School boards announce Principal and Vice-Principal movement for the fall

School boards announce Principal and Vice-Principal movement for the fall

When students head back to school in September, they’ll be greeted by some new faces in many of our local schools.

First the Upper Canada Board. In the Elementary section:

  • Krista Warren Principal (Acting) – Glen Tay PS
  • Kevin Fisher Principal – North Elmsley PS
  • Dawn Bouchard Principal – ...
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Beach closed until further notice in Smiths Falls

Beach closed until further notice in Smiths Falls

The splash pad should be re-opened today in Smiths Falls, but residents are being asked to avoid the beach for the time being.

It is the result of Wednesday’s small fire by the water intake at the water treatment plant.

The town said last night that it was okay to ...

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Vehicle fire in Smiths Falls – Dog left in air-conditioned, running van dies in fire

Vehicle fire in Smiths Falls – Dog left in air-conditioned, running van dies in fire

A fire sparked in a car before quickly spreading to another at the Walmart Parking lot in Smiths Falls.

A dog left in one of the vehicles died as a result.  Reports say the animal was travelling with its owners from Alberta and they left it in the running van ...

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UPDATE – Smiths Falls issues precautionary measures after fire near water intake

UPDATE – Smiths Falls issues precautionary measures after fire near water intake

The following information was release by the Town of Smiths Falls on July 5th at 6:45 pm. We will provide updates when available.

Media Release # 2

Short Term Restrictions – Drinking Water System

Earlier today, the Town of Smiths Falls shut down operations at the Water Treatment Plant in ...

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In Focus – Wed July 5, 2017 – Barbara King

In Focus – Wed July 5, 2017 – Barbara King

Lynda speaks to Barbara King, Executive Director of Watersheds Canada, about how the organization works to protect our lakes and rivers through programs such as the Natural Edge Program, designed to help landowners restore their shorelines.

Listen to the interview.

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Short and long term road closures hitting Smiths Falls

Short and long term road closures hitting Smiths Falls

The town of Smiths Falls reports that short duration street closures are expected on William Street West between Cornelia West and Abbott Street for isolated roadway asphalt repairs  in both directions for the next two to three days, depending on the weather.

The town also says there will be longer-term ...

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