Children’s Mental Health week declared in Smiths Falls

Children’s Mental Health week declared in Smiths Falls

Mayor Shawn Pankow has proclaimed this as "Children’s Mental Health Week" in the Town of Smiths Falls and is encouraging all to care for their mental health and share the message that help is available, if it’s needed.

The goal of Children’s Mental Health Week is to increase understanding of ...

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Perth to host Ontario Senior Games events

Perth to host Ontario Senior Games events

The Town of Perth is partnering with Carolina Retirement Suites, the Perth Pickleball group and the Ontario Senior Games Association to host part of the 2017 District 9 Senior Games.

Perth is part of District 9 Lanark/Leeds/Grenville and is planning to hold the Swimming, Pickleball and Bridge events for 2017.

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Lanark County passes construction zone speed limit by-law

Lanark County passes construction zone speed limit by-law

Lanark County has passed a by-law that sees reduced speed limits within county construction zones.

It is being put in place as a preventive measure to protect the safety and well-being of workers and motorists.

Terry McCann, director of public works, explained there have been occurrences in the county and ...

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Solar light to be installed in Carleton Place neighbourhood

Solar light to be installed in Carleton Place neighbourhood

At last night’s Carleton Place council meeting, council approved the $3,500 purchase of a solar light from BDA Lighting Group to light the dark area along Stonewater Bay - a new residential community on the East side of McNeely Avenue.

The array will light the street for five hours after ...

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Good news for Carleton Place drinking water

Good news for Carleton Place drinking water

The Town of Carleton Place said it received a proud 100% on its February drinking water inspection report at this week's council meeting.

The primary focus of the inspection is to make sure the town’s drinking water system complies with provincial legislation.

The drinking water inspection took place February 16 ...

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UPDATE: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Watershed Conditions

UPDATE: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Watershed Conditions

The following is an update from the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority on the conditions within its watershed

The rain event yesterday has caused water levels in the Rideau watershed to rise again.

Water levels in the Rideau Valley had fallen close to historical average levels since the spring freshet peak ...

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