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Police seeking public assistance in identifying suspects

On Monday September 9, 2019 at approximately 10 p.m., 3 male suspects attended a restaurant on Main Street East in the Town of Smiths Falls. Two of the suspects entered the store and administered a noxious substance towards two patrons inside. A third suspect waited outside the restaurant during this time. All suspects fled the […]

UCDSB draws attention to Mental Health Supports on World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) wants to highlight some of the steps students, staff and their families can take to take care of their mental health, and the resources available to them if they are in crisis. “One of the best things to do as a […]

Smiths Falls council to apply for funding for new electric vehicle charging station

Smiths Falls council discussed the possibility of adding charging stations for electric vehicles in town at a committee of the whole meeting on Monday, Sept. 9.  CAO Malcolm Morris recommends that council authorize staff to write a letter to the Ontario Power Generation to partner with the town as an incentive for federal government funding. […]

Bears loose to Ottawa 2-3 at home opener

The Bears welcomed back their fans to their home opener for the new season past Friday at the Den, facing the Ottawa Junior Senators. Black and yellow balloons decorated the foyer of the Memorial Center to welcome the crowd, which was greeted by a much rejuvenated team with many new faces added to the lineup. […]

Male arrested for break and enter

On Thursday August 22, 2019 at approximately 9:41 a.m., police located and arrested, 31 year old Kyle WALLACE of Smiths Falls, for committing numerous break and enters in the Town of Smiths Falls. As a result WALLACE stands charged with the following: three counts of break and enter, one count of trespass by night and […]

Construction on Beckwith street development to begin this fall with $2.1 million funding

Smiths Falls council received the connecting link funding of $2.1 million and plans to begin construction on the Beckwith Street redevelopment project this fall.  Councillor’s Peter McKenna, Wendy Alford, Lorraine Allen and Chris McGuire support the decision to go ahead with construction as soon as possible in order to remove some of the disturbance to […]

Search warrants executed in Joint Forces Investigation

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Smiths Falls Police Service (SFPS) have charged two people in connection with a series of break-ins in Smiths Falls, Ontario, as well as parts of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Counties. Members of the SFPS and members of the OPP East Region Criminal Operations, OPP Community Street Crime Unit, the […]

Canopy Growth receives key extraction licence

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED), (NYSE: CGC) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has received a licence from Health Canada for its KeyLeaf Life Sciences (“KeyLeaf”) facility in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Including the Smiths Falls site and the recently licensed BC Tweed extraction site, Canopy Growth now operates three significant extraction […]

Not gone, just moved down the road!

Paws A Bit is on the move….  Do not fear, Paws A Bit will be moving only about fifteen minutes down the road to the lovely town of Smiths Falls. They have teamed up with the lovely ladies at Bone Appetit! and will relocate within their gorgeous boutique at 1B Main St. East. Paws A […]

Smiths Falls provides update on economic development and growth

The Town of Smiths Falls has experienced tremendous growth in economic development in recent years, and continues to seek opportunities to foster a strong, diverse community that will attract investors and entrepreneurs. The Town has seen an 8.9% increase in job growth from 2012 to 2017, which exceeds provincial growth rates. In addition, more than […]