Carleton Place adds voice to chorus supporting new VIA rail project

Carleton Place adds voice to chorus supporting new VIA rail project

Carleton Place council is on board with the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce in supporting VIA Rail’s High-Frequency Train project.

This proposed commuter train project spans the busiest corridor in Canada from Windsor to Quebec. VIA Rail has specified a route from Toronto through Peterborough to Ottawa with continued train ...

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Highlights from Mississippi Mills Council Meeting of Sept. 5, 2017

Highlights from Mississippi Mills Council Meeting of Sept. 5, 2017

Mississippi Mills Council had another busy meeting this week. The following are highlights provided by the township. 

Randy Hillier, MPP, for the riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington was on hand to make a presentation to Council regarding recently introduced and pending legislation, resources available to Council, and changes to the ...

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In Focus – Thurs September 7, 2017 – Registered Dietitian Dana Hawthorne: NutriSTEP® program

In Focus – Thurs September 7, 2017 – Registered Dietitian Dana Hawthorne: NutriSTEP® program

Our first visit with the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit for the month welcomes Dana Hawthorne, Registered Dietitian to talk about the NutriSTEP® program.

Listen to the interview.

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New honour planned for WWI Ace Roy Brown

New honour planned for WWI Ace Roy Brown

Carleton Place might be adding yet another tribute to Roy Brown, the Carleton Place native responsible for shooting down the Red Baron in the First World War.

At this week’s council meeting, councillors agreed to reallocate funds from the downtown mural budget to creating a Roy Brown statue.

Deputy Mayor ...

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Carleton Place investigates speeding concerns

Carleton Place investigates speeding concerns

Carleton Place Councillors discussed the complaints they have received about speeding in town at this week's council meeting.

The locations identified where drivers are speeding include Mississippi Road, Bridge Street/Prime Street/Thomas Street area, Industrial Avenue and Morris Street.

Councillor Sean Redmond suggested the possibility of reducing speed limits along these ...

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Lanark County supports LFA’s request to province for assessment of disastrous conditions due to rain

Lanark County supports LFA’s request to province for assessment of disastrous conditions due to rain

In a show of support, Lanark County Council passed a motion backing Lanark Federation of Agriculture (LFA)'s request to the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the province to assess “disastrous” conditions resulting from record-setting rainfall this season.

The request of the Wynne Liberals addresses eastern Ontario ...

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