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Rideau Lakes Township tries to tackle fishing tournament parking

LAURIE WEIR The Township of Rideau Lakes will leave anglers alone when it comes to licensing fees – but parking will be studied for future events.  Shellee Fournier, the township’s […]

UCDSB receives book donation to promote safe and inclusive schools

OPP and UCDSB partner to bring safe and inclusive schools and communities book packs to schools SUBMITTED The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has teamed up with the Lanark County Ontario Provincial […]

Rideau Canal opens for the 2024 navigation season

SUBMITTED Parks Canada is pleased to welcome all new and returning visitors to the 192nd navigation season on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada. Parks Canada offers 450,000 km2 of […]

Sharbot Lake Chiropractic & Wellness Centre hosts free information session

Learn about menopause and pelvic floor health from Naturopath Doctor, Dr. Doneisha Dodd and Physiotherapist Andrea Picket SUBMITTED Menopause is much more than hot flashes and night sweats.  For many, […]

Insp. Kerlous Tawdrous is new Lanark County OPP detachment commander

LAURIE WEIR Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police has a new commander.  Inspector/Detachment Commander Kerlous Tawdrous has taken over the reins from outgoing (retired) Insp. Karuna Padiachi. In April, Tawdrous made […]

OPP confirm body recovered from Mississippi River is that of missing Carleton Place man

Mathew McGrath had been missing since January LAURIE WEIR A fundraising campaign has reached nearly $8,000 (surpassing its $7,500 goal) to help the grieving family of Mathew (Matt) McGrath lay […]

Get ready to move: The Silver Chain Challenge returns this June

SUBMITTED Lace up your sneakers and pump up your bike tires: the annual Silver Chain Challenge is back this June 2024!  This exciting month-long event invites participants from Lanark County […]

Golf course gas thefts lead to arrests in Tay Valley Township

SUBMITTED The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged two people after a string of gas thefts from a golf course in Tay Valley Township. The […]

Stabbing in Carleton Place under investigation

SUBMITTED The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a serious assault in Carleton Place which left one person with a stab wound. Officers were called […]

Blakeney Bridge in Mississippi Mills sees $420,000 shortfall

Lanark County awards the bridge tender to Looby Builders LAURIE WEIR A $420,000 budget shortfall for the replacement of Blakeney Bridge in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills was attributed to […]