Community

The Table’s Magical Barn Party, Barns, Farms and Wicked Chefs offers delicious food for a good cause

Submitted It might be hard to think of combining a charity gala with a down-home style barn party but that’s exactly what The Table Community Food Centre does with its annual fundraiser – Barns, Farms and Wicked Chefs. The popular event will happen on August 18th in Perth and features delicious food prepared by an […]

Christa Lowry candidate for Mayor of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills announces release of platform

Submitted The announcement of Christa Lowry’s platform on her campaign website at www.ChristaLowry.ca is the latest demonstration of Christa’s promise to bring “The willingness to listen … the experience to lead” to the office of Mayor of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills.  Over the past eight weeks, Christa has connected with over 350 residents through informal conversations […]

Spectrum Cannabis introduces first of its kind Catalyst Peer Mentorship Program

Submitted Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED, NYSE: CGC) and its wholly owned subsidiary Spectrum Cannabis, together with Dr. Danial Schecter, Co-founder of the Cannabinoid Medical Clinic, today announced a new Catalyst Peer Mentorship Program (“Catalyst Program”) which will link physicians from across the country with colleagues who possess advanced knowledge […]

Children treated at the CHEO to benefit from net proceeds of all Blizzard treats

Submitted On Thursday, August 9, Dairy Queen fans in Carleton Place are encouraged to continue the 16-year tradition of making miracles happen by visiting their local Dairy Queen to celebrate Miracle Treat Day. Proceeds from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating Dairy Queen locations in Carleton Place, will be donated to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), one […]

Collision claims life of woman

Submitted Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation into a collision that claimed the life of a local woman. On August 7, 2018 at about 3:45 AM OPP officers from the Rideau Lakes Detachment responded to a collision on Highway 15, just north of Portland in Rideau Lakes Township. Investigation […]

July 28th is World Hepatitis Day

Submitted This day is dedicated to raising awareness about Hepatitis C, a viral infection that affects the liver. Many people don’t know they are infected with the hepatitis C virus that can cause liver damage and liver cancer over time.  The Hepatitis C virus is spread from infected blood that comes in contact with another […]

LCBO & United Way Lanark County’s Show Your Local Love campaign underway

Submitted The LCBO’s Summer Point of Sale Campaign in support of our 2018 United Way Lanark County Campaign is underway! From now until August 6th, LCBO Team Members in Carleton Place, Almonte, Perth, Smiths Falls and Lanark Highlands will be collecting donations at the cash to raise funds to help United Way assist those in […]

Message to residents of Lanark Highlands and surrounding area

Submitted by Brian Stewart, Mayor, Township of Lanark Highlands On Monday July 16th, the OPP began an investigation into “threats made to a staff member of the Township of Lanark Highlands”. This investigation according to the OPP’s press release is “open and on‐ going”. This is a devastating event for the municipality as it has […]

Open air burn ban continues due to fire hazard risk

Submitted The Smiths Falls Fire Department is continuing with a ban on open air burning, due to the continued dry conditions. The ban remains into effect and applies to all properties within Smiths Falls until further notice. No authorization to burn will be permitted during the burn ban. *This is about fire prevention. The forecast […]

Councillor Cummings not running for re-election

Sally Smith editorial@pdgmedia.ca In an emotional moment on Monday, Councillor Chris Cummings announced he would not be seeking re-election in October. “It’s time for me to step back,” he said, adding he’s been 12 years on council, made a number of friends and has a new understanding of municipal government and politics. He said he […]