Lanark County Paramedics partner with Trillium Gift of Life

The Lanark County Paramedic Service (LCPS) and the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) have partnered to help save and enhance more lives. After several years of collaborative work, delayed by the pandemic, the tissue referral program launched in Lanark County in October. LCPS has now joined the ranks of many other paramedic services in […]

CFUW Perth and District supports summer literacy programming in Lanark County

Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Perth and District is providing $3,000 to support delivery of literacy programs for children in the summer of 2023. Early literacy provides a strong foundation for success in school and beyond, and we are pleased to support the creative programming offered by our in local libraries. Over the past […]

The 2022 RCL Automotive Build a Mountain of Food embarks on its 16th year

The 16th annual RCL Automotive Build a Mountain of Food campaign’s Title Sponsor, RCL Automotive, has once again joined forces this holiday season with media partners, Metroland Media, Lake 88 Radio, Your TV, and Hinton Auto Group, to fill the shelves of local area food banks across 11 communities beginning next month. On October 18th […]

Lanark County celebrates child care sector workers

October 18th is the 22nd annual Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, and Lanark County is celebrating! “This year we recognize our amazing early learning and child care educators who have gone above and beyond to offer families support and peace of mind in our communities over the last number of years,” […]

Municipal Elections. Boring? Waste of Time? Think Again!

We can all be excused for not looking forward to elections with their noise, excessive and often negative advertising, and seemingly endless debates about things we have little concern for. But on October 24th we will collectively elect groups that have more effect on our day-to-day lives than any other level of government: municipal councils. […]

Findings of the fire investigation report for the Portland Fire Station

The Township of Rideau Lakes was provided with the Final Fire Investigation report by the Office of the Fire Marshal on July 6, 2022 in response to a reportable large loss fire at the Portland Fire Hall at 20 Colborne Street on December 21, 2021. Fire Investigation Services were enlisted to investigate the origin, cause […]

SuperWalk 2022 welcomes supporters and walkers to register/walk/donate

On Saturday, September 10, 2022, the Parkinson Canada SuperWalk, a post Labour Day September tradition in the area since the first successful walk in 2017, is returning to its roots. For the past two years, only smaller gatherings were possible, but this year, organizers are excited that the walk can return to its original format. […]

New community partnership in Portland

The Township of Rideau Lakes and Country Roads Community Health Centre are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Portland Food Bank and the Community Clothing Co-operative. This newly created partnership will provide a new space for the Portland Food Bank and the Community Clothing Co-operative in the same building as the Country Roads […]

Provincial election candidates for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston

Conservative | Green | Liberal | NDP Yes it’s election time again. On Thursday, June 2 Ontarians will go to the polls to choose their next MPPs. Hometown News has contacted the major party candidates (PC, Liberals, NDP, Greens) to get their take on the issues of importance facing Lanark Frontenac Kingston residents. We’re happy […]

After two years of Covid cancellations Maple Weekend is back April 2 and 3

The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association is excited to announce that after two years of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the province will once again be showcasing a new crop of maple syrup during the annual Maple Weekend, April 2 to 3, 2022. This year’s event will be a welcome opportunity to get out […]