First annual Perth Yard Sale Bonanza

This is a double-whammy opportunity to demonstrate our support for Perth’s exceptional youth, and to sell your awesome goodies too. On May 18 why not join your neighbours in this community-wide yard sale! Folks will be coming from far and wide to buy your items, and we hope you will include Perth’s very own YAK Youth […]

Perth Inside Out: Sergeant Major’s missing trousers

The Sergeant Major knew he was in a pickle when he went to dress for the Queen’s inspection of his troops, and the trousers were missing from his full-dress uniform. You see, he had been very forceful addressing the men beforehand, about making sure they brought all uniform and kit to the event. “You must […]

UPDATE #1 Gas leak – Road closures Perth

Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators continue to investigate a serious two vehicle collision that caused a gas leak in the center of Perth. At about 14:42 OPP, Perth fire Service and Lanark County Ambulance Service responded to the incident at the […]

Gas leak – Road closures Perth

Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) together with members of the Perth Fire service are dealing with a gas leak incident in the center of Perth. At about 14:42 police were called to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Gore Street and Herriott Street. A vehicle struck […]

Cookies made for Docs on Ice tournament coming to Lanark County

If you think you’ve been smelling the comforting warmth of vanilla and cocoa, cinnamon and ginger across Lanark County lately, chances are you have. Thirty six hundred – yes, that’s right, three thousand and six hundred – cookies have been pulled hot and fresh from local ovens, ready to welcome one thousand doctors to the […]

Ontario investing in small and rural municipalities

Investments to improve service delivery and efficiency will support communities, respect taxpayer dollars Municipalities in Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston will receive a total of more than $7.7 million to improve local service delivery and efficiency as part of a one-time investment announced by Steve Clark, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “Taxpayers need their local governments to […]

Breakfast television Toronto meets local fiddler Jessica Wedden

The studio door opens, the lights lower, the nervousness in your chest rises and falls, and then you exhale, smiling. This is exactly what fiddler Jessica Wedden experienced last Friday morning on March 15th, at the City TV studio in Toronto. Wedden is a former St. John’s High School student and professional 16 year old […]

Celebrate the sweetest time of the year at the 5th annual Maple Weekend in Lanark & District

It’s the sweetest time of the year, and the Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (LDMSPA) is inviting visitors to join them April 6 and 7 in celebrating the 5th annual Maple Weekend event and a new season of maple syrup production in the region. Since its introduction in 2015, Maple Weekend has become […]

An open letter to my constituents and the people of Ontario

It is the fundamental and over-arching first principle of all elected representatives to support their constituents to the best of their ability each and every day. If that is not the first thought of every single elected member each morning then they ought to reflect upon why they serve. I feel deeply for my supporters […]

Perth Inside Out: Army Signals Corps base was known to few Perthites

A Canadian Army facility in one of Perth’s neighbouring townships from 1962 until 1994 was known to few local residents, and even fewer have ever set eyes on it. There was little to see anyway, as most of it was underground. The Richardson bunker, and installations at Dunrobin and Almonte, were satellites of the well-known […]