Lifestyle

Preventing West Nile virus infections

Submitted The Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit would like to inform our citizens that we have continued with the mosquito surveillance program once again. This program started the last week of June will be carried through until the end of September. Should you see one of our traps in your neighbourhood, please do […]

Lanark North Leeds SuperWalk has brought help and hope for people with Parkinson’s disease

Submitted Saturday, September 8, 2018 is the date for the 2nd Annual Parkinson SuperWalk Lanark North Leeds which again will be held at Conlon Farm, 109 Smith Drive in Perth starting at 10 am. The event will be held rain or shine with music, food, demos and information about Parkinson’s. Patricia Boal, CTV Ottawa News […]

Perfect fishing days at Lower Reach Park

Submitted Ask anyone and they’ll tell you it was a perfect day. At least 100 came out to Lower Reach Park for the Cops, Kids and Canadian Tire fishing derby on Sunday. July 8 was the last free fishing day of free fishing week in Ontario and members of the Smiths Falls Police Force, the […]

Keep your pets safe this summer

Submitted The so-called carefree days of summer can mean danger for your pets. Take the following precautions to keep your pets happy, healthy and safe during the hot summer months. Heat stroke can kill NEVER leave a pet alone in a vehicle, even in the shade. Pets left in cars, or other unventilated areas, or […]

Long hours and two free lockage days mark the start of summer on the Rideau Canal

Submitted Parks Canada announces that the Rideau Canal’s summer hours will begin this coming Friday, June 22nd at all lock stations between Ottawa and Kingston. Lock staff will welcome boaters and land-based visitors from Monday to Thursday between 9 am and 6 pm and on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays between 9 am and 7 pm. 2018 is the perfect time to experience […]

The Perth Antiques Show

Submitted The popular Perth Antiques Show will be held on Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8 at the Civitan Club of Perth located at 6787 Lanark County Road 43, just at the eastern entrance to town. You can’t miss it right on the highway! You will see dealers from Quebec and Ontario set up, […]