Community

Applications now being accepted for the Sip & Savour Trail

The Lanark County Tourism Association (LCTA) is pleased to announce that the first intake of applications for the Sip and Savour Trail saw more than 20 new businesses apply to be part of the trail. Applications will continue to be accepted on an ongoing basis until March 31; the trail is expected to be ready […]

OPP charge Leeds County man with child pornography offences

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, Digital Forensic Unit and the Leeds County Detachment have arrested and charged a Leeds County man after receiving information from law enforcement partners from Washington State in December 2018.   Investigators at the Snohomish County Sherriff’s Office contacted the OPP to report an unknown Canadian […]

Supporting women close to home

  Dr. Bahaa Awwad has a vision of care close to home for women in our local communities. As Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Almonte General Hospital (AGH), he wants to ensure a range of services that respond to their needs. Most recently, Dr. Awwad has added a new option with the arrival of […]

Make town a living laboratory

  Smiths Falls is in for a high-ole time in the next couple of years. Council members unanimously nodded to Nathaniel Morris’ cannabis pilot project presentation Monday at Committee of the Whole. Despite loud, prolonged honking from drive-bys, and yelling from about 40 protestors protesting angle versus parallel parking outside City Hall, Morris, Canopy Growth, […]

Protesters have their say about angle/parallel parking

Shortly after Committee of the Whole started Monday night at 4 p.m., noise from outside began to filter up to council chambers. Activists on the street were protesting the recent contentious decision by council to opt for parallel parking versus angle parking which has been one of Smiths Falls more visible characteristics over the past […]

OPP request public assistance to locate missing male

Submitted On November 30, 2018, members of the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a missing person who had not been seen since late July, early August 2018. Police are concerned for the well-being of Mr. Robert William LAMBERT, 75-years-old of Montague Township, Ontario who often requires assistance […]

First cannabis themed golf course rolls into Lombard Glen

Emilie Must Rolling Greens is Lombard Glen Golf & Country Club’s new name as of April 1st—but it’s no April Fool’s joke. Toronto-based business partners Gordon Weiske and Joe Lopes officially bought the golf course from Jean and Dave Sherman at the end of 2018. Rolling Greens’ new owners have big plans for the golf […]

Carleton Place Chamber of Commerce makes budget pitch

Brian Turner On Tuesday Jan 22 at a regular session of Carleton Place Council’s Committee of the Whole, Chamber of Commerce board chair, Jaimie Law provided a review of his organizations past year’s events and achievements.  He also touched on new initiatives and made a request for a 2% increase in the town’s funding over last […]

Annual Toy and Collectible Show and Sale returns February 2

Submitted Presented by Topps Environmental Solutions Calling all toy and collectible enthusiasts! The 13th Annual Toy and Collectible Show and Sale, hosted by United Way Lanark County, is happening once again at the Almonte Civitan Hall, 500 Almonte Street in Almonte, on Saturday, February 2nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Topps Environmental Solutions proudly sponsors […]

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 […]