Ocean Wave firefighters to get Naloxone kits to fight deadly opioid overdoses.

Ocean Wave firefighters to get Naloxone kits to fight deadly opioid overdoses.

Fire Fighters in Carleton Place will soon be able to do more in the fight against the opioid crisis.

As part of new training provided by the Ocean Wave Fire Company, firefighters will be able to administer potentially lifesaving drugs.

Representatives from the local health unit, the county of Lanark, ...

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Dress Purple day coming up next week – effort raises awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Dress Purple day coming up next week – effort raises awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

This is Child Abuse Prevention Month. On Tuesday, October 24, 2017 communities across Ontario will dress purple to break the silence and show their commitment to children’s rights to safety and well-being. On Dress Purple Day, participants acknowledge that it takes a village to keep kids safe. Everybody in the ...

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In Focus – Wed October 18, 2017 – Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte

In Focus – Wed October 18, 2017 – Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte

Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte  join Lynda to talk about a new program called “Get A Grip”.  They will also discuss a fundraising book sale to support the Almonte Youth Centre and Library.

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Strike continues at Ontario’s Colleges – Algonquin meeting daily to prepare for eventual return to normalcy

Strike continues at Ontario’s Colleges – Algonquin meeting daily to prepare for eventual return to normalcy

The strike by academic faculty at the province’s colleges continues.

On Tuesday, Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen visited the Perth Campus and joined us on Lake 88’s In Focus to reiterate that they will work to ensure that students don’t lose their academic years.  She says they have history on ...

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Carleton Place to see police cost rise modestly

Carleton Place to see police cost rise modestly

The town of Carleton Place will soon have to pay a little more for police services.

In a meeting of the Planning and Protection Committee, an amendment to the OPP billing model was discussed.

Based on stakeholder input, the new model sees properties like passive renewable energy structures, communications towers, ...

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Extensive, lengthy Lorne Street construction in Smiths Falls on schedule

Extensive, lengthy Lorne Street construction in Smiths Falls on schedule

The long days of detours around Lorne street will soon be cleared up, as the extensive work along that street should begin to wind down soon.

“Right now the contractors have completed the majority of the underground water and sewage and we hope to be in a position of starting ...

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