Lifestyle

Lanark County Sip & Savour Trail enjoys sweet taste of success, sets plans for 2020

A new food and drink trail featuring Lanark County’s many diverse culinary offerings has enjoyed the sweet taste of success since its initial launch by the Lanark County Tourism Association (LCTA) last July. The Sip & Savour Trail is a one-stop-shop resource designed to help foodies explore the region’s diverse food and drink offerings, including […]

Local Youth Film Festival offers $1000 grand prize!

MyView Youth Film Festival is back for its 7th year!  Kemptville’s own McGahey Insurance and Grenville Mutual Insurance have again teamed up to provide the $1000 Grand Prize for 2020. This creative film-making contest is open to all youth ages 10-24 that live, work or play in Eastern Ontario (see www.myviewfilmfest.ca for list of eligible counties). Young people are encouraged to pick up […]

ETFO strike planned for tomorrow

This is a reminder that the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), which represents elementary teachers within our board will be holding a one-day strike tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 29.   This means there will be no classes or transportation for any of our Kindergarten to Grade 8 students tomorrow. This includes Grade 7 and Grade 8 students that attend a secondary school or […]

Novel Coronavirus is being closely monitored by public health

The first Canadian diagnosed with the Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was identified in Toronto on Saturday. Canadian and provincial health agencies are working closely with public health and hospitals to keep the risk of spread of the virus in Canada at a low level. Residents with a history of recent travel to Wuhan and related areas and […]

Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association hosts Information Day and AGM Jan. 25

Winter may still be in full swing, but the Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (LDMSPA) is already thinking about the upcoming maple syrup season. LDMSPA is hosting their yearly Information Day and Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church in Perth from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 […]

Perth hoping outdoor rink will draw visitors

Perth Mayor John Fenik is hoping for cold weather in the weeks ahead – the conditions needed to make sure a new outdoor rink is successful. The town will operate a “skateway” on the Little Tay Canal between Gore and Drummond Streets during the month of February on a trial basis. Fenik told councillors at […]