Lifestyle

3rd annual Ladies Night at Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm

Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm and Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush are excited to present the 3rd Annual Ladies Night, an old-fashioned evening of Christmas hospitality and warmth. Oh, and some shopping opportunities too! Join us on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm, 951 8th Concession […]

Let’s talk about education

Learning is in session all over Leeds, Grenville and Lanark.  Education, in early childhood, elementary, secondary and post-secondary, is part of your overall health and well-being.  Education and literacy is a determinant of health and a valuable investment for all communities.  Why is education and public health connected? Health Units partner with local school boards […]

Council to apply for funding to reconstruct Thurber Street Child Development Centre

Smiths Falls residents are struggling to find available day care spots.  Council is eligible to apply for $100,000 in funding for the reconstruction of the Thurber Street location.  “This is sort of a no-brainer,” Councillor Wendy Alford said. “We have the opportunity to have the county put additional money for the changes we need at […]

Carleton Junction creates new community hub

On Friday Sept 20, Carleton Place council, town staff, and volunteers of the 200th Anniversary Committee invited everyone to help celebrate the official launch of Carleton Junction. Situated on the land once occupied by a major regional railway hub next to the historic Wool Growers building, the park contains a replica of a period train station […]

Dramatic stories bring quilt history to life

An unexpectedly large number of women — plus one baby and one or more men — turned out Monday night to watch and listen to the stories about treasured old family quilts at the Kemptville Quilts’ Guild bed turning. Twenty-four quilts of all sizes and vibrant colour mixtures took centre-place at the Pentecostal Church on […]

Sole Sisters Annual Walk and Run for cancer research set to raise funds for SF&PDH Chemotherapy Unit and Cancer Society

The Sole Sisters 7th Annual Walk and Run for Cancer Research is pleased to announce that registration is open for this year’s event taking place at Lower Reach Park in Smiths Falls on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019.  Once again half of the proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to the Great War Memorial […]