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Since January 2017 Smiths Falls Police Service have received numerous complaints regarding the operation of an Auto shop located at 50 Lorne Street in the Town of Smiths Falls.  As a result of one complaint, John MIRON 50 years of Smiths Falls was arrested and charged with multiple criminal offences.  Mr. MIRON was operating his […]


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Two people have been displaced after an early morning kitchen fire in Ottawa’s west end. Crews were called to 38 Argue Drive in Nepean around 3:20 this morning, when they arrived smoke was coming from the front of the home. The blaze was under control around 3:30 –  no injuries were reported. — Ottawa is […]


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The Pittsburgh Penguins are headed back to the Stanley Cup final. Chris Kunitz scored in double overtime last night to lift Pittsburgh over the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in Game 7 of the Conference final. Pittsburgh will face the Nashville Predators for the Stanley Cup starting on Monday. Ottawa was the last of five Canadian-based teams […]


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May 26 Cloudy 12 degrees Winds E 5 km/h                                  Today: Periods of drizzle ending this morning then mainly cloudy with scattered showers. Wind NE 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate.   Tonight: Mainly cloudy. Fog developing. Low 10.   Sat: A mix of sun and cloud. […]


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Procter and Gamble has announced the planned closure of its plant in Brockville, putting 480 people out of work.   Employees were informed of the decision yesterday — the closure expected to be complete by 2020 — with the production of Bounce and Swiffer products manufactured in Brockville will be done at a new facility […]


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Game 7 tonight for the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference final.   They are in Pittsburgh to face the Pens at 8:00pm – the winner goes on to meet Nashville in the Stanley Cup final   —   The Windsor Spitfires beat the Erie Otters 4-2 to advance to the Memorial Cup final.  The […]


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May 25 Cloudy 15 degrees Winds E 3 km/h                                  Today: Mainly cloudy with periods of rain beginning near noon. Wind becoming E 30-50 km/h late this morning. High 19. UV index 6 or high.   Tonight: Periods of rain. Wind E 30-50 km/h. Low 12.   Fri: Mainly cloudy with showers. Wind NE […]


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Male arrested for uttering threats On Saturday May 20, 2017 at approximately 5:12 p.m. police attended a business on Beckwith Street North for a report of threats being made. Investigation revealed that a 30 year old Smiths Falls man had entered the business and threatened a female employee. The male suspect was later arrested and […]


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As investigators hunt for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain’s prime minister warned another attack could be “imminent,” thousands of people packed the streets of Manchester yesterday in a defiant vigil for victims of Monday night’s explosion at Manchester arena following an Ariana Grande concert.   22 people were killed and 59 wounded.   Britain […]


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Ottawa can still make the Stanley Cup final. Mike Hoffman put away the eventual winner early in the third period to help the Senators to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. .  Bobby Ryan also scored a rare power-play goal for Ottawa and Craig Anderson stopped 45 shots. Game 7 is Thursday night in […]


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May 24 Mainly clear 11 degrees Winds S 2 km/h                                  Today: A mix of sun and cloud with isolated showers this afternoon. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 14.   Thurs: Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning in the morning. Wind becoming E 30-50 km/h […]


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Police have raised the death toll in last night’s apparent suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England to 22, including several children, and 59 others were sent to hospitals. Greater Manchester Police say investigators believe one person carried out the attack, which happened just after the American singer’s concert ended and people […]


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The Nashville Predators are going where they’ve never gone before — the Stanley Cup final. Colton Sissons scored three goals, including the tiebreaker with six minutes left in the third period, as Nashville doubled the Anaheim Ducks 6-3 last night to win the Western Conference championship in six games. — The Ottawa Senators are on […]


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May 23 Mainly clear 9 degrees Winds SW 8 km/h                                  Today: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind SW 20 km/h. High 21. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight  Partly cloudy. Low 10.   Wed: A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. Humidex 26.   Thurs: Cloudy with light rain. […]


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An update on a missing teen we told you about earlier this week.   Smiths Falls police report that 14-year old Maria Arreola has been located  safely.   ===============   Ottawa police say a family doctor in the city is facing charges following allegations of sexual assaults involving three female patients.   Fifty-six-year-old Walid Al […]


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The Anaheim Ducks beat the Predators 3-2 in Nashville. The Ducks win snapped the Predators’ 10-game home playoff winning streak tied the NHL western conference final at 2-2.   —   The Pittsburgh Penguins in Ottawa tonight – game time 8 p.m. –    Senators lead series 2-1   —   Marcus Stroman pitched five-and-two-thirds scoreless innings and hit […]


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May 19 Cloudy 14 degrees Winds NW 18-34 km/h                                M.S.B.C. plant                       Today: Partly cloudy this morning. Clearing near noon. Wind N 20-40 km/h. High 17. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Clear. Low 5.   Sat: Sunny. High 18.   Sun: Cloudy with showers. Low 9. High 18.   Mon: […]


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Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at age 52.   Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery said in a statement to the Associated Press.   Bumbery called the death “sudden and unexpected” and said his wife […]


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Game 3 goes to the Senators as they beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 for a 2-1 led in the best-of-seven eastern conference final. The teams get the day off before Ottawa hosts game 4 tomorrow night.   —   Anaheim is at Nashville tonight – game time 8 p.m.   —   The Blue Jays continue to […]


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May 18 Mainly clear 20 degrees Winds SW 15 km/h                                  Today: A mix of sun and cloud with some showers or thunderstorms late this afternoon. Wind becoming SW 30-60 km/h this afternoon. High 27. Humidex 32. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Mainly cloudy with isolated showers. Low 10.   Fri: […]


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Smiths Falls police are searching for a teenage girl who may be headed to Ottawa. 14-year-old Maria Arreola is new to the Smiths Falls area but has ties to Ottawa. Police are concerned for her well-being. Arreola is about 5-foot-7, 115 pounds. She has olive complexion, a thin build, brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone […]


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The Nashville Predators are two wins away from the Stanley Cup final. Roman Josi scored a power-play goal late in the third as the Predators edged the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 last night in Game 3 of the Western Conference final. Nashville grabbed a 2-1 series advantage with the win and improved to 6-and-0 at home […]


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May 17 Mainly clear 12 degrees Winds SE 5 km/h                                  Today: Mainly sunny. Wind becoming SW 30-50 km/h this afternoon. High 28. Humidex 33. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind SW 20 km/h. Low 19.   Thurs: Mainly cloudy with a chance of showers or thunderstorms late in […]


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An aggressive motorcycle rider, who pointed a gun and his middle finger at other drivers on Highway 7 near Carleton Place last spring has now been sentenced to three and a half years in jail. 26-year-old James Cole pleaded guilty to ten charges. In addition to the jail time, he also has a two year […]


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The skate of Senators goalie Craig Anderson caught an edge on the ice, allowing Phil Kessel to score as the Pittsburgh Penguins topped Ottawa 1-0 in Game 2 of the N-H-L Eastern Conference final. Game 3 is in Ottawa on Wednesday with the series tied 1-1. — N-H-L playoff action continues this evening as the […]