Carleton Place council passes noise by-law changes

Carleton Place council passes noise by-law changes

Carleton Place council passed changes made to the noise bylaw at this week’s council meeting.

The changes to the bylaw come after staff noticed an increase in noise complaints mainly from residential systems like air conditioning units and pool pumps.

Changes to the bylaw include new definitions of persistence and ...

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Carleton Place resident presented with CERV certificate

Carleton Place resident presented with CERV certificate

Carleton Place resident Kim Olynek received a Community Emergency Response Volunteers or “CERV” program certificate of completion from Mayor Louis Antonakos at this week’s council meeting.

Members of CERV are trained to help local first responders in emergency situations.

Each member receives training in first aid, fire suppression and emergency ...

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Perth debates shed location at Conlon Farm – sight-lines become key discussion point

Perth debates shed location at Conlon Farm – sight-lines become key discussion point

The issue of where to locate a new storage shed at Conlon Farm in Perth had to be deferred until the next Committee of the Whole scheduled for May 31.

The town of Perth needs to build a new storage shed on the recreational grounds and staff have prepared a ...

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Smiths Falls and Montague to explore sharing some services synergies to save money

Smiths Falls and Montague to explore sharing some services synergies to save money

Smiths Falls and Montague are exploring synergies that could save money for both municipalities.

“We really need to explore opportunities to be wise and coordinated about how we deliver services and the obvious place to start is in the immediate neighbourhood,” said Malcolm Morris, Smiths Falls CAO.

The two municipalities ...

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Collision on 401 near Joyceville claims four lives

Collision on 401 near Joyceville claims four lives

Highway 401 westbound is closed this morning at Joyceville Road, and will be for some time, as the OPP investigates a multi-vehicle collision that left four people dead.

It happened early this morning and brought together first responders and police from Leeds, Frontenac and Napanee – special Technical Traffic Collision ...

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In Focus – Wed May 10, 2017 – The 4th Annual Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit: Jeff Mills

In Focus – Wed May 10, 2017 – The 4th Annual Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit: Jeff Mills

Lynda’s guest Jeff Mills, Coordinator of Community Development with Mills Community Support talks about the 4th annual Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit to be held on May 31st and June 1st in Carleton Place.

Listen to the interview.

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