New CIP grant approved in Smiths Falls

New CIP grant approved in Smiths Falls

The building at 8 to 12 Main street in Smiths Falls, right next door to Milano’s Pizza is about to undergo a face-lift.

On August 13th town council approved a Community Improvement Program (CIP) grant that will see the new tenant, with support from the property's owner, restore the heritage ...

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Perth Mayor, Central Wire, applaud move on steel imports by Finance Minster Bill Morneau

Perth Mayor, Central Wire, applaud move on steel imports by Finance Minster Bill Morneau

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced Tuesday that he is launching a 15-day public consultation process for seven steel products that have recently seen increases in imports: steel plate, concrete reinforcing bar, energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheet, pre-painted steel, stainless steel wire, and wire rod.

The process will investigate the possibility ...

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Tenants question election sign removal – but no election rules were broken

Tenants question election sign removal – but no election rules were broken

Some tenants in Smiths Falls are upset that the election lawn signs they put up have been removed, but it doesn’t appear that any laws were broken.

Tenants at 41 William Street had placed municipal election signs for candidates they supported on the front lawn of the property they rent.

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In Focus – Tues Aug 14, 2018 – Patrick Larson, Sr. Water Resources Technician with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

In Focus – Tues Aug 14, 2018 – Patrick Larson, Sr. Water Resources Technician with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

We welcome Patrick Larson, the Sr. Water Resources Technician with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority to discuss the current state of the watershed and to get a forecast for the rest of the summer.

 

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Sidewalk interruptions in Perth as new crosswalks are installed

Sidewalk interruptions in Perth as new crosswalks are installed

Perth is investing in two pedestrian crosswalks on Gore Street to improve public safety.

These ones will replace the courtesy crosswalks currently in place with lighted infrastructure.

The installations will involve short-term interruptions of the sidewalks and parking.

Those using sidewalks are asked to abide by the safety devices in ...

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Smiths Falls looks to make Beckwith St. construction process as painless as possible

Smiths Falls looks to make Beckwith St. construction process as painless as possible

The reconstruction of Beckwith Street in Smiths Falls is going to cause some traffic disruptions.

That is not in dispute.

But how the town will manage those disruptions for residents and the business that will be directly impacted is something that is still being worked out.

Director of Public Works ...

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