LEFT: Christmas stocking box. RIGHT: Sandy Schappert holding Christmas stockings. Photo submitted.

Carleton Place Regional Health Hub breaks ground to help community solve family doctor shortage

The Health Hub will create one destination for the community’s primary care needs and is already helping the region recruit family physicians to support 5,000 people without a primary care […]

Holiday Smile Cookies supporting Lanark County Food Bank

All four Tim Hortons in Almonte and Carleton Place are supporting the Lanark County Food Bank – The Hunger Stop with this year’s Holiday Smile Cookie campaign. The Lanark County […]

Extendicare celebrates grand opening of new long term care home in Carleton Place

The Ontario government, along with Axium-Extendicare, celebrated the opening of Stoneridge Manor, a modernized, new long-term care home that brought 128 new and upgraded beds to the Town of Carleton […]

Guarding your home and health: November’s call to action for radon awareness

November is Radon Action Month and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) is encouraging homeowners to test their homes for radon. Radon is the second leading cause […]

CPDMH Volunteer Program recruitment underway

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) is looking forward to welcoming volunteers once again – and two community volunteers have stepped up to lead the way.  As the new […]

Carleton Place Bridge lighting display open to public requests

Did you know that you can now request a special lighting display on the Central Bridge to mark important dates? Carleton Place Town Council has given its approval to a […]

Small papers make a big difference

We haven’t left. We’re still here. Others have gone…but Hometown News is still on the streets. For a week or two we thought there wouldn’t be any papers in Smiths […]

The 2023 Build a Mountain of Food Campaign

The Build a Mountain of Food Campaign is about to embark on its 17th year of collecting food and cash donations in support of local food banks through out the […]

Annual Lake 88 Radiothon for Local Healthcare Raises $122,475

The Annual Lake 88 Radiothon for local health care has raised $122,475 for local hospitals and community health care centres. And we can’t thank you enough.  Lake 88 Radiothon Founder Brian Perkin […]

Lanark County acknowledges World Homelessness Day

Lanark County Council has declared Oct. 10 as World Homelessness Day in Lanark County and affirms its commitment to move the bar on homelessness in the community. World Homelessness Day […]