In Focus – Tues January 3, 2017 – Drive Safe

We’re talking Drive Safe with Aaron Thompkins, from the Smiths Falls Police Service, Greg Streng of the OPP, and Amber McDonald, of Victim Services Lanark County.

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Lanark resident named to Order of Canada

Lanark resident named to Order of Canada

Governor General David Johnston has announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada, and the list includes a Lanark resident.

Jan Andrews has been named a Member of the Order of Canada. She is being recognized for her contributions to Canadian culture as a children’s book author and as ...

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Closure to part of Carleton Place and District Hospital extends to another day

Closure to part of Carleton Place and District Hospital extends to another day

The Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital still has part of their inpatient closed due to a Norovirus outbreak.

The hospital says they are working with the Health Unit to contain and resolve this outbreak.

A spokesperson says that six patients have fallen ill since the outbreak was declared six ...

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YAK’s e-waste round up set to roll this weekend

YAK’s e-waste round up set to roll this weekend

Perth’s youth group, YAK, is once again providing door to door E Waste Round up Services from January 4th to 6th.

They’ll be collecting and recycling unwanted electronics such as MP3 players, cameras, cell phones, computers, TVs, VCRs, you name it.

For the past 4 years, YAK has been collecting ...

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Annual contest targets young smokers wanting to quit, or cut back

Annual contest targets young smokers wanting to quit, or cut back

The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit, in partnership with the provincial organization Leave the Pack Behind, is hosting the annual would-u-rather Contest.

Aimed at motivating young adults to quit smoking, reduce their smoking, or just stay-smoke-free for a chance to win up to $5000 cash, the 6-week contest is ...

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More than just books – Perth library launches marketing campaign

More than just books – Perth library launches marketing campaign

The Perth Library is launching a major marketing campaign to show the public that it offers much more than just books.

“The library offers so much to its community beyond books,” said chief librarian Erika Heesen to Lake 88.

As examples, Heesen said the library also offers free museum admission ...

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