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 […]

Snowsuit campaign gets off to warm start

Chris Must editorial@pdgmedia.ca In the midst of September’s mild temperatures, it’s easy to forget how harsh Ontario’s winters can get. But those cold months aren’t far away, and local efforts to help protect young children in need are about to get under way. Smiths Falls’ 2017 snowsuit campaign officially launched on Monday, Sept. 18 at […]

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 […]

Reader survey winner and results

Our reader survey winner of the $25 gift card is Jennifer Irwin of Carleton Place! Thank you to everyone who filled out our reader survey. We’ve already started delving into your answers and implementing your suggestions. Some common threads we’re seeing is that you want the following: Little known stories that nobody else is talking […]

Smiths Falls to launch snowsuit campaign Sept. 18

Chris Must In the midst of September’s mild temperatures, it’s easy to forget how harsh Ontario’s winters can get. But those cold months aren’t far away, and local efforts to help protect young children in need are about to get under way. Smiths Falls’ 2017 snowsuit campaign will be officially launched Monday, Sept. 18 at […]

New chiropractor says chiro is about more than just manipulations

Jane Hobson editorial@pdgmedia.ca “A big part of well being is to be able to function properly and do the activities you want to do,” says Dr. Jennifer Brazeau, who joined Restorative Health chiropractic clinic in Smiths Falls in January. “To me, having the option to move is at the base of general well-being.” Brazeau also […]

OPP searching for missing Carleton Place man

Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by the OPP Canine Unit and officers from the Emergency Response Team (ERT) are continuing to search for a missing man from the Town of Carleton Place. Detlef Dunn, 53, was last seen in the area of Julian Street in the Town […]

Merrickville Mid-Week Market finding success in its first season

Jane Hobson editorial@pdgmedia.ca Merrickville has a brand new attraction and it is as enchanting and lovable as the rest of the quaint town. Tucked between Zak and Finnegan at Home and The Christmas Shoppe on St. Lawrence Street, the Merrickville Mid-Week Market offers a spectacular selection of goodies from hand-crafted linen clothing and baked dog […]

Parks Canada opens area lock stations on Rideau Canal

Submitted editorial@pdgmedia.ca Parks Canada announces the re-opening of Jones Falls, Davis, Detached, Combined, Old Slys, Edmonds and Kilmarnock Locks. This is in addition to Brass Point Swing Bridge, Poonamalie, Beveridges, Ottawa, Narrows, and Newboro lock stations, which opened on June 26. The open stretch will permit boaters to navigate through from the top end of […]