OPP share tips for secure shut down of your cottage

OPP share tips for secure shut down of your cottage

The following notice is from the Leeds County OPP. 

Now is the time when most property owners consider the closure and winterizing of their cottages for the season.

Cottages and seasonal homes are most vulnerable to thieves from the week following Thanksgiving to the weeks prior to Victoria Day, especially if ...

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Smiths Falls to examine parking issues in downtown core

Smiths Falls to examine parking issues in downtown core

It’s easy to park in downtown Smiths Falls if you’re shopping or only stopping for a short time, but if you live downtown, parking can be a challenge that’s not likely to see a quick solution.

It may be a while before people who live downtown see a solution to ...

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Parks Canada adds Burritts Rapids Swing Bridge to list of winter restoration and renewal projects

Parks Canada adds Burritts Rapids Swing Bridge to list of winter restoration and renewal projects

Parks Canada will be moving forward with repairs and restoration of the Burritts Rapids swing bridge this fall.

The bridge crossing will be closed to vehicular traffic throughout construction, which is targeted to begin on October 16th and continue until Spring 2018.

Additional notice will be provided closer to the ...

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Cenotaph finds new home in Westport

Cenotaph finds new home in Westport

Westport Mayor Robin Jones says that the village’s cenotaph has been moved to its new home at Lockwood Memorial Field and Park.

In a posting on her blog, Mayor Jones says that in 2016, Westport Village Council determined that its 2017 Sesquicentennial project would be moving the cenotaph from the ...

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New roof coming for fire-damaged Perth Garage

New roof coming for fire-damaged Perth Garage

The municipal garage at 17 Sunset Boulevard, Perth, that houses the town’s snowplows is about to get a brand new roof.

On Tuesday Sept 26, Perth Council approved an additional budget deviation of $15,000 out of capital reserves to add to the previous $50,000 deviation passed earlier to cover the ...

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In Focus – Wed September 27, 2017 – The Table Community Food Service in Perth

In Focus – Wed September 27, 2017 – The Table Community Food Service in Perth

Lynda’s guest, Beth Schilling, Advocacy, Social Justice and Volunteer Coordinator with the Table Community Food Service in Perth, talks about new government funding that will make it possible to expand programs that are offered and continue with existing services.

Listen to the interview.

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