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 […]

Lanark County publishes 2019 Festivals & Events Guide

Lanark County’s Tourism Department, in partnership with the municipalities of Beckwith, Carleton Place, Drummond /North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Mississippi Mills, Montague, Perth, Tay Valley and Smiths Falls, is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Lanark County Festivals & Events guide.  The compilation of the Festivals & Events guide is one that involves virtually every community […]

Westport Espresso Shots

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

OPP investigating death in Rideau Lakes Township

Submitted Members of the Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit and OPP Forensic Identification Unit are continuing an investigation into a death in Rideau Lakes Township. On the morning of December 13, 2018 members of the OPP Rideau Lakes Detachment responded to a death at a residence on Perth Road North in Rideau […]

Justin Trudeau to join Mary Jean McFall in Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Submitted Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, will join by-election  candidate Mary Jean McFall in Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. “Justin Trudeau and I are the only team that has a positive plan to strengthen the middle class, stand up for local jobs and agriculture industries, and […]

OPP recover the body of a missing man from Sand Lake

Submitted On Monday, November 26, 2018 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) recovered the body of a missing man from Sand Lake, near Westport. Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment began searching for Scott MCPHERSON, aged 33, November 24, 2018 when he was reported missing while snowmobiling in […]

Docs on Ice Tournament coming to Lanark County, seeking home rentals

Submitted In 2019, a group of local doctors will welcome nearly 1,000 physicians to the ice pads across Lanark County – and they need your help. Docs on Ice is an annual fundraising hockey tournament for physicians that first started in Peterborough in 1983 with just eight teams. Today, the event has since grown to […]