Atom Bears score second place at Almonte Pakenham Tournament

The Barry’s Bay Bears Atom House team completed a milestone last weekend, winning second place overall at the Almonte/Pakenham Thunder Minor Hockey Association Atom C House League Tournament. Held November 23-25, the tournament took place at the  Stewart Community Centre, in Pakenham, Ontario.  The 10 and 11 year old players …

OPP charge Pembroke men with child pornography and sexual offences

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region has issued media releases about arrests made in connection with sexual exploitation of children. Staff Sergeant Sharon Hanlon, OPP Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, said: “The OPP will continue to aggressively identify and pursue individuals who use technology to exploit children. Child exploitation is …

Nov.24

Township continues to reduce tax arrears Madawaska Valley Treasurer Amanda Hudder updated Council this month on the success of continuing staff efforts to collect arrears of property taxes. Her report showed the arrears at December 31 2018 had been reduced from $1.3 million to just over $500,000 by July 31 …

Dog days

I was pleased to see recently in The Current that dog ownership increases longevity (Hints for a Healthy Lifestyle, Chelsea Clarke, Nov 9, 2019).  However, I do think the article overlooked a few minor points, one of which was “If you own a dog are you sure you want to …

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