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Smiths Falls Police Respond to Record News Article: “Social Media Fumble” by Laurie Weir

Smiths Falls Police Respond to Record News Article: “Social Media Fumble” by Laurie Weir
Smiths Falls – In response to the article in last week’s Smiths Falls Record News, “Social Media Fumble” by Laurie Weir, The Smiths Falls Police Service would like to assure the community that Public Safety comes before “Tweeting”. We take Public Safety very seriously and will not release any information until it has been properly investigated. Sending out premature or unconfirmed information can... Read More

Police Urge Ontarians to “Know Your Source”

Police Urge Ontarians to “Know Your Source”
Smiths Falls – The Smiths Falls Police Service is supporting the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) 2018 Crime Prevention campaign (#CrimePreventionONT). The goal of this year’s campaign is to encourage Ontarians to “Know Your Source” when making on-line or mail order purchases, purchasing products from private individuals, and being aware of growing sophisticated fraud and cybercrime-related crimes. The campaign also highlights the... Read More

The Table CFC and FoodcoreLGL to host second annual Good Food in Schools Forum

The Table CFC and FoodcoreLGL to host second annual Good Food in Schools Forum
Smiths Falls – There is a growing movement in schools across Canada, a movement that is looking more closely at the food kids eat at school and that is getting them more involved with growing, making and understanding healthy foods. It is widely acknowledged that school gardens, food literacy programs and programs that provide access to healthy food can make... Read More

Rideau Valley Conservation Spring Outlook

Rideau Valley Conservation Spring Outlook
Ottawa – The winter of 2017-18 has been one of wide variations and periods of record cold. First snow on the ground to start this winter was relatively early at the beginning of November but little more fell until after December 28 followed by the onset of the record cold temperatures including -30 degrees on January 1. After ten days... Read More

Highlights from February 28th UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from February 28th UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Click Here to View February 28th Board Meeting Agenda Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 to discuss several agenda items: Rockland Public School (RKPS) Presentation: Principal Mary-Lynn Wilcox and Vice-Principal Julie Symonds presented on the RKPS School Improvement Plan for Student Achievement. They discussed how the plan is helping to improve student... Read More

New Rideau Canal fleet arrives from Europe

New Rideau Canal fleet arrives from Europe
The arrival of Le Boat’s Canadian fleet was marked by a special unveiling ceremony with local elected and company officials and Parks Canada on February 6th at the company’s Smiths Falls boat yard. – Photo By Deanna Clark – United Counties of Leeds & Grenville Economic Development Officer SMITHS FALLS – The Le Boat Horizon fleet cruisers built for touring... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning For Smiths Falls-Lanark, Morrisburg-SD&G & Ottawa, Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this afternoon for Brockville-Leeds-Grenville & Kingston

Freezing Rain Warning For Smiths Falls-Lanark, Morrisburg-SD&G & Ottawa, Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this afternoon for Brockville-Leeds-Grenville & Kingston
Freezing rain Warning for Smiths Falls-Lanark, Morrisburg-SD&G & Ottawa Freezing rain is expected or occurring. Freezing rain is expected to move into Eastern Ontario near noon or into this afternoon as a warm front approaches from the southwest. The freezing precipitation will change over to rain by this evening as temperatures rise above the zero degree mark. Surfaces such as... Read More

Smiths Falls Police Arrest Subject after early morning robbery downtown

Smiths Falls Police Arrest Subject after early morning robbery downtown
Smiths Falls – During the early morning hours of 11 February 2018 Smiths Falls Police received multiple calls reporting a male armed with a uncapped syringe who had attempted to rob three businesses downtown and citizens located within and nearby. The male in an attempt to flee, threatened a citizen with the weapon to commandeer their vehicle. Officers immediately responded to the area and quickly... Read More

OPP Advocate Snowmobile Safety

OPP Advocate Snowmobile Safety
STORMONT,DUNDAS & GLENGARRY – The SD&G OPP, in partnership with the OFSC, encourages snowmobilers to educate themselves about staying safe throughout the snowmobiling season. Snowmobile safety is an important component of the OPP’s Provincial Traffic Safety Program. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) collaborates with the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) on providing safe, enjoyable snowmobiling on OFSC prescribed trails.... Read More