Carleton Place could soon welcome new subdivision

Carleton Place could soon welcome new subdivision

A new subdivision could be on its way to Carleton Place.

Town staff have been directed to proceed with creating draft conditions for phase one of the proposed Carmichael Farm Subdivision located along Rathwell Street, south of Highway 7. The decision came following a public meeting where members of the ...

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Perth Councillor Riq Turner will not seek Mayor’s Chair or re-election to council

Perth Councillor Riq Turner will not seek Mayor’s Chair or re-election to council

The Mayor’s race in Perth so far includes Deputy Mayor John Gemmel and Councillor Jim Boldt who have both filed their papers to run for the position.

Current Mayor John Fenik is expected to make an announcement on his future soon.

But Councillor Riq Turner made his intentions clear yesterday. ...

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In Focus – Tues June 19, 2018 – Debra Pretty-Straathof, a Director of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture

In Focus – Tues June 19, 2018 – Debra Pretty-Straathof, a Director of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Debra Pretty-Straathof, a Director of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture joins us to talk about the current state of farming in a world where international trade is in question.

Listen to the interview.

 

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Updated – Levy proposed to make up local hospitals’ equipment funding shortfall

Updated – Levy proposed to make up local hospitals’ equipment funding shortfall

Residents across the region could be looking at a new municipal tax levy in the coming years, as Rural hospitals are facing a serious funding challenge. As a result they are looking for ways to achieve sustainable funding for their capital equipment needs.

“We’re always trying to catch up with equipment that ...

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Suspicious fire takes down silo in Ashton Station

Suspicious fire takes down silo in Ashton Station

No one was hurt in a fire Monday at an abandoned agricultural facility in Ashton Station that sent enough smoke into the air that it could be seen from Carleton Place.

Firefighters were called to the area just before 6 o’clock yesterday morning.

The Ocean Wave Fire Company and Beckwith Fire ...

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Police warn of stopping suddenly on roadways for animals and debris after father and son hurt in collision

Police warn of stopping suddenly on roadways for animals and debris after father and son hurt in collision

The OPP in Frontenac is warning about making sudden stops for animals after a father and son were injured in a single vehicle collision – sparked by someone stopping for a family of ducks.

It happened Monday morning on Highway 401 eastbound in Kingston.

A white vehicle came to a ...

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