SIU investigating 401 crash involving OPP cruiser

SIU investigating 401 crash involving OPP cruiser

The SIU has been called in to investigate a three car accident on the 401 that happened yesterday afternoon.

Police report that at about 2:20 p.m., they responded to the collision that involved an OPP cruiser and two civilian vehicles on the highway in Front of Leeds and Thousand Island ...

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In Focus – Thurs October 6, 2016 – David Campbell & Brian Hamilton on How the Drought has Effected Farmers

President of the Lanark Cattleman’s Association David Campbell and Manager of the North and Eastern Region of the OFA, Brian Hamilton join Bob with the latest on the drought, and what it has meant for local farmers.

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Perth moving RFP, quote and tendering process online

Perth moving RFP, quote and tendering process online

The Town of Perth will be moving its municipal RFP, quote, and tendering process online by the end of the year.

At Tuesday’s Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, director of environment services Grant Machan said that moving from the current manual system to an e-bidding online format will bring the Town in line with ...

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County of Frontenac seeks nominees for access awards

County of Frontenac seeks nominees for access awards

The County of Frontenac is now accepting nominations for its 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities Access Award.

The County and the Frontenac Accessibility Advisory Committee created the award in 2013 to recognize persons, groups or organizations that have made a significant contribution beyond legislated requirements, to improve access ...

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RVCA says drought conditions continue

RVCA says drought conditions continue

Even though we’ve seen rain in recent days, the drought status in the Rideau River watershed remains at “Severe” levels.

The following is the latest statement from the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority on the drought status.

Erratic Rains means “Severe” Drought Condition Continues

October 5, 2016 –  The drought status in ...

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Carleton Place looks to take advantage of new County trail plans

Carleton Place looks to take advantage of new County trail plans

The CPR rail bed the county is planning to develop into a trail, presents Carleton Place with an opportunity staff want to jump on.

“We have a fairly significant parcel of that trail running from Coleman Street to Market Square, and it’s an opportunity to do something really unique,” CAO ...

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Big Brothers-Big Sisters Lanark County seeks grant from Perth to continue serving town’s youth

Big Brothers-Big Sisters Lanark County seeks grant from Perth to continue serving town’s youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County has essentially turned a $3,000 grant from the Town of Perth into over $62,000 worth of services back into the community.

Beth Sinclair, resource development manager with Big Brothers Big Sisters, told Councillors at Tuesday’s Committee-of-the-Whole meeting that the organization served 158 Perth ...

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In Focus – Wed October 5, 2016 – Rideau Trail Association Vice-Chair, Jack Tannett

Lynda’s guest, Jack Tannett, vice-chair of the Rideau Trail Association, talks about the recent Hike Ontario Summit and the 45 year history of the Association.

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Further details in Tay Valley fatal accident – victim from Perth, not named

Further details in Tay Valley fatal accident – victim from Perth, not named

Lanark County OPP have released a few more details in yesterday’s fatal accident in Tay Valley.

They responded to the call of a single-vehicle collison, just before 1pm, on Christie Lake Road, in Tay Valley Township.

A Ford Focus was located in the south ditch of Christie Lake Road, and ...

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UCDSB ‘Building for the Future Pupil Accommodation Review’ discussed by Director Sliwa on Lake 88

UCDSB ‘Building for the Future Pupil Accommodation Review’ discussed by Director Sliwa on Lake 88

The Building for the Future Pupil Accommodation Review is being carried out over the next few months in the Upper Canada District School Board, and it’s very likely that it will result in the closure of several schools including a number of facilities in the Lake 88 listening area.

Director ...

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