Le Boat vessels are lined up in the Victoria Basin in Smiths Falls. The Canadian market is expanding this year to the Trent-Severn Waterway with a homebase in Peterborough. Photo credit: Laurie Weir.

In a pickle: Smiths Falls Pickleball League looking to expand

LAURIE WEIR The Smiths Falls Pickleball League is in a bit of a … well … pickle.  They have expanded their numbers so much, they’re in need of more space. […]

‘We have no room’: Smiths Falls Seniors’ Activity Centre bursting at the seams

Group seeking help with storage, safety issues LAURIE WEIR It’s a good problem to have but when there is no space, and there are safety issues, the Seniors Activity Centre […]

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario receives grant to enhance accessibility

SUBMITTED On Saturday [May 11], local MPP John Jordan joined the staff and volunteers of the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario (RMEO) to celebrate their receipt of $46,900 Resilient Communities […]

Poof: Illusionists Ted and Marion Outerbridge disappear from Smiths Falls

LAURIE WEIR Ted and Marion Outerbridge, masters of illusion, have disappeared from Smiths Falls – when it comes to their show, that is.  Prepare to witness the spectacular escapades of […]

New Chambers Street apartment building in Smiths Falls opens to tenants

Geared-to-income options for Lanark County residents on wait-list LAURIE WEIR There are now nearly three dozen new homes in Smiths Falls as the Chamber Street apartment building officially opened on […]

Smiths Falls Bears fall short in bid for Bogart Cup Championship

CHRIS UHLIG It’s a wrap folks! The quest for the Bogart Cup came to an end Wednesday night at the Den with a 2:5 loss of the Bears against the […]

Spring maintenance bridge closures

Rideau Canal National Historic site SUBMITTED In the coming weeks, Parks Canada will conduct routine spring maintenance at some of our bridge sites along the Rideau Canal National Historic Site […]

Impaired charge laid after a collision on Roger Stevens Drive

SUBMITTED A Toronto resident has been charged following a single vehicle collision on Roger Stevens Drive. Officers with the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Smiths […]

Montague Township has a new councillor in Trevor Johnson

Merrickville business owner appointed to the position April 23 LAURIE WEIR Trevor Johnson has been appointed Montague Township’s new councillor during a special meeting of council on April 23 at […]

Bogart Cup Finals: Bears and Grads in a seesaw battle!

CHRIS UHLIG Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” had nothing in comparison to the thriller that is the finals of the Bogart Cup this year. The battle between the Bears and the Grads […]