Uber in Smiths Falls? Mayor Shawn Pankow thinks its worth exploring

Uber in Smiths Falls? Mayor Shawn Pankow thinks its worth exploring

Could Uber be a solution to transportation challenges in Smiths Falls? Mayor Shawn Pankow seems to think it’s worth looking into.

While he stops short of saying the town should be looking at the ride-share service in a statement posted on his Facebook Page, the mayor says it is worth ...

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Flood Recovery – Stay Safe, Stay Healthy

Flood Recovery – Stay Safe, Stay Healthy

The following is a message from Tay Valley Township

Recent heavy rains have swollen lakes and rivers and resulted in water ponding on many properties. Some properties have also been affected by flooding.

The following tips will help protect you during flooding events:

  • Keep your family safe by keeping ...
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In Focus – Fri May 19, 2017 – Boating Season: Lanark County OPP Constable David Bird

In Focus – Fri May 19, 2017 – Boating Season: Lanark County OPP Constable David Bird

Lanark County OPP Constable David Bird joins us to talk about the Boating Season and summer initiatives.

Listen to the interview.

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OPP prepare for boating season – concerns over same contributing factors to water deaths

OPP prepare for boating season – concerns over same contributing factors to water deaths

The following information was distributed by the OPP.

The Ontario Provincial Police report they have already investigated three boating fatalities this spring, with the same contributing factors being reported as in previous years.

Two of the three fatal incidents involved capsized canoes. During the third mishap, the vessel sank. Alcohol/drug ...

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Inductees to Smiths Falls Sports and Rec Hall of Fame announced

Inductees to Smiths Falls Sports and Rec Hall of Fame announced

We now know who will be inducted to the Smiths Falls Sports and Recreation Hall of Fame this year.

The 35th annual celebration will welcome:

  • Grace Muir - a volleyball and Track Coach at SFDCI, and a member of the University of Waterloo Hall of Fame as an Athlete;
  • ...

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Smiths Falls celebrates planting of Vimy Oak at Cenotaph

Smiths Falls celebrates planting of Vimy Oak at Cenotaph

Thursday was an historic day in Smiths Falls, as students from Smiths Falls Collegiate Institute gathered with dignitaries and the community to plant a Vimy Oak at the Smiths Falls Cenotaph.

In spite of high winds the tree planting ceremony went off without a hitch.

The event was organized and run ...

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