Lanark OPP provide Road Safety Week results

Lanark OPP provide Road Safety Week results

Lanark County OPP actively participated in Canada Road Safety Week, which came to an end with the Victoria Day Long Weekend.

The campaign saw local officers involved in community education and road safety promotion in addition to their regular enforcement.

Police have identified four offences as the primary factors leading ...

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Lanark County exploring Integrity Commissioner options

Lanark County exploring Integrity Commissioner options

Lanark County staff have been directed to prepare a request for proposals for an integrity commissioner that would serve Lanark County and interested local municipalities.

In addition, the Lanark County and Smiths Falls Clerks’ Group will continue to collaborate on updating/drafting a consistent council code of conduct, complaint policy and ...

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Lanark County submits two housing proposals to province

Lanark County submits two housing proposals to province

Lanark County is submitting an expression of interest to the provincial Ministry of Housing that includes two supportive housing proposals.

The ministry issued the request for expressions of interest for homelessness-focused projects and will be issuing capital and operating funding.

The county issued a request for proposals for the “Home ...

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Perth native Coreau leads Grand Rapids to 2-1 series lead in AHL

Perth native Coreau leads Grand Rapids to 2-1 series lead in AHL

Perth's Jared Coreau and the Grand Rapids Griffins have taken at 2-1 lead in the American Hockey League's Western Conference Final against the San Jose Barracudas.

The Griffins won Game Three at home Wednesday night, beating San Jose 4-2.  Coreau turned away 31 shots in the winning effort.

His team ...

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Carleton Place takes steps to reprimand Mayor

Carleton Place takes steps to reprimand Mayor

Carleton Place council is just one step closer to reprimanding Mayor Louis Antonakos for a five year old code of conduct breech.

This week Carleton Place council passed a motion to penalize Mayor Louis Antonakos for 90 days of pay at his current rate and will suspend 25 per cent ...

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In Focus – Wed May 24, 2017 – Friends of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail

In Focus – Wed May 24, 2017 – Friends of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail

Lynda’s guests, Chris George and Don Johnston, members of ‘Friends of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail’, discuss the proposed use of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail.

Listen to the interview.

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