Anavah LA'ADRI'EL. Photo submitted.

Michele’s Doorway to Splendour offers stylish sanctum for ladies fashion

Michele’s Doorway to Splendour has taken a pivotal turn into becoming the place to shop for the latest in new ladies’ fashion. The fashion boutique offers a one-stop shop for women’s apparel and fashions to create confidence in everything from day-to-day life, special events, life milestones or memorable occasions.  Its revamped mission is to “only […]

Health unit to re-Open offices in Brockville & Smiths Falls to the public

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is announcing the re-opening of its Brockville and Smiths Falls offices starting Monday, October 18th 2021. The offices will be open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm and will be closed each day from 12-1, weekends and statutory holidays. For clients visiting an office, there will be signage […]

Menstrual product dispensers installed in all UCDSB schools

To continue with its ongoing efforts to bring equitable opportunities to each student, the Upper Canada District School Board has made menstrual products free and accessible in every school across the district and dispensers are now installed in all relevant washrooms.  Last spring, former UCDSB student trustee Tain Hughes brought forward a motion to the Board of Trustees, requesting the […]

Town receives results from public Active Transportation survey

Kim Hunton from consulting firm WSP reported back to the Committee of the Whole in Smiths Falls on Tuesday evening with results from this summer’s Public Active Transportation Survey. WSP heard back from 244 total respondents. 70% of those surveyed identify as a pedestrian; 37% feel very comfortable walking in town on existing roads and […]

LGLDHU reports high local vaccination rates

During Tuesday night’s Committee of the Whole meeting, Chief Chesebrough shared with council that the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) has achieved high levels of vaccination against Covid-19. As of October 5, 96.6% of the eligible population had received their first dose of the vaccine; 91.3% of the eligible population had received […]

Lanark County Food Bank’s Sandy Claus is already calling on her elves

It may be Fall but the Lanark County Food Bank Stocking Drive is already on. Because clients only access the Food Bank once a month, stockings start being handed out in the middle of November, so you can see why when we say Christmas is “just around the corner” we mean it. Our minds are […]

“Fall in love” with Lanark County trails this fall

Lanark County Warden Christa Lowry (Mississippi Mills Mayor) is encouraging everyone to “fall in love” with Lanark County Trails as the annual showcase of fall colours begins. “We have a wide range of trails throughout the county that offer something for a variety ability levels and interests,” Lowry says. “It is an excellent way to […]

Cavanagh Construction to be awarded Beckwith Phase 2 tender

Director of Public Works and Utilities Paul McMunn shared some good news with council during the Committee of the Whole meeting in Smiths Falls on Monday night. The Beckwith Street Phase 2 project was recently out for tender, and the town received an astonishing seven submissions. McMunn noted that Smiths Falls had received only one submission […]

Radiothon aims to fund healthcare equipment need

Thursday, October 14, 2021 ‘Supporting our frontline workers by giving them the tools they need’ Local healthcare officials, doctors, nurses, patients and volunteers will take to the airwaves of Lake 88.1 Radio on Thursday, October 14th for a live 12-hour fundraising ‘Radiothon’ in support of our local hospitals and community health centres.   The station is […]

REAL organizing shoreline cleanup day in Smiths Falls Oct. 2

The Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL) is looking for volunteers to help make a local impact on an alarming world-wide problem. Plastic garbage ending up in inland waterways then flowing out to sea is contributing to the spread of huge patches of plastic waste in the world’s oceans. According to information provided by organizers of […]