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OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS
24/7 access to vital information that may help save lives ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada to better assist officers with their interactions with vulnerable persons. MedicAlert Connect Protect service gives police officers 24-hour access to a registered subscriber’s photo, identifying information, past wandering history, triggers, de-escalation techniques and other medical information through MedicAlert identification in... 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

No Grounds to Charge OPP Officers in Relation to Man’s Self-inflicted Death in Perth East

No Grounds to Charge OPP Officers in Relation to Man’s Self-inflicted Death in Perth East
Mississauga – Around 5 p.m. on April 14, 2018, several Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers attended an address in the Township of Perth East following a call reporting that the homeowner was armed and dangerous. Several hours later, and after numerous attempts made to negotiate with the man, the man shot himself in the head. He was pronounced dead at the... Read More

Classic Dinner Theatre Returns with New Lunchtime Sitting in Perth

Classic Dinner Theatre Returns with New Lunchtime Sitting in Perth
Perth – Following its completely sold-out inaugural year, the Classic Dinner Theatre returns to Perth this summer with an additional lunchtime sitting at Michael’s Table (110 Gore Street East). Featuring Laurel Smith’s new adaptation of the Shaw comedy classic Androcles and the Lion (a satire on life under the Roman Empire), the play, accompanied by a three-course home-cooked meal, will... Read More

Serious 2 Vehicle Collision Causes Gas Leak in Perth: Roads Closed

Serious 2 Vehicle Collision Causes Gas Leak in Perth: Roads Closed
TOWN OF PERTH – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators continue to investigate a serious two vehicle collision that caused a gas leak in the center of Perth. At about 14:42 OPP, Perth fire Service and Lanark County Ambulance Service responded to the incident at the intersection of... Read More

Classic Theatre Festival: The Strangest Dream: A Play on Body Image and Esteem

Classic Theatre Festival: The Strangest Dream: A Play on Body Image and Esteem
Perth – The annual Listen Up youth theatre troupe will once again tour Lanark County and Smiths Falls youth centres and schools in April with a new play about body image, The Strangest Dream. The fifth installment of the annual event – whose previous productions have focused on depression and anxiety, the effects of teen suicide on a community, youth homelessness, and... Read More

Lanark OPP Warn Residents of Red Cross Door-to-Door Scam

Lanark OPP Warn Residents of Red Cross Door-to-Door Scam
PERTH – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have received several calls regarding a door-to-door collection scam going on over the past few days in the Perth area. Residents are reporting a white male, with stocky build in his early 20’s is going door-to-door stating he is collecting donations for the Red Cross. The male is... Read More

Classic Theatre Festival Seeking Performers for Summer Youth Training Program

Classic Theatre Festival Seeking Performers for Summer Youth Training Program
Perth – The Classic Theatre Festival is accepting resumes from young people aged 15 to 29 to take part in this summer’s paid youth theatre training program. While experience is not required, the Festival is looking for people with a strong interest both in performing and in working behind the scenes. Successful applicants will be featured (and will also stage... Read More