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Lanark County Media Release - Lanark County Harvest Festival: August 10, 2022

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 08:01 AM

Celebrate Food at Lanark County’s Harvest Festival

Want to get fresh with a local farmer? The annual Lanark County Harvest Festival will give everyone a chance to do just that!

This outdoor event, slated for Sunday, September 11 at Beckwith Park (1319, 9th Line, Beckwith), will celebrate the county’s bounty of the harvest featuring local producers, food seminars, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, local musicians, historical displays and more. This year, we feature our partnering Township...

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Lanark County Media Release - Parking Restricted in Lanark Village: July 11, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 12:24 PM

On-street parking in Lanark Village restricted due to construction

Road resurfacing work is scheduled to begin on County Road 511 starting in the Village of Lanark on Wednesday, July 13. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area where work is taking place.

Lanark County Public Works advises that roadside parking will be restricted within the village from Wednesday, July 13 to Friday, July 15, and vehicle access to driveways may be temporarily unavailable.

“Please ensure vehicles are removed...

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Lanark County Media Release 2 - June 22, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:51 AM

Here are the highlights from the second Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, June 22.

Fees Waived for Commercial Identification Signs: Council passed a motion to waive the annual maintenance fees for commercial identification signs in 2022.

At the public works committee meeting earlier in the evening, Public Works Manager Sean Derouin explained this recognizes difficulties businesses have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic and is a way for the county to support businesses and the...

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Lanark County Media Release - June 22, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:47 AM

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, June 22.

First Phase of New Child Care System Underway: Council accepted information related to the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care System (CWELCC) implementation and application package, as well as policies for the applications, funding guidelines, fee subsidies and workforce compensation. The county is responsible for local implementation of the new system that subsidizes child care costs. Phase 1 is taking...

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Lanark County Media Release - OVRT Trail Resurfacing: June 15, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 11:11 AM

Sections of OVRT to be closed for resurfacing next week

Sections of the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail (OVRT) will be closed intermittently between June 20 and 24 to allow for resurfacing work.

Public Works Manager Sean Derouin explained Lanark County has retained Arnott Brothers Construction to add new stone dust to the trail surface south of Carleton Place, from the 8th Line Beckwith to the 10th Line Beckwith, and south of Almonte, from Smart Street to County Road 29 South.

“This is part of ongoing...

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