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OPP alert following serious collision with moose in Algonquin Park

OPP alert following serious collision with moose in Algonquin Park

Advisory: Moose are frequently on roadways trying to avoid insects One person has suffered life-threatening injuries, another was left with non-life-threatening injuries, after their vehicle collided with a moose in ...
Bags of books and more at the Library

Bags of books and more at the Library

Buy a bag of books this weekend This Bay Day weekend Madawaska Valley Public Library will hold a “Buy a Bag” Used Book Sale. On Friday and Saturday (May 17-18) ...
Tour de BeaverTails brings visitors to the Valley this summer

Tour de BeaverTails brings visitors to the Valley this summer

A brand new bike rally will bring as many as two hundred riders and hikers to the historic village of Killaloe, about two hours west of Ottawa, for a fund-raising ...
The trumpet sounds

The trumpet sounds

Natural Disasters - Part 2 OPINION A great mountain burned with fire, and a third of all trees and grass burnt-up. - Revelation Ch.8 The Madawaska Valley's winter of 2023-24 ...
Petition against closure of Beer Store approaches 700 signatures

Petition against closure of Beer Store approaches 700 signatures

Editorial As has been widely reported, the Barry’s Bay Beer Store is scheduled to be closed on June 16th, 2024. This has resulted in a large public outcry emphasizing the ...
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Lyme Disease – symptoms and prevention

Warmer weather in springtime means more outdoor activities. But it also means more tick activity as well. Above: blacklegged tick on fingertip with the RCDHU logo. (Tick photo: Journalist's Resource) ...
SFMH announces new VP Patient Care and Chief Nursing Executive

SFMH announces new VP Patient Care and Chief Nursing Executive

After an extensive recruitment process, SFMH is pleased to announce Sherri Cope as the new Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Executive (VP/CNE) effective April 8th, 2024. “We ...
Hook, line and lead sinker

Hook, line and lead sinker

This May, Carson Trout Lepine and Greenan Lakes Association (CTLG Lakes) will be supporting the Wolfe Lake Association’s (located north of Kingston) initiative, Let’s Get the Lead Out Campaign, to ...
Smile Cookie Week starts with a smile

Smile Cookie Week starts with a smile

Smile Cookie Week is back and better than ever! From now until Sunday, May 5, 2024, you can purchase a Smile Cookie at the Barry’s Bay Tim Hortons. Cookies cost ...
Storage containers: What's the problem?

Storage containers: What’s the problem?

Several Madawaska Valley residents voiced their concerns in no uncertain terms about the proposed Township By-Law to restrict storage containers in the municipality at the Public Meeting held on April ...
MV resident questions legality of Apr.23 Public Meeting

MV resident questions legality of Apr.23 Public Meeting

Editor's Note: This is a copy of a letter sent on April 20, 2024 to all members of the Madawaska Valley Council, and to Brittany Tomasini, MV Deputy Clerk. Click ...
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OPP Bulletins at April 16 2024

Multiple criminal charges for South Algonquin resident follow domestic investigation On April 10, 2024, Bancroft OPP received a report of domestic threats that occurred at a residence in South Algonquin ...
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 ...

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