The Current’s response to Mayor Love’s comments at Oct.19 Council meeting

Reproduced below is the Media Release distributed by The Current in response to the release issued on Oct.19 by Madawaska Valley Township and Council following the Mayor’s comments at the Council meeting that day. The Township’s action in going out of its way to post the Costs Submissions of Wishart …

Morris Towns remembered

Submitted by John and Beth Hildebrandt on behalf of the Zurakowski Park Committee The Zurakowski Park Committee lost a very dear friend in the passing this week of Morris Towns from Madawaska. Above: Morris Towns at the rededication ceremony Zurakowski Park (Photo submitted). A very dear man, who was a committee member with the …

MV Fire Dept. bulletin

Fire Risk Level lowered Madawaska Valley Fire Chief Corwin Quade advises residents that the Fire Risk Level is now at is lowest — GREEN. Image at right Burning is now allowed day or night without a permit. Permits will not be required until April 1 2022. The Township signs and …

OPP bulletins at Oct.25

Killaloe Detachment Break and Enter in Combermere under investigation: On Friday, October 22, 2021 at approximately 10:05 a.m., members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an after-the-fact break and enter to a business on Farmer Road in the Township of Madawaska Valley. Entry was …

Protest against mandated COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers staged in Barry’s Bay

Approximately 50 people gathered in downtown Barry’s Bay on Saturday, Oct.23 to protest against a mandatory vaccination policy for local healthcare workers. The Current spoke to 15 participants at the demonstration, four of whom agreed to be identified in this report. Above: demonstrators gather along Opeongo Line in Barry’s Bay …

24 Oct.2021

COVID-19 update from Holy Canadian Martyrs Parish Council in Combermere According to a letter from the Parish Council dated Oct.22, a recent inspection and meeting with Renfrew County and District Health Unit personnel confirmed the following: Mandatory mask-wearing Parishioners are asked to please self-screen at home before coming to church. …

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