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Suspicious fire takes down silo in Ashton Station

June 19, 2018 by
Suspicious fire takes down silo in Ashton Station

No one was hurt in a fire Monday at an abandoned agricultural facility in Ashton Station that sent enough smoke into the air that it could be seen from Carleton Place.

Firefighters were called to the area just before 6 o’clock yesterday morning.

The Ocean Wave Fire Company and Beckwith Fire ...

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Police warn of stopping suddenly on roadways for animals and debris after father and son hurt in collision

June 19, 2018 by
Police warn of stopping suddenly on roadways for animals and debris after father and son hurt in collision

The OPP in Frontenac is warning about making sudden stops for animals after a father and son were injured in a single vehicle collision – sparked by someone stopping for a family of ducks.

It happened Monday morning on Highway 401 eastbound in Kingston.

A white vehicle came to a ...

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Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers Press Release

June 18, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers Press Release

Submitted by Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers

Mischief to parked vehicle

Sometime between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday June 7, 2018 an unknown suspect(s) caused damage to a parked vehicle on John Street, Smiths Falls. The vehicle had its rear window smashed out as a result.  Let’s put a ...

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Smiths Falls Police Report

June 18, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Police Report

The following was submitted by the Smiths Falls Police Service

Female arrested for outstanding warrant

On Friday June 8th, 2018 at approximately 8:44 a.m., police were called to attend a residence on Main Street West for a report of an unwanted person. Police attended and investigation revealed that a 22 ...

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Retired Senator Runciman won’t seek nomination in LGTIRL now that Colin Brown is running

June 15, 2018 by
Retired Senator Runciman won’t seek nomination in LGTIRL now that Colin Brown is running

Retired Senator and former MPP Bob Runciman won’t be running to fill the void left by the sudden passing of MP Gord Brown in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes.

The Review-Mirror reports that he made the decision after Brown’s nephew Colin Brown announced he would seek the nomination in the ...

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SIU invokes mandate after incident in Almonte sees local woman injured

June 13, 2018 by
SIU invokes mandate after incident in Almonte sees local woman injured

The Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a serious injury sustained by a 64-year-old woman in Almonte.

Yesterday morning, at about 10:15, two Lanark County OPP officers went to a home to conduct an investigation.

The SIU says they were on the porch when two dogs came out ...

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Well-ness check: Health Unit reminds residents to test well water

June 12, 2018 by
Well-ness check: Health Unit reminds residents to test well water

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit can help you ensure that the well water you and your family are drinking is safe.

The health unit says spring is a good time to have your well water tested for bacteria.

Run off from heavy rain may affect the safety ...

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Colin Brown, nephew of late MP Gord Brown, to seek Federal PC nomination in LGTIRL

June 12, 2018 by
Colin Brown, nephew of late MP Gord Brown, to seek Federal PC nomination in LGTIRL

Colin Brown, the nephew of late MP Gord Brown, announced his intention to seek the Conservative Party Nomination in the Riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes.

Brown says he will work to represent his community as the Conservative Party Candidate in the upcoming by-election.

In a release he said, ...

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Smiths Falls Recreational Hall of Fame Committee announces inductees

June 9, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Recreational Hall of Fame Committee announces inductees

The Smiths Falls Recreational Hall of Fame Committee has announced the list of this year’s inductees.

Smiths Falls-native William Michael Hayes Mike learned to skate on the backyard rink built by his Dad. He started his SFMHA days with the Peanut Division and he capped it off by winning the ...

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