The Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) opened on Feb. 12, 1955 and the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary was formed on May 22, 1953. A 60th Anniversary celebration is planned for Saturday May 30 at the Beckwith Recreational Complex from 11am to 2pm.
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YAK Youth Services and Garbage Gopher are hosting another E-Waste Round up on today May 29th and Saturday May 30th to collect and recycle unwanted electronic waste such as MP3 players, cameras, telephones, TVs, VCR & DVD players and recorders, radios, computers and more.
A Kemptville animal sanctuary is asking you to help them take care of more animals.Big Sky Ranch is a no-kill sanctuary that takes in unwanted, abandoned and abused animals. The shelter has recently seen an increase in demand to take in animals, but have no more room.
The Ottawa Hospital says it will be cutting 87 positions. The job cuts are in addition to 35 announced in March, and together they are expected to save the hospital 26 million dollars as it tries to balance its 2015 to 2016 budget.
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry conservation officers conducted unannounced inspections in the Kemptville district, from May 20 to May 21. Officers were checking for compliance with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and regulations.
Twelve Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario schools from the Lanark area, took part in a regional Catholic Education Coalition event at St. John Catholic High School in Perth, last Friday, May 22. The event built on the highly successful Relay for Life event hosted by St. John CHS each year.
Yesterday May 28,the Smiths Falls Police Service along with the Smiths Falls Fire Department attended a structure fire in the north east part of town, where 2 sheds were severely damaged. The fire was quickly extinguished and there were no injuries as a result.
An Emergency Services Training Exercise was held between 9and 10 this morning at the Carleton Place High School on Lake Avenue West. The joint training exercise among the departments, saw police, fire and ambulance vehicles at the high school. The students were not at the school, as it is a professional development day.
BRAMPTON, Ont.- Loblaw Companies Ltd. has expanded its recall of Presidents Choice hummus over toxin concerns to cover more than a dozen varieties.The company says the recalled product may contain the toxin produced by staphylococcus bacteria, and it should not be eaten.
Lanark County Crime Stoppers and OPP looking for assistance from the public to identify person or persons responsible for a break and enter to a residence on Roger Stevens Drive, Montague Township.The break in occurred between the hours of 8:30 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. on the Tuesday, May 19th.