Rideau Lakes Township to apply for $60,000 accessible grant

Grant will go towards Ronald E. Holman Municipal Complex upgrades LAURIE WEIR Lighting and picnic tables are on the agenda for a park in Rideau Lakes Township.  There is an […]

Deeper dive into Rideau Lakes Township offices’ retrofit plan deferred to May 27

Would another location for a new building make more sense? LAURIE WEIR The state Township of Rideau Lakes’ municipal offices in Chantry was under the microscope by the senior management […]

Rideau Lakes launches new Community Profile and video

SUBMITTED The new Rideau Lakes Community Profile was adopted on  Tuesday, April 2 at the regular meeting of Council, and the accompanying video was  launched at the Rideau Lakes Business […]

Strategic plan to get overhaul in Rideau Lakes Township

Public input sought during implementation of new plan LAURIE WEIR The Township of Rideau Lakes will undergo an overhaul on its strategic plan, as staff will encourage public input.  Shellee […]

Thomas Cavanagh Construction is successful bidder for Rideau Lakes build in Portland

New hall and library bid comes in at just over $2.5M LAURIE WEIR The construction of the long-awaited Portland hall and library has been awarded to Thomas Cavanagh Construction for […]

New lending library in Rideau Lakes Township will allow users canoe Newboro Lake

LAURIE WEIR You can check out tons of books across Rideau Lakes Township, but how about a canoe? This pilot project will get paddlers onto Newboro Lake, and was approved […]

Potential savings of $175,000 in Rideau Lakes Township due to mild winter

LAURIE WEIR Lack of snow events this season have given Rideau Lakes Township about $175,000 in cost savings – at least for now. During a regular municipal services committee meeting […]

Hours of operation at RBC in Portland downsized to 3 days

Rideau Lakes council to send letter of request to reopen 5 days a week LAURIE WEIR Limited hours of operation at the RBC branch in Portland has caused some concern […]

One driver deceased after motorcycle collision

SUBMITTED The Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motorcycle collision where the operator was pronounced deceased on-scene. Members of the OPP were dispatched […]

Thirty-four businesses nominated for the Rideau Lakes Business Recognition Awards

SUBMITTED The Township of Rideau Lakes is pleased to announce that  34 local businesses have been nominated for the Business Recognition Awards.   This year, the Township is working with three […]