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Clarence-Rockland lost power over night
New Council sworn in - positive vibes abound

They meet for first time on Tuesday evening


Includes Clarence-Rockland:
Huge area of Eastern Ontario loses power

(December 4, 2014) More than 30,000 people in our area were without power over night, from around 2:00 a.m.

One resident said: "No coffee, no breakfast, no shave, no shower... just off to work!"

The outage spanned from the Ottawa River south to Russell Road, and from the Tenth Line area of Orleans, east to County Road 9 near Plantagenet.

The outage was caused by equipment failure. Power was restored before 7 a.m.

This was the second outage in as many weeks. High winds knocked the power out last Monday, November 24. More...

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Clarence-Rockland:
New council sworn in while vibrant residents look on

(December 1, 2014) The air was electric with anticipation and positive vibes as the new Clarence-Rockland City Council was introduced to the a large crowd of family, friends, supporters and curious residents.

 
The latest council takes the oath ensemble.
(From left to right: Diane Choinière (Ward 8), Carl Grimard (Ward 3), Jean-Marc Lalonde (Ward 1), Yvon Simoneau (Ward 4), Guy Desjardins (Mayor), Krysta Simard (Ward 6), Michel Levert (Ward 7), Mario Zanth (Ward 2), André Lalonde (Ward 5).

Mayor Desjardins made a few brief remarks then invited
all council members to to offer their comments.
(Click on the photos to enlarge.)

Read the preliminary coverage from the Vision Newspaper here.
For Le Droit's coverage of the event, click here.
Denis Babin, Radio-Canada, also covered the event. Click here.


New Council meets for first time Tuesday evening:
The Committee Of The Whole will meet this evening at 7:15 p.m. in the council chambers at 415 Lemay Street, Clarence Creek. Nothing in particular of note, other than receipt of correspondence, and the usual "Department Reports".

There will however be an "In-Camera" Session to deal with:

  • Collective Agreement - Fire Department
  • YMCA/YWCA Agreement
  • Employment contract - Chief Administrative Officer

You can read the Agenda here.

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NEWS IN PASSING

Carbon Monoxide alarms
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Ontario homes

Itís now the law in Ontario to
install carbon monoxide (CO)
alarms in your home if you
have a fuel-burning appliance
or an attached garage.
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Local entrepreneur - Ron Goudreault:
Has recently been officially
named best social distribution
expert in Rockland Ontario.
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Rona coming to Rockland:
Rona expansion in 2015 to
include store in Rockland.
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Daytripping to Rockland:
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