Huge car heist in Petawawa

If someone offers you a too-good-to-be-true deal on a new Toyota, take note of this media release received today from OPP Upper Ottawa Valley: On the morning of Thursday September 5, 2019 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the Petawawa Toyota …

Barry’s Bay outdoor soccer season ends with finals and awards ceremony

Madawaska United Football Club finished its coed league outdoor season on August 27. The final playoff standings were: Team Blue (City) David Spina, Captain Team Gold (Athletica) Tony Casta, Captain Team Red (United) Dom Florio, Captain Team Green (Celtic) Zaid Jahoor, Captain Co-organizer Tony Casta gave this report to The …

Peplinski demands apology and $60K from Current’s owners; Council calls publisher’s professional qualifications into question

One of the items on the agenda for the August 27 council meeting was correspondence from Roger Paul, publisher of The Madawaska Valley Current, which identified potential grounds for recovering taxpayer money paid to township lawyers for legal work that, Paul believes, could have been avoided through using Alternative Dispute …

Sept. 1

OPP warn against distracted driving With back-to-school pedestrians and school buses making roads, sidewalks and crosswalks busier next week, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is conducting a Labour Day Long Weekend Distracted Driving Campaign to underscore the importance of paying full attention to driving. Acting Deputy Commissioner Alison Jevons, Provincial …

Total fire ban in MV again

Madawaska Valley Fire Department has imposed a Total Fire Ban as of August 26. This means no open flames of any sort: no fireworks,  no  outdoor cooking fires (charcoal barbecues), no campfires. The extremely dry conditions pose a high fire risk. This is the second Total Fire Ban this season. …

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