Let’s talk about our physical environment

Submitted Our physical environment is comprised of the buildings, transportation (roads, public/private transit, bike lanes and sidewalks), energy systems (hydro, heat/cool & water), open space (parks and recreation) and farm lands that make up and support our communities. Our physical environment is a social determinant of health and plays an important role in our health and […]

Lanark County reminds residents jumping is prohibited from trail bridges

Submitted Lanark County is reminding residents that jumping from trail bridges within the County of Lanark is unsafe and strictly prohibited. The County was advised by the Ontario Provincial Police that they are receiving reports of young people jumping into the Mississippi River from the fenced off and posted “No Trespassing” bridges located along the […]

OPP conducting investigation into a missing Rideau Lakes man

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation into a missing Rideau Lakes man. On June 6, 2018 at about 4:50 PM Rideau Lakes OPP officers responded to Delta in response to a missing person. Daniel Slack, 68 years old of Delta was last seen on his acreage property […]

Rideau Lakes Township has first mayoralty candidate

Submitted First term Councillor Arie Hoogenboom has announced his intention to run for Mayor of Rideau Lakes Township. Elected in the ward of South Elmsley in 2014, Hoogenboom has extensive background in local government having spent over 30 years as a senior municipal manager prior to taking early retirement. Married with 4 adult children and […]

Tribute to our legend Stompin’ Tom Connors

Submitted Reserved seating, a cash bar and a great show?! It’s all happening June 16th @ 7 PM as part of the On The Roll Smiths Falls series! Don’t miss the Stompin’ Tom Connors Canadian Tribute Tour, performed by none other than his son, Stompin’ Taw! This show promises to be a STOMPIN’ good time… […]

Woman pronounced deceased on May 15 after driving off a boat launch

Submitted Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continued an investigation after a woman was rescued after driving off of a boat launch. On May 11, 2018 at about 11:55 P.M O.P.P officers were advised that a female had just driven off a boat launch in Rideau Lakes Township.  OPP […]

Woman rescued after driving off boat launch in Rideau Lakes Township

Submitted Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation after a woman was rescued after driving off of a boat launch. On May 11, 2018 at about 11:55 P.M O.P.P officers were advised that a female had just driven off a boat launch in Rideau Lakes Township. […]

Realistic joint training exercise in Rideau Lakes Township

Submitted This week, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be leading a realistic joint training exercise in Rideau Lakes Township. From May 8 to 10, 2018, the OPP will be conducting a multi-jurisdiction operational exercise involving various tactical units, materials, resources and locations for training purposes. In general, this exercise brings together first response […]

Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush season extended open daily until April 22

Submitted by Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush Mother Nature is in the Maple Corner this spring! This long lingering cold crisp weather is perfect for maple sap flow. Shirley, Scott & Team Awesome are excited to welcome you to our pancake house and gift shoppe for an extra week of maple season. Scott’s expectation […]

The Health Unit encourages safe and healthy food donation choices

Submitted by Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Household food insecurity means not having enough money to buy healthy food. The solutions to food insecurity include things like enough income, affordable housing, daycare and transportation, opportunities for safe and steady work and opportunities for an education. Until more people have enough income to buy enough […]