PDCI Junior Boys celebrate EOSSA basketball championship

PDCI Junior Boys celebrate EOSSA basketball championship

 

The PDCI Jr. Boys basketball team hosted the Eastern Ontario single A basketball championships on Wednesday, February 23rd.

PDCI went in to the tournament seeded first out of the six regional championship teams that qualified.

PDCI qualified by winning the Lanark County Championship last week over Smiths Falls.

 

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Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority watershed statement

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority watershed statement

With above seasonal daytime temperatures and several millimetres of rain forecasted over the next five days, the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA)  is advising residents to use extreme caution if venturing onto rivers and lakes as ice conditions could be unstable. Please note that MVCA does not monitor ice conditions.

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New parking restrictions coming to Carleton Place

New parking restrictions coming to Carleton Place

The Town of Carleton Place certainly wasn’t spared from all the snow that fell earlier this month.

The town says that due to the size of the resulting snowbanks which are impeding both snow removal operations and the safe passage of emergency vehicles, they have had to make some parking ...

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Perth Police Services Board, Lanark OPP welcome guest speaker on local implications of human trafficking

Perth Police Services Board, Lanark OPP welcome guest speaker on local implications of human trafficking

The Perth Police Services Board and Lanark County OPP are jointly hosting special guest speaker Simone Bell in Perth on March 6 to raise awareness about human trafficking and its local implications.

“Human trafficking does not require the crossing of borders or any movement of persons,” explains Lanark County OPP ...

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Lanark County to press for rural natural gas expansion

Lanark County to press for rural natural gas expansion

Lanark County wants the province to make expanding natural gas to rural areas a priority.

Wednesday night, County Council passed a resolution asking Warden Bill Dobson to send a letter to the provincial energy minister.

The letter will request the province allocate a minimum of $100 million annually for 20 ...

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Smiths Falls Fire Dispatch grows again

Smiths Falls Fire Dispatch grows again

Lake 88 reported a few weeks back about a plan to expand the fire dispatch services offered by the Smiths Falls Fire Department to more municipalities – expanding on an existing program that has brought in money for the department and the town.

Earlier this week Smiths Falls Council approved ...

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Driver calls 9-1-1 to dispute traffic ticket

Driver calls 9-1-1 to dispute traffic ticket

A driver called 9-1-1 after getting a ticket on the 401 in Leeds.

Leeds OPP say that on Sunday, an officer stopped a driver who was given an offence notice.

After the traffic stop the 19 year old driver promptly called 911 to dispute the ticket.

The O.P.P. found him, ...

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Distracted driving stop leads to serious charges for Tay Valley man

Distracted driving stop leads to serious charges for Tay Valley man

At around 09:30 am this past Saturday, Lanark County OPP stopped a 29 year-old Tay Valley Township man on South St. in Perth.

He was allegedly using a cell phone while driving.

Police charged him with one count of drive motor vehicle on highway using hand held device" and two counts ...

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Lanark County OPP busy with assault calls last week

Lanark County OPP busy with assault calls last week

Among the more than 330 calls for service Lanark County OPP responded to last week were a number of domestic incidents.

The Lanark County Detachment reports that the investigation continues into an Assault in Carleton Place, and a Threats incident in Perth. They also report another incident related to child ...

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Questions surround town funding for ARC pool at Galipeau Centre in Smiths Falls

Questions surround town funding for ARC pool at Galipeau Centre in Smiths Falls

In spite of efforts by Smiths Falls town staff to create and implement a community donations policy that treated applicants fairly by allocated donations to a set list of qualifying candidates, Smiths Falls council still got hung up on the usual contentious donations.

The donation to the Smiths Falls and ...

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