COVID-19 exposure at Almonte District High School

Parents/guardians, students and staff at Almonte District High School are receiving written notification today concerning two possible separate exposures to COVID-19. The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit has already been in contact with all individuals who have had high-risk exposure and those people have isolated. The health unit will continue to closely monitor the situation and are […]

Structure fire on Appleton Side Road

The Mississippi Mills Fire Department (MMFD) responded to a structure fire on Appleton Side Road at approximately 2:30 am Wednesday, October 21. Firefighters arrived at a fully involved barn fire that contained hay and equipment. There are no injuries and heavy equipment is being used to help extinguish the fire. MMFD was supported by fire […]

Welcome to County Council

For those of you not familiar with our upper tier municipal government, here’s a quick introduction. Lanark County council is made up of representatives of the communities within the county and Smiths Falls. Yes, Smiths Falls is a separated municipality and rather than forward a portion of property tax to the county, they pay for county services […]

Enriching life at Fairview Manor

Connections between our Residents and their families are a top priority and Fairview Manor’s Life Enrichment team has gone above and beyond to keep everyone connected. In fact, in the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the team worked with their colleagues to organize 849 family connections. The entire team, including Nursing, Personal Support […]

RVCA supports Lanark County Climate Action Plan through landowner tree planting program

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) supports Lanark County’s commitment to plant one million trees through its landowner tree planting program. The RVCA’s program has helped landowners in watershed municipalities plant trees for over 27 years with technical advice, site preparation and planting of native seedlings. The program also offers substantial subsidized costs. Climate and […]

Almonte General Hospital welcomes Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth

Almonte General Hospital welcomed Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth to the hospital campus on Spring Street. A Registered Psychotherapist will now be on-site one day a week, offering counselling and crisis support for children and youth up to the age of 18, and their families. In addition to pre-booked appointments, the Registered Physiotherapist will provide […]

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 […]

School buses are returning soon

Drivers reminded to exercise caution The Grenville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police reminds motorists that school buses are returning to area roads very soon. Motorists are reminded to exercise caution due to the expected increase in pedestrians, cyclists and school buses, and to give themselves extra commuting time. Students will no doubt be excited […]

Lanark OPP investigating serious assault

The Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges in connection with a serious assault, west of Pakenham, which sent one person to hospital. OPP officers and Lanark County Paramedics responded to a residence in Mississippi Mills Township, shortly after 7:00 a.m. on August 19, 2020. A 33-year old female was transported […]

LGL Community Partners successful Health Canada grant recipients

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, along with its community partners, are successful recipients of a 3 year Health Canada Substance Use and Addictions Program grant. This grant provides communities across Canada the opportunity to apply for funding in the following areas; Harm Reduction, Community-Led and Front-line Initiatives Increasing Access to Pharmaceutical – […]