Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

Special Weather Statement: Freezing rain possible Friday afternoon

February 22, 2018 by
Special Weather Statement: Freezing rain possible Friday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement in effect for our listening area.

It says that freezing rain is possible on Friday.

A low pressure system will spread freezing rain or freezing drizzle into the region on Friday.

The risk of freezing rain will head towards eastern Ontario by ...

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Mississippi Mills Council Highlights – Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Media Release

February 22, 2018 by
Mississippi Mills Council Highlights – Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Media Release

The following are highlights from the council meeting  February 20th, 2018 as submitted by Mississippi Mills

April 15th-21st declared volunteer week The evening started off with Council proclaiming April 15th – 21st as National Volunteer Week in Mississippi Mills, to recognize the members of the community who enrich the lives ...

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Westport student among those taking in the MPP experience this week at Queens’ Park

February 22, 2018 by
Westport student among those taking in the MPP experience this week at Queens’ Park

A pair of high-school students from Leeds-Grenville are experiencing a few days in the life of an MPP this week.

Richard Deeves of Westport, a student at St. Mary Catholic High School, and Max Kinlin of Edwardsburgh Cardinal Township, a student at Thousand Islands Secondary School, arrived at Queen’s Park ...

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CDSBEO Highlights from the meeting held February 20, 2018

February 22, 2018 by
CDSBEO Highlights from the meeting held February 20, 2018

The following are the Highlights from the CDSBEO Board Meeting held February 20th. 

Iona Academy Catholic School Places Second in Province-wide Video Contest (School Profile)

The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association announced the finalists for the Stewards of Creation video contest at the OCSTA Annual Catholic Trustees Seminar on January ...

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Sens head to the Windy City for a date with the ‘Hawks

February 21, 2018 by
Sens head to the Windy City for a date with the ‘Hawks

The Ottawa Senators head to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks tonight on Lake 88!

Our coverage begins at 7:30 with the pre-game, then Dean and Gord have the puck drop at 8:00.

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Canopy continues growth in Smiths Falls: changes at 1 Hershey Dr. see facade altered

February 21, 2018 by
Canopy continues growth in Smiths Falls: changes at 1 Hershey Dr. see facade altered

Extensive renovations at the Smiths Falls headquarters of Canopy Growth continue with the falling of former Smiths Falls landmark this morning.

The facade of the former Hershey Chocolate Shop entrance was taken down today as the revitalization of the facility continues after Hershey abandoned the town more than a dozen years ...

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REPEAT – Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority watershed conditions statement – Water Safety – February 20, 2018

February 21, 2018 by
REPEAT – Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority watershed conditions statement – Water Safety – February 20, 2018

With above seasonal daytime temperatures and several millimetres of rain forecasted over the next few days, the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA)  is advising residents to use extreme caution if venturing onto rivers and lakes as ice conditions may be unstable. Please note that MVCA does not monitor ice conditions.

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Duncan J. Schoular Public School in Smiths Falls reached out to parents after “hold and secure,” “shelter in place,” codes issued during police investigation

February 21, 2018 by
Duncan J. Schoular Public School in Smiths Falls reached out to parents after “hold and secure,” “shelter in place,” codes issued during police investigation

Officials at Duncan J Schoular public school in Smiths Falls reached out to parents to further explain the school and school board’s actions during yesterday’s police investigation at the school.

In a message to parents the school said “there was an anonymous social media threat received by our school,” and that they “immediately ...

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Perth-native Coreau recalled to Detroit Red Wings, named AHL player of the week

February 20, 2018 by
Perth-native Coreau recalled to Detroit Red Wings, named AHL player of the week

It's has been an exciting couple of days for Perth native Jared Coreau, a goaltender in the Detroit Red Wings system.

Yesterday the Red Wings traded veteran goalie Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers for two picks, leaving a vacancy in Detroit.

This morning, the team announced that they have recalled ...

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Beckwith St. redevelopment plan to be presented to Smiths Falls Council – final decision could be made by month’s end

February 20, 2018 by
Beckwith St. redevelopment plan to be presented to Smiths Falls Council – final decision could be made by month’s end

Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow says Council will be receiving the final presentation, and recommendations, for the Beckwith Street redevelopment at Tuesday afternoon's Committee of the Whole meeting.

The mayor says that Council will debate the options and the committee of whole could move forward with a recommendation to council. ...

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