Carleton Place Council Report for Jan 10

Water and Sewer Budget The water and sewer budget for 2023 was on the table for discussion at Tuesday, Jan 10th’s meeting of Carleton Place council’s committee of the whole. The plans are for a 1.95% increase to water and sewer rates which will result in a total charge of $990.96 per year for a residential […]

This holiday season, open doors to connection for caregivers like Helia

After 12 years of caring for her husband with Parkinson’s disease, on top of her own health issues, Helia was exhausted and overwhelmed. The emotional weight of caring for her husband’s every need had been taking a toll for a long time.  As her husband’s condition got to the point of hospitalization, Helia arranged for […]

Carleton Place council report for Dec 6

Carleton Place council remembers Ecole Polytechnique victims  At the beginning of the first full council meeting for the newly elected group, a moment of silence was observed to solemnly remember the 14 victims murdered at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on Dec 6, 1989. Councilors Dena Comley, Linda Seccaspina and Sarah Cavanagh read out the names […]

Lanark County Paramedics partner with Trillium Gift of Life

The Lanark County Paramedic Service (LCPS) and the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) have partnered to help save and enhance more lives. After several years of collaborative work, delayed by the pandemic, the tissue referral program launched in Lanark County in October. LCPS has now joined the ranks of many other paramedic services in […]

Mark November 24th on your calendar; Time to decide how to reduce substance abuse among youth

One, among many, of the unique features of the Icelandic method of reducing problematic substance use (known globally as Planet Youth) is how communities started on their paths to healthier living; they first asked local stakeholders for their views. In Iceland, over 20 years ago, when that country was experiencing very high substance use rates […]

CFUW Perth and District supports summer literacy programming in Lanark County

Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Perth and District is providing $3,000 to support delivery of literacy programs for children in the summer of 2023. Early literacy provides a strong foundation for success in school and beyond, and we are pleased to support the creative programming offered by our in local libraries. Over the past […]

2022 Municipal & School Board elections results Carleton Place

Mayor: Edward (Toby) Randell Deputy Mayor: Andrew Tennant Councillor:Linda SeccaspinaJeff AtkinsonDena ComleySarah CavanaghMark Hinton Mayor Candidate Unofficial Vote Tally Status Andreas Foustanellas   191   Doug Black   1764   Edward (Toby) Randell   1962 Elected Deputy Mayor Candidate Unofficial Vote Tally Status Sean Redmond   1469   Andrew Tennant   2393 Elected Councillor Candidate Unofficial […]

“Team Vital” shows their LOVE for their hospital & community

Leading by example, staff, physicians, volunteers and board members from the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) and the CPDMH Foundation, have definitely shown their love for their hospital and their community. This group of amazing individuals, known as ‘Team Vital’, have not only poured their energy, hearts, sweat, and tears into their jobs […]

The 2022 RCL Automotive Build a Mountain of Food embarks on its 16th year

The 16th annual RCL Automotive Build a Mountain of Food campaign’s Title Sponsor, RCL Automotive, has once again joined forces this holiday season with media partners, Metroland Media, Lake 88 Radio, Your TV, and Hinton Auto Group, to fill the shelves of local area food banks across 11 communities beginning next month. On October 18th […]

Lanark County celebrates child care sector workers

October 18th is the 22nd annual Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, and Lanark County is celebrating! “This year we recognize our amazing early learning and child care educators who have gone above and beyond to offer families support and peace of mind in our communities over the last number of years,” […]