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OPP praise citizen for intervention during overdose

OPP praise citizen for intervention during overdose

The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is praising the quick action of a bystander who recently intervened during a drug overdose. On April 1, ...
Round Lake Centre business is finalist for Tourism Award

Round Lake Centre business is finalist for Tourism Award

The Ottawa Valley Tourism Association (OVTA) has announced finalists for this year's Tourism Awards. One of the finalists in the Sustainability Champion category is local business Eva's Cafe Schoolhouse Inn ...
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Bite-sized news at April 10, 2024

Catch The Ace - recent lottery winners Congratulations to the winners of Weekly Prizes in the popular Catch The Ace progressive lottery run by St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation. The ...
Regenerating life to cool Earth

Regenerating life to cool Earth

OPINION I have been captivated recently by a new way of looking at climate change. It’s positive and empowering and it makes scientific and intuitive sense. You could call it ...
Get ready to celebrate Tourism Week

Get ready to celebrate Tourism Week

The Ottawa Valley Tourism Association invites you to join in a celebration of Tourism Week by attending their Annual General Meeting and Tourism Conference on Tuesday, April 16 at the ...
MV artist exhibits in Bancroft during April

MV artist exhibits in Bancroft during April

Carson Lake seasonal resident Joseph Muscat is a professional artist whose work has been seen in group and solo exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and South America - ...
Basil Borutski dead

Basil Borutski dead

Triple murderer Basil Borutski died of apparent natural causes at Millhaven Institution on Thursday, March 28th as confirmed by Correctional Service Canada in a media release distributed on April 2nd ...
OPP warn of fraudulent bank investigators

OPP warn of fraudulent bank investigators

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to receive reports from victims who have been contacted by fraudsters claiming to be bank investigators from their financial institution, local law enforcement, or ...
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Police bulletins as of Mar.30 2024

Fraud investigation in MV leads to multiple criminal charges In November of 2022, the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into several fraud and theft ...
Discarded cigarette causes $800,000 damage to farm on Opeongo Road

Discarded cigarette causes $800,000 damage to farm on Opeongo Road

On Tuesday March 26th Madawaska Valley Fire Department (MVFD) was dispatched to a shed on fire in the 10800 block of Opeongo Road. The fire was spreading to adjacent fields ...
Recent Catch The Ace winners ready for rainy day

Recent Catch The Ace winners ready for rainy day

Saving for a rainy day is a popular plan with recent Catch The Ace winners of Weekly Prizes. St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation has run this popular progressive lottery for ...
Board of Health declines to merge with neighbours

Board of Health declines to merge with neighbours

In a media release issued this week, the Boards of Health for Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) and the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit announced they ...
Ottawa Valley collaboration tackles opioid crisis

Ottawa Valley collaboration tackles opioid crisis

This month a new collaboration has been launched by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment and the County of Renfrew Paramedic Service. Residents will see joint foot ...
Yakabuski asked to withdraw approval of forestry operations around Acorn Lake

Yakabuski asked to withdraw approval of forestry operations around Acorn Lake

Local residents, conservation advocates and the Ottawa River Institute (ORI) have filed a request to Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski to intervene with the commercial tree harvesting scheduled to commence shortly ...
MV Library offers much more in March

MV Library offers much more in March

The very full program of March Break activities at Madawaska Valley Public Library was sold out, but life at the Library didn't end with March Break. In fact, it looks ...
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Police bulletins at March 13, 2024

Four charged following knife attack in Pembroke The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment has charged four people after an assault in downtown Pembroke. Officers were called ...
Charge laid following motor vehicle collision at Seat of Wisdom College

Charge laid following motor vehicle collision at Seat of Wisdom College

On Saturday March 9th at 7:50am Madawaska Valley Fire Department North Hall was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision at St. Mary Hall, the administrative offices of Our Lady Seat ...
County Health Unit issues overdose alert

County Health Unit issues overdose alert

Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is alerting residents about an increase in overdoses and suspected overdose-related deaths in the Pembroke catchment area. Although specific substance(s) related to the ...
Natural disasters - how we respond makes them worse

Natural disasters – how we respond makes them worse

OPINION In an approaching world where there is no longer truth nor love ... where the Earth is viewed as dirt, and trees as lumber ... a desperate cry for ...
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OPP Bulletins at Mar.6 2024

Stunt driving charge laid The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding motorists that aggressive driving is dangerous and is a leading factor in fatal motor vehicle ...
SFMH announces temporary relocation of helipad

SFMH announces temporary relocation of helipad

First tangible step towards Emergency Dept. redevelopment While years of work have already taken place to bring the Emergency Department (ED) Redevelopment Project to light, most of that work has ...
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Bite-sized news at Mar.1, 2024

OVTA Board of Directors recruitment The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association invites applicants for its Board of Directors. Application Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2024 For more information, please consult the OVTA website(ottawavalley.travel) or ...
Off-duty OPP officer praised for heroism in Round Lake rescue

Off-duty OPP officer praised for heroism in Round Lake rescue

A member of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is being praised for his life-saving actions. Provincial Constable Jared MOORE was off-duty and out for ...
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Saying goodbye to Gerard O’Malley

Valley businesses figure quite large in my memories of childhood - groceries from Kitts Red & White, pie and ice cream at Barry's Bay Dairy, Sunday lunches at the Balmoral ...
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Attempted murder charge laid in Pembroke IPV incident

Editor's note: OPP have today released this Update regarding a shooting incident The Current reported on Feb.24. The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has ...

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