Lanark County OPP weekly update

Lanark County OPP weekly update

Between Monday 31 July 2017 and Monday 7 August 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 401 calls for service.

The calls included 31 Motor Vehicle Collisions including eight involving deer.

Impaired Drivers:

At 07:03pm on Sunday 6 August 2017, officers responded to reports ...

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Senator Runciman set to move on from Red Chamber

Senator Runciman set to move on from Red Chamber

Wednesday marks Senator Bob Runciman's final day in the Red Chamber, and the Senator says he departs the Senate this week with a solid record of legislative accomplishment.

In his 71/2 years in the Upper Chamber, he has chaired two committees, including the Legal and Constitutional Affairs committee for the ...

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In Focus: Tuesday August 8th, 2017- Joseph Potvin

Bob welcomes Director General of the Moose Consortium, Joseph Potvin, who offers an update on efforts to bring a new rail system to connect eastern Ontario. Listen to the interview.

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Seadoo collision in Big Rideau Lake sends two to hospital

Seadoo collision in Big Rideau Lake sends two to hospital

OPP in Rideau Lakes are continuing an investigation into two Seadoos that collided resulting in two people being injured.

It happened on Sunday. At 3:10 that afternoon, officers were called to Big Rideau Lake near Portland after receiving a report that two Seadoos had collided.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the ...

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Smiths Falls – Please don’t feed the swans

Smiths Falls – Please don’t feed the swans

The town of Smiths Falls has issued the following appeal on its Facebook page:

We appreciate how much people love our swans but feeding them is putting them at risk and creating an unhealthy situation for the birds. Please do not feed the swans! The Town provides supplemental food and ...

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Smiths Falls water tower has minor leak – water is safe in town, repair plan to be announced

Smiths Falls water tower has minor leak – water is safe in town, repair plan to be announced

Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow took to Facebook this weekend to comment on a small leak at the town’s water tower.

Pankow says the leak appeared about 2 metres from the bottom of the tower. He called it small, but noticeable by what appears to be a mist spraying from ...

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