In Focus – Wed October 18, 2017 – Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte

In Focus – Wed October 18, 2017 – Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte

Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte  join Lynda to talk about a new program called “Get A Grip”.  They will also discuss a fundraising book sale to support the Almonte Youth Centre and Library.

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Strike continues at Ontario’s Colleges – Algonquin meeting daily to prepare for eventual return to normalcy

Strike continues at Ontario’s Colleges – Algonquin meeting daily to prepare for eventual return to normalcy

The strike by academic faculty at the province’s colleges continues.

On Tuesday, Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen visited the Perth Campus and joined us on Lake 88’s In Focus to reiterate that they will work to ensure that students don’t lose their academic years.  She says they have history on ...

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Carleton Place to see police cost rise modestly

Carleton Place to see police cost rise modestly

The town of Carleton Place will soon have to pay a little more for police services.

In a meeting of the Planning and Protection Committee, an amendment to the OPP billing model was discussed.

Based on stakeholder input, the new model sees properties like passive renewable energy structures, communications towers, ...

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Extensive, lengthy Lorne Street construction in Smiths Falls on schedule

Extensive, lengthy Lorne Street construction in Smiths Falls on schedule

The long days of detours around Lorne street will soon be cleared up, as the extensive work along that street should begin to wind down soon.

“Right now the contractors have completed the majority of the underground water and sewage and we hope to be in a position of starting ...

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OPP seek firearms thief in Lyndhurst

OPP seek firearms thief in Lyndhurst

OPP in Leeds say firearms were stolen in a Lyndhurst break and enter.

OPP report that on the 14th, they were called to a break and enter that had occurred at a residence sometime overnight on October 13.

Thieves entered a residence and removed firearms, ammunition, a television, tools, and ...

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Lanark OPP seeking woman in historical missing persons case

Lanark OPP seeking woman in historical missing persons case

Lanark County OPP, under the direction of Detective Staff Sergeant Brad Robson of the Criminal Investigation Branch are requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing female.

Carole Dianne Roy (pictured) was reported missing to the OPP on May 23, 2012.

Through OPP investigation it was established that the last ...

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