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Texting While Driving A Costly Lesson for Carleton Place School Bus Driver

Texting While Driving A Costly Lesson for Carleton Place School Bus Driver
Carleton Place – A school bus driver in Carleton Place sent a very expensive text earlier today.  OPP East shared the incident via Twitter this morning. Spotted texting behind the wheel earned the driver a distracted driving fine of $615.00, 3 points, and a 3-day license suspension. Thankfully no students were on board at the time.   Read More

Post Foods Canada and Tim Hortons® Partner to Launch Timbits® Flavoured Cereal to Take Your Favourite Treat From Box to Bowl

Post Foods Canada and Tim Hortons® Partner to Launch Timbits® Flavoured Cereal to Take Your Favourite Treat From Box to Bowl
TORONTO – Cereal lovers and Tim Hortons fans alike will have a new reason to celebrate breakfast in the new year with the launch of Post Timbits® Cereal. Post Foods Canada has created two new breakfast cereals inspired by the irresistible taste of some of Canada’s favourite Timbits® flavours. Starting in early 2020, Post Timbits® Chocolate Glazed Cereal and Post Timbits® Birthday Cake Cereal will be available in major... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!
Freezing rain ending this afternoon. The freezing rain will transition to ice pellets, snow or rain this afternoon. Ice accretion or build-up of 5 to 10 mm is possible and power outages are possible. Poor travel conditions can be expected today. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your... Read More

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!
Eastern Ontario – Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Sunday afternoon, overnight and into Monday for our entire region for a potential major winter storm! They say a major ice and snow storm is possible, with freezing rain expected to develop Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday... Read More

Lanark County Paramedics: Filling Our Ambulances With Food

Lanark County Paramedics: Filling Our Ambulances With Food
Lanark – Local paramedics from the Lanark County Paramedic Services (LCPS) usually pick up patients, but on December 14th and 15th, they picked up donations as well. The 5th annual “Fill an Ambulance with Food’ drive was held in Almonte, Carleton Place, Smiths Falls and Perth. It was another successful food drive across four communities, with 110 boxes of food... Read More

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday
Eastern Ontario – Teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) will participate in a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services this Wednesday, December 4th, if a new agreement is not reached before then. The UCDSB has said if this occurs, there will be no classes, planned activities, co-operative education placements or extracurriculars for students... Read More

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb
Carleton Place – It was a fitting honour for a special gentleman. On November 25th, Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) unveiled a plaque to recognize Gordon MacNabb and his tireless efforts on behalf of the Hospital. Gordon’s wife Lorna, as well as their six children and several grandchildren, were on hand for the celebration. Gordon has made numerous contributions... Read More

LANARK OPP RECOVERS STOLEN VEHICLE FROM TORONTO

LANARK OPP RECOVERS STOLEN VEHICLE FROM TORONTO
CARLETON PLACE – On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 as the result of a traffic complaint on Highway-15 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recovered a vehicle in Carleton Place which had been reported stolen from the City of Toronto. The occupants of the vehicle had fled on foot. A search was conducted with the assistance of... Read More

A NEW DIRECTION FOR THE CPDMH AUXILIARY

A NEW DIRECTION FOR THE CPDMH AUXILIARY
Carleton Place – The Carleton Place & District Memorial (CPDMH) Auxiliary was formed in 1953, two years before the hospital opened. Ninety women attended the first meeting and Mrs. Annie Johnston was elected as the first president. Sixty-six years later, the Auxiliary is still here. In fact, last year, they provided 27,836.6 hours of volunteer service and donated $65,000 for... Read More

Lanark County OPP Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics being held June 6th

Lanark County OPP Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics being held June 6th
Town of Perth and Town of Carleton Place – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will once again be running to support the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. There will be two fund raising “runs” in the county on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The first will be in the Town of Perth starting... Read More