Carleton Place growth: Is control possible?

Our current pandemic has inadvertently created a bump in local real estate demands, as those in the market for relocation have expanded their choices to include and sometimes focus on smaller towns and rural areas in search of a residence that’s safer from a public health standpoint. Carleton Place has seen a price tag jump of […]

Tips for keeping your workplace safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

Workplace outbreaks do happen even here in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark.  We have seen workplace outbreaks across multiple sectors including the food industry, manufacturing, the trades, automotive etc.  A COVID-19 outbreak in a workplace can potentially close your business or reduce productivity due to the lack of available workers.   Ontario has now identified new variants […]

Lanark County Interval House offers grand prize of $100,000

Lanark County Interval House and Community Support is offering the chance to win $100,000 with their C.R.A.V.E electronic raffle! Due to COVID-19, LCIHCS had to cancel all in-person fundraising events and activities. Knowing the community looks forward to events like Violet Femmes and Feed the Fight each year, LCIHCS knew they had to come up […]

CP Catch the Ace is back & bigger with a minimum guaranteed jackpot of $10,000

CPDMH Foundation and Royal Canadian Legion, Capt. A. Roy Brown Branch 192 Take Partnership Online As the province braces for yet more restrictions due to the pandemic, the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) Foundation and the Royal Canadian Legion, Capt. A. Roy Brown Branch 192 (Legion) are taking their partnership to a new […]

Register your child for full-day Kindergarten with the UCDSB!

The Upper Canada District School Board is so excited to welcome your child to Kindergarten this September. And registration is now open! Not only will your child learn literacy and math –they’ll also gain independence as well as problem-solving and critical-thinking skills related to the world around them.  We know your child’s new learning adventure also […]

Carleton Place Councilor Theresa Fritz Passes

On Monday Jan 11, the Canadian flag atop Carleton Place’s town hall flew at half-mast in solemn acknowledgement of the sudden and unexpected passing of Councilor Theresa Fritz on Sunday Jan 10th.  In a statement posted on the town’s website on Sunday evening, Mayor Doug Black wrote, “It is with great sadness that we share […]

Our Emergency Department teams are here for you

Registered Nurse Nicki Watkins joined the Emergency Department team at Almonte General Hospital (AGH) team in April – right in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. She says she jumped right in. “From day one, excellent policies were in place to keep everyone safe,” she says. “This team is amazing.” Registered Nurse Mark Gormley has […]

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Region will be in shutdown as of Boxing Day

A provincewide shutdown will go into effect as of Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:01 am. The restrictions are in effect for all of Ontario from Saturday, December 26, 2020 to Saturday, January 9, 2021.  The restrictions will remain in effect from Saturday, January 9, 2021 to Saturday, January 23, 2021 for all 27 public […]

Town of Carleton Place receives funding under phase 2 of provincial safe restart program

The Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place learned today (Dec 16) that it will receive an additional $371,000 from the Province of Ontario under Phase 2 of the Safe Restart Program for 2020. The Town will also receive an additional $57,000 for 2021. The program provides the supports needed to respond to COVID-19 impacts […]

Local paramedic help Build a Mountain of Food

Every day, paramedics with the Lanark County Paramedic Services (LCPS) care for our community. Recently, they did so in a different way.  On December 12th and 13th throughout Lanark County, more than a dozen paramedics and their families held their annual “Fill an Ambulance with Food” drives in Almonte, Carleton Place, Smiths Falls, and Perth. And the […]