Boulton House; Reinventing and reinvigorating an historic locale to create a new dining oasis

If you check out the Facebook page of Carleton Place’s newest dining establishment, Boulton House (35 Mill St), you can be excused for thinking it came from humble roots when you look at the historic photo of its exterior taken in the horse and buggy era.  This structure on the Mississippi River, just next door […]

Carleton Place Chamber of Commerce makes budget pitch

Brian Turner On Tuesday Jan 22 at a regular session of Carleton Place Council’s Committee of the Whole, Chamber of Commerce board chair, Jaimie Law provided a review of his organizations past year’s events and achievements.  He also touched on new initiatives and made a request for a 2% increase in the town’s funding over last […]

Learn more about maple syrup production at LDMSPA’s Information Day and AGM, January 26

Submitted Get the answers to your maple syrup production questions at the Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (LDMSPA) Information Day and Annual General Meeting (AGM) on January 26, 2019. This annual, all-day informational event is intended to provide resources and education for new and existing maple syrup producers in the region. “The annual […]

77 blood donors needed in Carleton Place on January 26th

Submitted Canadian Blood Services is asking Carleton Place and area blood donors to roll up their sleeves on January 26th to help ensure patients’ needs are met following a busy holiday season. Donations tend to decrease during the holidays as regular blood donors often have seasonal commitments, travel plans or a change in their routine. Since […]

Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush celebrates fifty flippin’ years & seeks staff alumni for reunion

Submitted Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush is very excited to be celebrating Fifty Flippin’ Years in the Pancake House! Our family has been in maple syrup production for more than 150 years. Fourth and fifth generations owners are busy at the helm and sixth generation grandchildren are making a contribution to production, customer service […]

Carleton Place budget process begins

Brian Turner On Tuesday, Jan 15, Carleton Place council convened a special meeting of their Committee of the Whole to introduce the 2019 municipal budget.  Town treasurer Trisa McConkey made a short presentation outlining a proposed 9.4% revenue increase almost equally split between two sources; growth from new development and a rate increase.  The town is planning […]

OPP helps residents at apartment fire

Submitted At 9:31am on Monday January 14, 2018 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for assistance by the Carleton Place Fire Service / Ocean Wave Fire Company. Officers and Fire Fighters evacuated residents from an apartment block on Sussex Street in the Town of Carleton […]

Registering for Kindergarten 101

Submitted The first day of school is a big milestone for children and their families, especially for parents who are sending a child to school for the first time. Even for experienced parents, knowing the steps to take to register for school or what to expect in Kindergarten may leave some asking questions. Here is […]

Get a grip!

Submitted The volunteer teams at Almonte General Hospital and Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital are partnering with Mills Community Support to help keep people safe and healthy during the winter months. The program also helps to reduce social isolation by helping seniors feel confident that they are safe to walk outside. Both hospital gift […]

OPP investigate two vehicles breaking through ice

Public asked to avoid Mississippi Lake Submitted Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by members of the Snow Vehicle, All Terrain Vehicle, Vessel Enforcement / Education (SAVE) continue to investigate two incidents on Mississippi Lake. At 3:45am on Sunday January 6, 2018 officers responded to a report of […]