NEWS – AUGUST 23, 2018

August 23, 2018 at 4:46 pm  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

Police report that an 81-year-old Outaouais woman – has died  – following a single vehicle accident on Tuesday near Shawville. According to the report, Police say that at approximately 3:15pm on Tuesday, a car driven by the woman on a secondary road north of Shawville – somehow left the road  – and crashed into a ditch.  Police say that after a preliminary investigation – reports indicate that the victim may have had a medical condition prior to the crash. The woman, who lived east of Campbell’s Bay, was pronounced dead in hospital. Her identity has yet to released.

OPP in Lanark County are seeking assistance from the public to identify the person or persons responsible for a break, enter and theft at a construction site off of Cavanagh Road in Carleton Place. Reports indicated that sometime between 4 p.m. on Aug. 8th  and 6:45 a.m. on Aug. 13th –  an unknown person or persons entered a trailer and stole a number of tools. Crime stoppers Lanark County says if you have information on this or any other crime to please call anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 that’s 1-800-222 tips.

And The OPP are asking people to practice some safety rules when walking at dawn, dusk, or after dark.  whether your are walking by yourself or with your canine companion the best way to be seen by drivers is to wear reflective gear of some sort so you are visible at night.  Police also say that  a lightweight flashlight is a good investment and try to stay off your mobile device –  as they are a big source of distraction – police say to pay attention to the roads – not your phone….and finally , not only should you be visible to traffic, so should your pet!   Fortunately, there are many products available for improving your pet’s visibility during night time dog walking, including leash lights, blinking collars, and brightly coloured harnesses.  For more information on how to keep yourself and those around you safe while enjoy and evening or early morning stroll…. you can visit

The County of Renfrew, along with the Province of Ontario, are pleased to announce that a new round of funding is being made available for low and moderate-income households across Ontario – through the Investment in Affordable Housing for Ontario 2014 Extension Program.

The Program provides up to 10 per cent assistance to low and moderate-income households to help with the purchase of a home in renfrew county – And is recognized as equity by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation for mortgage loan insurance purposes.  To qualify you must meet certain criteria such as – currently be renting in Renfrew County, be at least 18 years of age, have a combined household income below the eligible gross income limit of 80,300 and have access to mortgage financing.  lastly, The purchase price for the home cannot exceed $216,752. Now there is a formal application process and you can get your package online at or by emailing  You may also pick an application package up at one of the Renfrew County Housing Corporation Offices as well.

In sports…

In greater Ottawa Fastball action last night….The Quyon Flyers beat the Kars Aces 4 to 2 – In their first game of their double header – Matt Greer got the win while Brad Porter took the loss. In the second game they tied it at 9 each with Brad Porter and Ian King throwing for the Aces while Trevor Lahey and Matt Greer threw for the Flyers. Homers were hit by Pender and Kristian Knapp for the Aces, and Dennis McCleary and Curtis Daley for the Flyers.

In the nights other games it was the Kemptville Black Sox 8 and I4C Victory with 2 – The Kemptville Black Sox affiliate team continued their strong play – Will Lowe had the win for the Sox while Matt McNish took the loss. Dan Thompson hit a home run for Kemptville. And in the final game I4C Victory pulled out a 7 -3 win over the Micksburg Twins.  McNish earned the win in this one while Matt McIntyre was tagged with the loss for the Twins.

And that’s a look at news and sports. I’ll take a look at the market numbers and your weather next



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