Skate The Lake 2017

January 28th & 29th, 2017 The cold weather has finally arrived, ice has been forming in Portland Bay, and shortly the ice crew will be putting the Olympia on the ice and will start making the oval; this means Skate the Lake 2017 isn’t far away. All Skaters are requested to wear helmets; they are…

Portland Build a Mountain of Food

The 2016 Town and Country Chrysler Build a Mountain of Food Campaign The Town and Country Chrysler Build a Mountain of Food Campaign is underway throughout the region! Town and Country Chrysler in Smiths Falls, along with participating media partners, Metroland Media, TV Cogeco, Lake 88 Radio, and Town and Country TV (TCTV), have joined…

Second Annual Admiral Kingsmill Sailpast and Salute in Portland – July 30, 2011

Sponsored by the Portland on the Rideau Historical Society, Rideau Lakes Legion Branch 231, the Big Rideau Lake Association, Portland Community Hall, Portland  Outdoors and  the Township of Rideau Lakes, the second annual Sailpast and Salute honoring Admiral Kingsmill will take place on Saturday, July 30, 2 pm at Hanna Park on the Big Rideau Lake shoreline of Portland village. Other demonstrations and events also from 11 am to 4pm on site.

Rick Mercer Reports from Skate the Lake

Skate-the-Lake, the marathon speed skating event held annually in Portland, had a celebrity guest this year, comedian Rick Mercer. Rick was filming a segment for “The Rick Mercer Show” and certainly seemed to be having fun doing it. He participated in the relay race, one of the several skating events featured every year. Strap on…