Fall in the Valley

Roving photographer and regular contributor Sharon Gardiner has provided this photo essay of Valley views taken during the past few weeks. With her artistic eye and great sense of humour, ...
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Advance polling this weekend

Advance polling days for the Oct. 21 general election take place this weekend (Oct.11 to Oct.14) at Opeongo Senior Centre, 19 Stafford Street, Barry's Bay from 9 a.m. to 9 ...
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Bay Coin Laundromat welcomes customers

Robylin Bautista, owner of Bay Coin Laundromat, welcomed Valley residents and business owners during the official opening of her business on October 7. Bautista and her husband have owned the ...
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Heritage Photo: St. Joseph’s School in Barry’s Bay Grade 7-8

This Grade 7 & 8 school picture was taken in 1952-53 at St. Joseph's Elementary School in Barry's Bay.  If you see a mistake and you can make a correction, ...
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Charges laid after MV man seriously injured in hunting incident

On Tuesday October 8, 2019 at approximately 3:25 p.m. members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an injured person who had ...
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OPP investigate threats to high school in Barry’s Bay

Editor's note: Parents of students at the school told The Current they were grateful to have received automated phone calls from the school authorities confirming that the incident had occurred, ...
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Behind the scenes at MV Food Bank

On October 3 Valley residents were invited to see behind the scenes at the Madawaska Valley Food Bank at 19460 Opeongo Line, Barry's Bay. The 25-year-old non-profit organization is run ...
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Company of Happy Adventurers make unexpected find

On October 6 the Company of Happy Adventurers didn’t exactly find what they were looking for five kilometers west of Barry’s Bay. They found something far more interesting. The newly ...
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MV is bloomin’ good with 5 Blooms national award

The 2019 National & International Edition of Communities in Bloom (CiB) has commended Madawaska Valley Township for Green Engagement of Youth, while maintaining the municipality’s 5 Blooms standing in the ...
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OPP Killaloe weekly news Sept.30 to Oct.6

During the week of September 30 - October 6, 2019 there were 107 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment ...
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Candidate told not to criticize Gallant so boycotts meeting

Following the All Candidates Open Forum held in Killaloe on October 5, an event marked by the absence of the incumbent candidate, Cheryl Gallant, (Click HERE to read) another candidates' ...
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Renfrew OPP update – missing girl found safe

The Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is happy to report that a missing 12-year old girl has been found safe. Volunteers with the Whitewater Region Fire Department ...
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