, but the town of Perth needs a new service shed to store equipment used to maintain Conlon Farm.   The resulting proposal to locate a shed at the south end of the parking lot on the east side of the Legion ...

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