PSFDH announces release of 2019/20 Annual Report – Motivated, engaged, inspired

The Board of Directors of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital (PSFDH) is pleased to share with you the 2019/20 Annual Report – Motivated, Engaged, Inspired (the Report.)   PSFDH had another successful year in advancing its vision of providing high-quality, patient- and family-centred care.  The hospital also reports that it achieved a balanced budget […]

Male and female arrested for uttering threats

On Friday November 13, 2020 at approximately 11:29 a.m., police responded to a threats call for service. Investigation revealed that a 34 year old male suspect and a 31 year old female suspect, both of Smiths Falls, had uttered threats to a female known to both. The female suspect was later located, placed under arrest […]

Male arrested for break and enter

On Thursday November 12, 2020 at approximately 12:55 a.m., police received a call to attend a residence on Abbott Street north for a report of a break and enter that had just occurred. Investigation revealed that a 36 year old, Anthony HENDERSON of Smiths Falls, used force to gain entry into the residence while the […]

Two males arrested for armed robbery and weapons offences

On Wednesday November 11, 2020 at approximately 7:48 p.m., police received a complaint of an armed robbery reported after the fact. Investigation revealed that two male suspects, Karol KROTKI (20 years old) and Braeden MELDRUM (20 years old), both of Smiths Falls, had met up with a male victim at a predetermined location and time. […]

Traffic stop nets impaired driver

On Sunday November 8, 2020 at approximately 6:41 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Elm Street east. Investigation revealed that the 59 year old driver, Henry VERHOEVEN, of North Gower was deemed to be impaired by a combination of alcohol and drugs by a Drug Recognition Expert Officer. As a result, VERHOEVEN was arrested […]

Smiths Falls parking bylaw to be revitalized

During Monday Night’s town council meeting, Kerry Costello, Director of Corporate Services presented four quick fixes to update the current parking bylaw in Smiths Falls. The council voted to amend schedule A to allow for angled parking along Beckwith from Daniel St to Russell St; establish two-hour parking along parallel spaces on Beckwith St; include […]

Smiths Falls to revisit terms of unusual boundary agreement with Township of Montague

In Monday night’s Special COW Meeting, Town CAO Malcolm Morris presented to Council his recommendation that the 2010 Boundary Agreement between the town of Smiths Falls and the Township of Montague be revisited, in order to renegotiate the Revenue Sharing portion of the Agreement.  In 2009, the OPP decided to build their regional headquarters at […]

Silent, sparse, Remembrance Day in Smiths Fall

The sound of two hands clapping is lonely on a dreary, grey November 11.  A single woman, dressed in red, stood on the embankment across from the Cenotaph in Smiths Falls shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday morning saluting seven members of the Colour Guard as they marched from the Cenotaph at the end of the […]

Martha Stewart releases delicious 15-Flavor CBD Wellness Gummy Holiday Sampler

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Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital faced with $2.6 million deficit due to Covid-19

The Smiths Falls Town Council received a delegation from the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital during Monday night’s Committee of the Whole meeting. PSFDH CEO Dr. Barry Guppy and Donna Howard, Chair of the board, presented an overview of the finances of the PSFDH. The PSFDH is currently running a $2.6 million deficit: this […]