Carleton Place to become new home to parrot training centre

Jane Hobson In October, Carleton Place will become home to the only charitable aviary and adoption centre in Canada. “We have a saying that the underdog of the pet world is the parrot, there aren’t the same kinds of support mechanisms for parrots as there are for cats and dog,” said Judy Tennant, the […]

Attempted murder charge in Almonte

Lanark County Interval House As the anniversary of the Wilno murders causes communities to pause and as the trial is set to begin in October, an attempt murder has occurred in Lanark County. In Almonte Ontario, home of the murder suicide of February 2016, yet another woman’s life was almost taken by violence. September 20th, […]

Lanark OPP charge Mississippi Mills man with attempted murder

Lanark County OPP MISSISSIPPI MILLS, ON On September 20, 2017 at approximately 12:39 a.m., officers with the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence in Mississippi Mills (Almonte).  The investigation found that an altercation had taken place at a residence and a female had been […]

Sewer and water increase on the way for Carleton Place

Harrison Field A 1.8 per cent increase is par for the course when it comes to water and sewage costs in Carleton Place. Phil Hogan, treasurer, introduced the sewer and water budget for the 28 and final time at the Sept.19 corporate services committee meeting. According to the presentation given by Hogan, the increase […]

Turbulent flight for Roy Brown statue in Carleton Place

Harrison Field Carleton Place’s Roy Brown Society has a big job ahead of them, raising the necessary funds for the Roy Brown statue, but that just became easier with funds from the town budget for murals being reallocated for part of the statue funding. The planned statue was a point of contention during the […]

Hole in one for Carleton Place Chamber of Commerce golf day

The Carleton Place and District Chamber of Commerce 10th Annual Golf Classic was hosted at the Canadian Golf and Country Club in Ashton on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Over 130 local business leaders and their associates took to the greens.

Community group aims to fire up a friendship oven in Carleton Place

Jane Hobson Imagine it’s a cool fall evening; chilly enough to need a sweater but warm enough to eat dinner outside. The smell of a freshly-baked pizza wafts through the air as a light breeze blows browned leaves to the ground at Market Square in Carleton Place. By about this time next fall, Carleton […]

Architects announced for new emergency department

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) has retained the services of Parkin Architects Limited to design the new Emergency Department. The firm was chosen following a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process. “Parkin has an excellent reputation and extensive experience in the health care field,” notes Mary Wilson […]

7th Annual Lanark & District Civitan Scarlet Fall Run set for Oct. 1

Submitted On Sunday, Oct. 1, the Lanark & District Civitan Club will host its 7th annual Scarlet Fall Run. Now that school is back in session, so are routines. It’s also the best time to set some fitness goals, and you can start out by putting the Scarlet Fall Run on your race calendar. Taking […]

Seniors programs a priority at Carleton Place library for fall

Jane Hobson While September marks the start of a new school year for many students and parents alike, it can seem like the start of the glum end-of-summer blues for many seniors. That’s why the Carleton Place Public Library is planning a series of seniors’ programs this fall. Finance seminars “I know that seniors’ […]