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  1. Doors Open once again in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... events are: Stratford and Whitchurch-Stouffville, June 6; Northumberland, Ottawa and Owen Sound, June 6 and 7; Smiths Falls, June 7; Clarington and Frontenac, June 13; Fergus-Elora, Gravenhurst, Kingston and Orillia, June 20. Things ease off in the ...

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  2. Injured hockey player Neil Doef finally arrives home for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Canada.com

    ... into the family's new house on Monday, an opportunity made possible by support from the tight-knit community of Smiths Falls. Fundraisers have raised more than $200,000 through everything from golf tournaments to birthday money, according to the ...

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  3. SIU probing death of man, 63, in PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... ovincial police detachment in Perth, Ont., where he was put in a cell. The SIU says he was taken to hospital in Smiths Falls, Ont., on Wednesday morning after complaining of shortness of breath.

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  4. Canadian dad fighting to gain citizenship for son born in Peru: 'I...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Canada.com

    ... exclusive Spring Garden Collections. Mateo Compton, 5, stands with his father Paul Compton at their home in Smiths Falls, Ont. on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Mateo, born in Peru, was denied Canadian citizenship following changes in the Citizenship Act ...

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  5. Mateo Compton, Paul Compton,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Canada.com

    ... discretionary reason, a spokesman said. Mateo Compton, 5, stands with his father Paul Compton at their home in Smiths Falls, Ont. on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Mateo, born in Peru, was denied Canadian citizenship following changes in the Citizenship ...

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  6. Citizenship rule changes ensnare Ontario familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | CBC News

    Mateo Compton, 5, sits with his father Paul, brother Stephanoe, 8, and mother Paola Moscoso Castillo de Compton at their home in Smiths Falls, Ont. Mateo, born in Peru, was denied Canadian citizenship following changes in the Citizenship Act in 2009; his brother, born before the changes were enacted, received his citizenship at birth.

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  7. SIU called again after police pursuit ends in collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Canada.com

    The province's Special Investigations Unit is again examining an Eastern Ontario collision that came after an attempted police traffic stop - the second such collision in less than a week. Ontario Provincial Police said two people were taken to hospital Wednesday night after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 15 at Poonamalie Road, just south of Smiths Falls.

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  8. Freezing rain to hit Ottawa and Gatineau Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | CBC News

    Freezing rain on Thursday morning could make the early commute treacherous in Ottawa and across north and eastern Ontario and west Quebec. Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for a large stretch of north and eastern Ontario, beginning from Kapuskasing down to Blind River and moving east into west Quebec down to Ottawa and Smiths Falls. 1 comment

  9. Fund to help injured junior hockey player tops $200,000 and climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Canada.com

    Neil Doef, 17, of the Smiths Falls Bears suffered a serious spinal cord injury in an on-ice collision during a tournament in Saskatchewan in December. A campaign to help a young Smiths Falls hockey player who was badly injured at a tournament in Saskatchewan in December has raised more than $200,000, according to a Facebook group set up for supporters to spread awareness.

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  10. The fire keeps burning for Ottawa singer-songwriter Amanda RheaumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Canada.com

    ... now, Rheaume is toiling away on new songs, some of which will be unveiled at Saturday's full-band concert in Smiths Falls. While Keep a Fire was a chance to explore her heritage, the new tunes find her looking inward. Several were written after the ...

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  11. How Tweed markets a product it's not allowed to advertiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Canadian Business Magazine

    ... offering. However, the company still had to fill out documentation, raise capital to purchase its plant in Smiths Falls, Ont., build its facilities, and ensure that the site met all rules and regulations especially for security and quality control. ...

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  12. Plans for Hendersons' June 15 pro-am almost finalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Examiner.com

    The scheduling nuts and bolts of what's going to happen on June 15 when Brittany and Brooke Henderson host their inaugural pro-am at the Smiths Falls Golf and Country Club are coming together. The full title of the event is the "Magenta Mortgage Pro-Am presented by Mike Fair Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Ltd. in support of the Team Henderson 110% Club".

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  13. Ontario to launch review of solitary confinement policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Toronto Star

    ... report, which the province commissioned as a result of a human rights settlement in 2013 with Christina Jahn, a Smiths Falls woman who spent seven months in solitary confinement at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre. Ontario operates a psychiatric ...

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  14. Ottawa Target closures coming April 1Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Ottawa Business Journal

    With its first wave of 16 store closures - including the County Fair Mall in Smiths Falls - complete, Target Canada has announced another 30 locations will close by April 1.

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  15. Smiths Falls police crack down on distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Canada.com

    A March Break blitz on distracted driving in Smiths Falls yielded 27 charges, 24 of them for drivers using their smartphones or handheld devices while behind the wheel. Officers in the town conducted the crackdown over a few hours each day of Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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  16. Henderson sisters return to Smiths Falls April 2 for media conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Examiner.com

    Brooke and Brittany Henderson will be in their hometown of Smiths Falls on April 2 to attend a media conference detailing the sisters' inaugural Charity Pro-Am at the Smiths Falls Golf and Country Club. The information session is scheduled to run from 11 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Organizers say an open house for fans will follow immediately after the announcements are made.

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  17. Scenes from a mall: Closure of Target, Staples doubles pain in Smiths FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Ottawa Citizen

    For almost seven years, she's done alterations and repairs at Perfect Fit, one of several remaining businesses inside the County Fair Mall in Smiths Falls. Two of its anchor tenants, Staples and Target, were slated to close over the weekend, putting dozens out of work in a town too accustomed to job loss and uncertainty.

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  18. Smiths Falls Target store one of 13 stores closing SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | CFRA

    The Target store in Smiths Falls is the first in the region to close, after Target Canada announced earlier this year it was ending its Canadian operations. Target Corp., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, announced in January that it would shutter its 133 stores in Canada after determining it would take years to turn a profit.

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  19. Smiths Falls Target closes Sunday, ending 100 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | CBC News

    The Smiths Falls Target store will close on Sunday, ending 100 jobs, after the retail giant announced it will discontinue all operations in Canada . It's a double blow for the eastern Ontario town, as a Staples store in the same mall is set to close on Saturday.

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  20. Brockville woman searches for wedding dress after dry cleaner's mixup 11 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    ... owner and her own size 10, two-piece shimmery gown that she picked off the rack nearly 12 years ago from a Smiths Falls shop. His wife recalled picking it up from the company and seeing dozens of other boxes on the shelf. With the cleaner's ticket ...

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