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Power Still Out to Some in Areas

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Hydro One crews continue working to restore power in the region after Monday’s Wind storm. Hydro One reports power is expected to be back on to about along the Big Rideau, in Newboro and Clear Lake by 3:30 this afternoon.

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Lock it or Lose It Warning

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

OPP want to remind the public to please lock your cars, even in your own driveway, after 6 reports came in of unlocked vehicles being entered and ransacked in the Westport area on Sunday.

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Driver on Hwy 417 Points Gun at Another Driver

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

A 63-year-old Russell Township man is facing firearms charges after an incident on the 417 last Tuesday. According to the OPP — a driver pointed a gun at another driver while driving on the highway eastbound near the 174.

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OPP in Region Using Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR)

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Something to think about. Tuesday morning O.P.P utilized a police cruiser equipped with the Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) system to stop a driver identified to have a suspended drivers licence while travelling on Victoria Street North in the Village of Tweed.

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MPP Steve Calls for U of G to Stop Turning Away Bookings at Kemptville Campus

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

 Release-Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark has called on the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to act immediately to stop the University of Guelph from undermining Kemptville College’s future by prohibiting community groups from booking events at the campus.

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Wind Storm Causes Power Outage

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Hydro One is still working on outages in Carleton Place, Sharbot Lake, White Lake, Mississippi Station, Casselman, power is expected to be back on by 4pm. Along 29 south of Smiths Falls Arnprior ,Almonte , the Calabogie area and along the Big Rideau between Portland and Rideau Ferry Road it could be 10 tonight. Perth area closer to 11pm.

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Additional $200m for Military Mental Health Programs

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

The federal government has announced $200 million over six years to support mental health needs of military members, veterans and their families. They also announced that an additional $16.7 million in ongoing funds will be available as well.

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RIDE Kick-off Today

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

The Ontario Provincial Police Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign kicks off today and runs until January 2. Police will be out in force during the 2014 holiday season. In the first nine months of this year, 5,685 impaired charges were laid by the OPP.

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Tweed Wins in Ottawa

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

Smiths Falls based Tweed Inc. took home an Exceptional New Business Award at the 21st annual Best Ottawa Business Awards, last week.  Bruce Linton, Co-Founder and Chairman of Tweed, told the crowd in Ottawa last Thursday

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Father Says Evidence from Hacker Shows Son Innocent in “Swatting” Case

Posted on by wayne.cavanagh

The father of a teen accused of making fake emergency calls says he has new evidence that could clear his son, thanks to a hacker who shut down multiple websites over the weekend. In May, a Barrhaven teen was arrested and accused of “swatting,” or making fake emergency calls, to police across North America.

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