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Latest local home sales show improvements

Latest local home sales show improvements

Renfrew County Real Estate Board (RCREB) figures for January 2024 reveal the number of homes sold through the MLS® System of the RCREB totaled 72 units in January 2024. This ...
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Apply now for Seniors Community Grant Program funding

Community organizations can apply for funding for initiatives benefiting Ontarians aged 55+ Applications are now open for the Ontario Seniors Community Grant Program. The seniors grants support local, not-for-profit community ...
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Police Bulletins at Feb.21, 2024

Public assistance sought in theft of mail investigation Police are currently investigating a theft of mail incident. On February 14, 2024, just before 6:30 p.m., police responded to a theft ...
Catch The Ace winner finds generosity rewarded

Catch The Ace winner finds generosity rewarded

Call it good karma or just plain good luck, but the Week #16 Catch the Ace winner now has quite the story to tell! It all started when Richard Shulist was ...
OPP seek witnesses, dashcam footage of Hwy.17 fatal collision

OPP seek witnesses, dashcam footage of Hwy.17 fatal collision

 The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Highway 17 in Laurentian Valley Twp.   On February 17, 2024, ...
Health Unit celebrates 60th anniversary; considers merger

Health Unit celebrates 60th anniversary; considers merger

Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) has officially been in operation for 60 years. A media release distributed earlier this year stated that during the past six decades RCDHU ...
Snowmobile Safety Week Feb.12-19

Snowmobile Safety Week Feb.12-19

The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be participating in Snowmobile Safety Week which is part of the OPP's Provincial Traffic Safety Strategy. The campaign ends Monday, ...
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OPP bulletins at Feb.12, 2024

No injuries in collision involving school bus The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a recent collision involving a school bus where one of the drivers has ...
Volunteers needed for 2024 Culture Connect

Volunteers needed for 2024 Culture Connect

The Local Immigration Partnership – Lanark & Renfrew seeks your input on what diverse, fun and informative activities will be involved at the Third Annual Culture Connect. This is a ...
Citizens groups issue Federal Court challenge against giant radioactive waste facility beside the Ottawa River

Citizens groups issue Federal Court challenge against giant radioactive waste facility beside the Ottawa River

Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Area, Ralliement contre la pollution radioactive and the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility have launched a legal challenge to the recent decision by the Canadian Nuclear ...
The Current’s legal claim against Madawaska Valley Township and former Council has been settled

The Current’s legal claim against Madawaska Valley Township and former Council has been settled

At the Council in Committee meeting held on February 6, 2024, it was announced that the legal proceedings commenced by The Current’s owners and their business, MadValley Media, alleging misfeasance ...
Winter gardening in Madawaska Valley

Winter gardening in Madawaska Valley

Last month's Madawaska Valley Gardening Club AGM elected the 2024 board members pictured above: President: Colina Taylor Vice President: Maryjka Mychajlowycz 2nd Vice President: Ritsuko Honda Treasurer: Connie Colton Directors: ...
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Bite-sized news at Feb.4 2024

Active living for Valley seniors Monday, Feb.12 1pm-3pm The Killaloe Public Library hosts a workshop from Western University's Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging. Physiotherapist and Lecturer Steve Di Ciacca ...
Ace of Spades still on the loose

Ace of Spades still on the loose

Here are the latest Weekly Prize Winners in St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation's Catch The Ace progressive lottery. Remember, all proceeds support the purchase of essential medical equipment for St ...
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It’s official: Madawaska Valley District School

The Renfrew County District School Board’s (RCDSB) Board of Trustees is pleased to endorse the recommendation from the School Naming Committee, of the merged JK-12 school in Barry’s Bay, formerly ...
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OPP tips to protect against fraud

The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is sharing reminders about frauds and scams with community residents. Emergency - Is a supposed loved one reaching out to you because ...
Non-confidence vote against Renfrew Town mayor

Non-confidence vote against Renfrew Town mayor

Renfrew Town Council has voted to pass a non-confidence motion against Mayor Tom Sidney, based on the leadership he demonstrated for the Ma-te-Way Expansion Project as former Chair of the ...
Ontario's Biomass program threatens Ottawa Valley forests

Ontario’s Biomass program threatens Ottawa Valley forests

OPINION If you go for a walk in the woods today, tomorrow you could be in for a big surprise. Vast forests could be slated for clear-cutting before they even ...
Police agencies report massive arrests, charges in carjackings and home invasions

Police agencies report massive arrests, charges in carjackings and home invasions

The Provincial Carjacking Joint Task Force (PCJTF) is pleased to announce the results of enforcement actions against those responsible for violent vehicle crimes in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including ...
False fire alarms in MV

False fire alarms in MV

Submitted by Madawaska Valley Fire Chief Corwin Quade Over the past few months, the Madawaska Valley Fire Department has responded to four fire alarm calls in which the fire alarms ...
Hastings Highlands snowmobiler charged

Hastings Highlands snowmobiler charged

Members of the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid several charges after conducting motorized snow vehicle enforcement on Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trail. On ...
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Town Hall meeting re proposed REME Protocol

Cheryl Gallant, MP, (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke) will be hosting a town hall meeting to discuss proposed federal methane emissions regulations for local farmers, the Reducing Enteric Methane Emissions from Beef Cattle (REME) ...
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OPP bulletins at Jan.22, 2024

Sex offence charges laid, police urge victims to come forward Officers from the Crime Unit of the Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged ...
Healthy students and disease-free classrooms

Healthy students and disease-free classrooms

Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) has completed its annual review of allelementary and secondary student immunizations. RCDHU is in the process of mailingImmunization Notice letters to students either ...
Online writing workshops for Veteran women

Online writing workshops for Veteran women

The Writers Collective of Canada (WCC) has launched a series of workshops for Veteran women. No writing experience is necessary to join the virtual sessions of A Force for Women ...

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