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Smiths Falls & District Chamber of Commerce AGM

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

October 30, 2014

Nick Ritchie and Andrew Howard Degrees Brewery

October 30, 2014

Ken Nguyen and his Son

October 30, 2014

Dave and Jean Sherman

October 30, 2014

Dan and Wanita Andress

The Smiths Falls & District Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and General Meeting was held last night. It marked the 125th anniversary of the Chamber of Commerce in town. Guest Speakers were Allan O’Dette, the President of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and Bruce Linton from Tweed Inc.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

To help families have a safe trick-or-treating experience in Ottawa and the Valley, here are some tips from the Rogers Pumpkin Patrol:
Ensure costumes are fitted:

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Gananoque Casino Staying Put

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In a ballot question as part of Monday’s municipal vote in Kingston, 67 per cent voted against having a casino in the city. Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark welcomed the liberal government’s commitment not relocate the Thousand Islands Casino.

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Election Results for Upper Canada District School Board

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 The 2014 municipal election for the Upper Canada District School Board saw four incumbents retain their seats, two newcomers elected, and a third acclaimed.

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Brooke Henderson Nominated for Ontario Athlete of the Year

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Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls is in the running for the 2014 Ontario Athlete of the Year.  You can vote for Brooke online at www.oshof.ca to help ensure she receives the Syl Apps Award. Voting is open until Dec. 5, 2014.

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Books of Remembrance in honour of Cpl. Cirillo in Smiths Falls

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The public is invited to sign Books of Remembrance in honour of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at Smiths Falls Town Hall now until Friday afternoon.  Cpl. Cirillo gunned down last week in Ottawa while guarding the National War Memorial.

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Arrest Made in Chesterville Fire

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S D & G OPP have charged a man in connection with an ongoing fire investigation. this past July 7, at approximately 3:15am, officers responded to a report of a fire at a “Chip Truck”  on King Street in  Chesterville,

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OPP Arrest Man Wanted in Tay Valley Township

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Provincial police have arrested a wanted man from Tay Valley Township. Aaron James Gilpen, 24, was wanted on 20 charges,

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Vars Fire Destroys Barn

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A large fire on a vegetable farm, in the city’s rural southeast, destroyed a barn and sent a massive tower of heavy black smoke into the sky Monday afternoon.

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Unofficial Election Results

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Shawn Pankow, will take over from out going Mayor Dennis Staples in Smiths Falls. Staples served on council for 29 years, three terms as councillor and the last six terms as mayor.  Returning to council will be Lorraine Allen, Dawn Quinn, Jay Brennan, Chris Cummings. They’ll be joined by new comers John Maloney, and Joe Gallipeau. Voter turnout in Smiths Falls was 53% down from 60.6% in 2010.

There were a number of other changes in the Ottawa Valley:

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Smiths Falls Weather

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