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Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark Launches Petition for Fair Treatment of ATV Classes

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

MPP Steve Clark(Brockville) Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark has launched a petition supporting a Private Member’s Bill to update an outdated section of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and treat ATVs equally. Bill 58, introduced by Ontario PC MPP Norm Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka) amends Regulation 316/03 of the HTA to allow side-by-side, four-seat side-by-side and two-up all-terrain vehicles on Ontario roadways under the same conditions as other ATVs.

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Smiths Falls Police and Crime Stoppers

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Crime Stoppers and the Smiths Falls Police Service asking for your help in solving a couple of unusual thefts.  A furnace was stolen from a residence on Code Crescent, sometime overnight from January 13 to 14. The furnace is described as a Goodman 2 Stage. And Seventeen propane tanks were stolen from a gas station on Union Street,

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Man Charged After Vehicle Flees RIDE Check Point

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

 Around 10pm Wednesday January 22, Smiths Falls Police were conducting a RIDE program on Cornelia St and noticed a vehicle making an abrupt turn to avoid going through the check point. Officers caught up to the vehicle and the passenger was found to be in possession of a quantity of suspected marijuana.

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Fatal Fire Thursday Near Almonte-Ontario Fire Marshall Called In

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The Ontario Fire Marshall continues to investigate a fatal house fire near Almonte. The fire that killed one person broke out yesterday morning around 8:30 on Gibson Road off of the Wolf Grove Road between Hopetown and Almonte. The Lanark Highlands Fire Department responded to the residence.

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The Hub Pool in Smiths Falls Still in Danger of Closing

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Hub-PoolAt a Special Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting yesterday Smiths Falls Council agreed to a $7,500 onetime payment to The Hub, to help keep the Smiths Falls community pool open. It comes with strings, councillors want The Hub to obtain a 30-day extension from their landlord, the Gallipeau Centre, and approach other municipalities for funding.

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Police Looking for Man After Child Falls Out of Moving Van

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OTTAWA – Police are looking for a man in connection to an incident last week where a child fell out a moving vehicle in the east end. A vehicle had pulled out of a strip mall at 1220 St. Laurent Blvd. around 7:45 p.m. on January 15, when the rear driver door opened and a child fell out onto the street. The male driver then drove off. Police say a witness quickly tended to the child, before the male driver returned to the scene a few minutes later.

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Brockville Kijiji Warning

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Brockville Police warning people not to give out personal information when using Kijiji.  Earlier this week have received complaints from persons who have responded to Kijiji Ads and been asked while responding to provide private personal and financial information.

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Barrhaven School Bus Crash

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Two people were injured in a three-vehicle collision in Barrhaven yesterday. Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Greenbank and Barnsdale around 5 o’clock, where a school bus had collided with two vehicles, a small car and a minivan. There were no students on the school bus and the driver was not injured.

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MyQuit Smoking Program Up and Running

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Smokers in Eastern Ontario now have a new one-stop shop program that offers tailored quit-smoking options based on a smoker’s individual needs. The MyQuit.ca program, was designed by ex-smokers and local healthcare professionals and expertise of eight health partners across Eastern Ontario.

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Ocean Wave Fire Company Answers Carbon Monoxide Alarm Call

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Ocean Wave Fire Company in Carleton Place responded to an activated carbon monoxide alarm at single family dwelling on Munro Street, around 3:30 Wednesday morning. Firefighters found a reading of 144ppm inside the home. The Fire Chief credits the fact that the home owner had a working carbon monoxide alarm installed with avoiding a potential tragedy.

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