As of Nov.30 at 10:30 a.m. Ontario reports 3,656 deaths (+8) due to COVID-19          
    Ontario reports an additional 1,746 cases for a total of 116,492 positive COVID-19 cases          
     There are 98,639 resolved COVID-19 cases (+1,320) in Ontario          
    As of Nov.30 at 12 p.m. Renfrew County & District reports no change with 1 death due to COVID-19 out of a total of 133 positive COVID-19 cases          
    Renfrew County & District has 130 resolved COVID-19 cases (+4)          
    39,830 tests (+638) have been conducted in Renfrew County & District          



Countdown to Christmas with the Library

MV Library entertains the whole family in December The lead-up to the holidays usually includes some Saturday and holiday craft and story times for children at the Madawaska Valley Public ...
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Killaloe Lions spread some cheer

Killaloe and Area Lions Club has been serving the local community since 1948, so it's not surprising to hear that they have been spreading some Holiday Cheer. In partnership with ...
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Killaloe OPP seek information about head-on collision

A news release just in confirms that members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to investigate a two-vehicle head-on collision which sent both drivers to ...
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Ace of Spaces still hidden - who will be the big winner? St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation's (SFVH) Catch The Ace Lottery is now in Week #45 and if that ...
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Valley residents rally to help find lost dog

This week didn’t begin in the best of ways. On Monday morning I took Animosh, my happy but overly exuberant St Pyrenees, for a walk in the bush -- on ...
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COVID-19 cases at two more Renfrew County schools

Announcements late this week made jointly by Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) and Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) confirm that cases of COVID-19 have been identified at ...
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County Rd 62 reopened after serious collision this morning

Thanks to a report just in from Madawaska Valley Fire Chief Corwin Quade, The Current is able to report that County Road 62 between Combermere and Barry's Bay has reopened ...
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Novels for the book lover on your Christmas list

Like most avid readers, I always mention books in my annual letter to Santa. If you want to please a reader on your Christmas list, consider gifting one of these ...
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OPP launch Festive R.I.D.E.

Robust laws, proactive citizens aid in keeping impaired drivers off the road Between robust mandatory alcohol screening laws, vigilant citizens and dedicated officers, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reminds drivers ...
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Seniors creative photography project underway

Ottawa Valley Creative Arts is conducting a photography project to honour seniors throughout the Valley. Last month photographer Maureen MacMillan brought her studio equipment to the Barry's Bay Legion Branch ...
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Madawaska Valley Council November meeting in brief

With only one meeting in November, Madawaska Valley Council met for a full day on November 17. After a public planning meeting, Council entertained two delegations before tackling the 291-page ...
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Roger Wilson’s incredible healing journey at St. Francis Memorial Hospital

Submitted by St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation. Roger Wilson never thought his health would fail so rapidly. He and his wife Dorothy operated the Freshmart grocery store in Whitney for ...
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