Carleton Place well within debt capacity

Carleton Place well within debt capacity

Carleton Place Council learned the town is well within its debt capacity at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

The town currently uses about 14 per cent of its debt.

This means the town could afford $51 million of debt for a twenty-year debenture.

Town Hall Clerk Duncan Rogers said the town has ...

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Carleton Place receives info on open letter to Premier Wynne asking for arbitration reform

Carleton Place receives info on open letter to Premier Wynne asking for arbitration reform

At Tuesday night’s council meeting, Carleton Place Councillors received information about the open letter that the Ontario Chamber of Commerce released to Premier Kathleen Wynne at the end of last month.

The open letter addresses deficiencies in the arbitration system that result in an increased cost of emergency services. The ...

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In Focus: Wednesday March 15, 2017- Bonnie Schnittker

Lynda talks to Bonnie Schnittker, Chair of the Rural Recreation Association, about this year's Spring Event coming up on March 23rd. Listen to the interview.

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United Way Lanark County continues push to make up shortfall

United Way Lanark County continues push to make up shortfall

The following message was submitted by United Way Lanark County.

Community RESPONDs to United Way Appeal – Independent Grocers in Lanark County step up

Last week, United Way Lanark County (UWLC) announced a $40,000 shortfall for their 2016 Campaign, which is threatening our ability to support our community partners. These ...

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Internet sale and swap safety zone now active in front of Smiths Falls Police Headquarters

Internet sale and swap safety zone now active in front of Smiths Falls Police Headquarters

The Smiths Falls Police Service has announced it now has a dedicated area in the front parking lot for safe internet online exchanges and purchases.

A sign has been posted to show people where the area is.

Transactions may take place from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily, and they ...

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Mayor Holman remembers Rideau Lakes Councillor and resident who drown last week as important community members

Mayor Holman remembers Rideau Lakes Councillor and resident who drown last week as important community members

Rideau Lakes Mayor Ron Holman is remembering  Councillor Doug Good and Mike Carty as two important members of the township who gave of themselves selflessly.

Holman told Lake 88 that Councillor Good was very involved in local events around Portland and was dedicated to serving his ward. “The future of ...

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