Docs on Ice Tournament coming to Lanark County, seeking home rentals

Submitted In 2019, a group of local doctors will welcome nearly 1,000 physicians to the ice pads across Lanark County – and they need your help. Docs on Ice is an annual fundraising hockey tournament for physicians that first started in Peterborough in 1983 with just eight teams. Today, the event has since grown to […]

Celebration of Lights is back bigger and better than ever!

Submitted Together Smiths Falls is bringing back the Celebration of Lights to Victoria Park for its fifth season after one year hiatus. “It was disappointing to have to cancel last years event due to the construction in the basin but we look forward to bringing the event back and making it one to remember,” said […]

Kemptville 73’s delivered a crushing 2-6 blow to the Bears Friday night

Chris Uhlig The Kemptville 73’s delivered a crushing 2-6 blow to the Bears Friday night at the Den in a game that’s more memorable for a serious player injury and the number of penalties, particularly unsportsmanlike behaviour, than actual hockey play. Kemptville opened hunting season on the Bears with a powerplay score by Jesse Dick […]

2nd Annual Ladies Night at Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm

Thursday, November 22, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Submitted Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm and Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush are excited to present the 2nd Annual Ladies Night, an old-fashioned evening of Christmas hospitality and warmth. Oh, and some shopping opportunities too! Join us on Thursday, November 22, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at Cedar […]

Beckwith renewal, Old Lock construction on track

Sally Smith Director of Public Works, Troy Dunlop, reports that Beckwith Street downtown renewal groups have been looking at street lighting, traffic signal design, traffic calming measures, raised intersections at Russell and Main (how to be constructed and details).  He adds everything is on track and ready for tendering the first week of February. The […]

Look for five new entrance signs to town

Sally Smith Jennifer Miller, Manager of Economic Development and Tourism, presented a recommendation to council to award an RFP to CGS Signs and Stripes Inc. for the removal of the existing signs in town, and the production and installation of five new entrance signs to replace the existing signs at entry points. This is the […]

Sivarulrasa Gallery to host United Way Lanark County Mix & Mingle fall social

Submitted United Way Lanark County is pleased to announce its partnership with Sivarulrasa Gallery in hosting United Way’s Mix & Mingle Fall Social. This networking event is being held on Wednesday November 21 st , in the Sivarulrasa Gallery, amongst the eye catching exhibits on display, from 6:00 p.m.to 8:30 p.m. at 34 Mill Street […]

Animal shelter launches building fundraiser this Christmas season

Stacey Roy There is no better present to give our feline friends than a warm place to rest their heads this Christmas morning. That is what a $50,000 building campaign launched on gofundme.com (under the name laws shelter rebuild) aims to achieve. The fundraiser was launched by Gerry Van Loon, president of the Lanark Animal […]

Carleton Place Canadians beat the Smiths Falls Bears in overtime

Chris Uhlig Carleton Place Canadians win against the Bears in overtime 2 to 1. The longstanding rivalry between the two Hwy 15 teams was fought out again under the score board of the Memorial Center Friday night. The game started after a Remembrance Day ceremony in honour of our veterans. The first period yielded no […]

Come to the Cenotaph on November 11

Sally Smith It started with a question — “Why are there three cenotaphs in Smiths Falls?” There’s a large memorial plaque at the Memorial Centre where the LAV III is now located, another small cenotaph behind the library at the cross streets of Beckwith and Elmsley, and the main cenotaph at Centennial Park — Beckwith […]