About Us

Hometown News is your community news and event portal for all things Smiths Falls, Carlton Place, Perth and surrounding areas in Lanark County.

The vision behind Discover Smiths Falls is to provide an avenue for local businesses to promote themselves and create an unparalleled link between the community and its businesses, because we all know that healthy communities depend on healthy economies.

How can we help your business?

  • Social media exposure
  • Brand recognition & association
  • Reach consumers 24/7
  • Guaranteed mass audience
  • Reach your target market
  • Measureable results

Why DSF?

Discover Smiths Falls is a multi-faceted website and caters to everyone in and around the community. While it provides information and events about the town itself, it also acts as an advertising platform for local businesses looking to increase their online presence.

We help to promote your business and drive traffic to your website and storefront, while ensuring your intended target audience is reached. We look forward to creating new partnerships with businesses that have as much passion for our town as we do. Our underlying goal is to strengthen the relationship between local businesses and the community.

We also promote Smiths Falls as a wonderful place to live, work and visit! One of our main objectives is to increase tourism which benefits not only the town itself, but local business owners and residents alike.


  • Various levels of directory listings
  • Banner and sidebar advertising
  • Interactive map listing
  • Business Directory
  • Coupons
  • Search engine optimization
  • Social Media links, posting