Perth Polar Bear plunge blows past quarter-million mark in all-time funds raised

Perth Polar Bear plunge blows past quarter-million mark in all-time funds raised

We told you last week that the Perth Polar Bear Plunge was poised to cross the quarter-million dollar mark in money raised for local charities since 1994.

The math has been done, and with the record amount of $28,495 raised this year for Lanark County Interval House, the plunge has ...

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Presentation to Smiths Falls Council on Basic Income Pilot project today

Presentation to Smiths Falls Council on Basic Income Pilot project today

Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow says although social programs have helped reduce poverty and provide support, “Far too many Canadians live in poverty, including too many in our community.”

The Mayor made the comments on Facebook in advance of a presentation by Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Paula Stewart, on the ...

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Truck Rollover, minimal spill close Drummond Concession 1 near Perth

Truck Rollover, minimal spill close Drummond Concession 1 near Perth

A tractor trailer has rolled over just outside Perth leading to a minimal leak of a solvent it was carrying.

Drummond Concession 1 is closed until further notice at Highway 43 right by 3M and at Moores Road. Spence road is closed to Drummond Concession 2 as well, and officials ...

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Perth Native Armstrong wins Under 21 Provincial Curling Championship

Perth Native Armstrong wins Under 21 Provincial Curling Championship

Perth Native Hailey Armstrong has skipped her rink to the the 2017 Ontario Junior Women’s Provincial Curling Championship.

She took the title with a come from behind 7-6 win over Emma Wallingford.  Armstrong won the title with a 3 point 10th end.

Armstrong's teammates are Grace Holoyoke, Lindsay Dubue, and ...

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Smiths Falls Police seek public’s help in locating missing teen

Smiths Falls Police seek public’s help in locating missing teen

Smiths Falls Police are looking to the public for help in locating a missing teenage girl

Kassie Summers-Bedford was reported missing from her Foster Home on December 24th.

Kassie is described as: white, 15 years old, 5’10”, 190 lbs, with red/orange hair. She was wearing brown boots, a black Calvin ...

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In Focus – Fri January 6, 2017 – BMO Nesbit Burn’s Derick Dixon on the TFSA season

Brian Perkin speaks with BMO Nesbit Burn’s Derick Dixon on the TFSA season, and reporting changes.

Listen to the interview.

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