3rd annual Radiothon to support local land trust

The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust (MMLT) is a volunteer-based charity committed to ensuring that wild landscapes are protected for us, our children, and grandchildren. MMLT stewards over 3,200 ac. in the region—some lands it owns, other lands on which it has a Conservation Agreement with the landowner. Over the past few years, people have turned […]

Docs on Ice returning to Lanark County in 2023

Dr Bob Van Noppen and Dr Paul Miller from Docs On Ice met with council during the Committee of the Whole meeting in Smiths Falls on Monday evening. Docs on Ice is a fundraiser / hockey tournament held by groups of physicians in a rotation of Ontario communities. The epic event was held in Lanark […]

Zoo’s News meet author Natasha Peterson

Self-published children’s book author Natasha Peterson, is excited to present her newest book, Zoo’s News. Like her previous stories, Zoo’s News has a lesson that can be learned by the animal characters, which can be transferred to the lives of the children reading these stories.  Zoo’s News introduces the harm that rumours can cause between […]

Carleton Place council report June 21

First look at McNeely Landing  At the Carleton Place council committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday June 21, councillors got a first detailed looked at plans for a new 431 residential unit subdivision on the east side of Hwy 15, just south of Hwy 7. Uniform Urban Development and town staff started the long […]

SuperWalk 2022 welcomes supporters and walkers to register/walk/donate

On Saturday, September 10, 2022, the Parkinson Canada SuperWalk, a post Labour Day September tradition in the area since the first successful walk in 2017, is returning to its roots. For the past two years, only smaller gatherings were possible, but this year, organizers are excited that the walk can return to its original format. […]

CP council approves extra clean-up funds, review of storm clean up approved and first view of Findlay Foundry development

Carleton Place council approves extra clean-up funds   At the Tuesday, June 7th meeting of Carleton Place council, the final approval was given for an extra $60K for clean up after the May 21st storm. The funds will come from any surplus posted at the end of this year or from an administrative reserve. Review of storm clean […]

Carleton Place heritage property improvement grants launched, Councilor calls for storm response review

Carleton Place heritage property improvement grants launched  At Tuesday, May 31st’s session of Carleton Place town council, councilors put their final stamp of approval on the town’s first-ever heritage property improvement grant program. Under this initiative, property owners can apply for a grant to cover 50% of permitted works up to a maximum of $5000. […]

Carleton Place Catch the Ace brings in big dollars for the local hospital and Legion

$294,610.53 has been raised for local charities, thanks to the Carleton Place Catch the Ace progressive raffles. Supporting both the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CDPMH) Foundation and the Captain A. Roy Brown Branch 192 Royal Canadian Legion (Legion), each of these charities will use these funds to give back to local residents. The […]

Hydro One crews replace over 40 poles and rebuild main power line that energizes Carleton Place

Saturday’s storm left a trail of destruction across southern, central and eastern Ontario, with additional damage still being discovered by the hour by Hydro One crews. Carleton Place was one of the many regions hit by extensive damage to electricity infrastructure, resulting in over 40 downed and damaged poles. Crew members on the ground who […]

Plant sale & BBQ to raise funds for South Lanark Community Garden & Lanark Highlands Youth Centre

The holiday weekend in May is closely associated with gardening and the South Lanark Community Garden wants to let the community know that there will be plenty of vegetable seedlings, annual flowers and perennial flowers available and its first annual plant sale. The Lanark Highlands Youth Centre will be joining the volunteers from the garden […]