Lanark County OPP investigating sudden death

Death Determined To Be Murder The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has now confirmed the death of a Beckwith Township resident is a murder. On September 24, 2020, shortly before 10:30 a.m., Lanark County OPP responded to a 9-1-1 call from a residence in Scotch Corners, west of Carleton Place. Officers located the body of Gregory SLEWIDGE, […]

OPP seeking assistance identifying persons responsible for theft of a motor vehicle

Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking assistance from the public to help identify the person or persons responsible for the theft of a motor vehicle from an address on Ford Road in Beckwith Township. Sometime between 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22 and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23 an unknown person(s) stole […]

Lanark County OPP investigating sudden death

The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), under direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, is investigating a sudden death in Beckwith Township near Carleton Place. On September 24, 2020, shortly before 10:30 a.m., the OPP responded to a 9-1-1 call from a residence in Scotch Corners. Officers located a deceased male at […]

Positive case of COVID-19 confirmed at Chimo Elementary School

This morning administrators at Chimo Elementary School were contacted by the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit, informing them that a person at the school had tested positive for COVID-19.   Students and staff that had come in close contact with this person were isolated on arrival as a precautionary measure.   “We were able to quickly work with […]

Lanark OPP investigating damage to art sculpture in Almonte

The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking the public’s assistance regarding to damage done to a modern art sculpture at the Metcalfe Geoheritage Park in Almonte. The damage was believed to have occurred in the overnight hours between August 31 and September 2, 2020. The sculpture, titled “Shelter Tissage”, was […]

R.O.P.E. Squad requesting public’s assistance locating federal offender

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of Statutory Release.   Kenneth Peever is described as a indigenous male, 45 years of age, 5’11” (180 cm), 171 lbs (78 kgs) with brown hair […]

CDSBEO COVID-19 and school reopening, virtual summer learning program 2020

COVID-19 and School Reopening Director of Education, John Cameron, welcomed Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medial Officer of Health with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, and Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health with the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, to present information to the Board regarding school reopening with COVID-19 safety measures. Both Medical […]

Carleton Place council crosses the trail, garbage relief to stay around, Annual Appreciation Night cancelled

Carleton Place Council Crosses the Trail  At the Sept 8th session of the Carleton Place council committee of the whole, public works director, Guy Bourgon brought forward a detailed report on pedestrian/trail- users crossings at locations in town where the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail (OVRT) intersects with town streets and roads.  His presentation was a result of […]

Fatal motor vehicle accident in Smiths Falls

** Update ** Pedestrian Fatality – Arrest On Sunday, August 30, 2020, Smiths Falls Police responded to the report of a deceased male found on Rideau Avenue North in Smiths Falls. The male identified as Daniel Kilpatrick, 58, of Ottawa, was the apparent victim of a collision with a motor vehicle. Smiths Falls Police have […]

Highlights from the September 2 special Board of Trustees Meeting

Full details on presentations, reports and discussions can be found in the agenda or reviewed in the recorded broadcast. Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met virtually on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 for a Special Board of Trustees meeting. The meeting was broadcasted live and recorded using Microsoft Teams. Trustees discussed several agenda items.  Update on UCDSB School […]