RVCA – another January thaw brings unsafe conditions on rivers and lakes

RVCA – another January thaw brings unsafe conditions on rivers and lakes

The following is the watershed conditions statement provided by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. 

Temperatures around the freezing point through the weekend and rain early next week will once again cause the loss of much of the snow cover and unstable ice conditions in the Rideau Valley.

As the snowmelt ...

Continue reading...
Published in Local News

Sens back after week off as they hope to give St. Louis the Blues

Sens back after week off as they hope to give St. Louis the Blues

The Senators are back on Lake 88 after a week off to heal up and get set for the second half of the season.

They've won three of their last four going in to tonight's tilt against the Blues at the CTC.

We have it starting with the pre-game at ...

Continue reading...
Published in Local News

In Focus – Thurs Jan 18, 2018 – Quit Smoking: Yves DeCoste

In Focus – Thurs Jan 18, 2018 – Quit Smoking: Yves DeCoste

We welcome Yves DeCoste from the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit to talk about the unit’s ongoing campaigns to help people quit smoking.

Listen to the interview.

Continue reading...
Published in In Focus

Perth-native Elijah Woods new partnership scores win on CTV’s the Launch as they are chosen to record this week’s single

Perth-native Elijah Woods new partnership scores win on CTV’s the Launch as they are chosen to record this week’s single

Perth-native Elijah Woods was featured on last night’s episode of the Launch, and congratulations are now due.

His new partnership, Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, now based out of Ottawa were chosen from among the episode's featured artists to record the new original single "Ain't Easy."

A release from CTV ...

Continue reading...
Published in Local News

Perth Ribfest likely on the move to new location

Perth Ribfest likely on the move to new location

The Perth Ribfest Music Festival might be moving.  The annual event organized by the Rotary Club of Perth will setup in Last Dual Park.

Rotarian Jim Peden, told Perth council on Tuesday Jan 16th, “We’ve successfully operated Ribfest for the past three years attracting about 10,000 people, spending $70,000 in ...

Continue reading...
Published in Local News

DNE Residents who once used Smiths Falls Library will now have to pay out-of-town user fees, Perth library remains free to use

DNE Residents who once used Smiths Falls Library will now have to pay out-of-town user fees, Perth library remains free to use

Residents of Drummond North Elmsley who until recently enjoyed the same Library privileges in Smiths Falls as residents will have to pay the $55 out of town fee effective January 31.

“My biggest concern is for those residents of Drummond North Elmsley who can’t get to Perth because of transportation ...

Continue reading...
Published in Local News