Jan.10

January is Stalking Awareness Month The Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County (WSACRC) advises:  According to statistics published by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 76 percent of women murdered by an intimate partner were stalked first, while 85 percent of women who survived murder attempts were stalked. Additionally, …

Predictions for 2021

Whatever the means — prophecy, crystal ball, tarot cards, tea leaves, the Farmers’ Almanac, horoscopes, the i-Ching or just plain gut feeling — people can usually come up with some kind of prediction for the coming twelve months. Whether you set much store by this, of course, is a very …

Jan-3

Local resources during shutdown The province may have ordered a lockdown until Jan.22 but that doesn’t mean you don’t have access to local businesses and organizations. The Current has compiled the following alphabetical list of Madawaska Valley retailers and organizations, grouped by community. Customers can contact each business that they …

Moose causes traffic jam for Opeongo Snowbirds

Editor’s note: Snowmobile trails are currently closed. The photos above show Club volunteers doing trail maintenance. Please consult the Interactive Trail Guide for trail availability at: https://www.ofsc.on.ca/trail-maps/ The province is currently under lockdown orders prohibiting team sports with close contact, but plenty of other outdoor activities are very much available …

A lot to be thankful for

In its last New Year message, The Current reviewed some of the highs and lows of the previous year. Because of the pandemic, unfortunately 2020 brought more of the latter than the former, so this time we will avoid depressing our readers with such a review. Instead, we would like …

Dec.20

Vote now for MV Holiday Lights Tour You have until 9 a.m. tomorrow, Monday Dec.21, to vote for your favourite MV business and residential Holiday Lights decorations. Register your vote on Facebook/Madawaska Valley by clicking “Like” on its photo. The top three displays in both categories will win Local Business …

Dec.14

Catch The Ace lottery tickets now on sale The Ace of Spades lies hidden in one of only SIX remaining envelopes. The $5 (cash) tickets may be purchased at the following locations: Round Lake Centre Food Market, AJ’s Convenience, Killaloe Hardware, Wilno Building Supply, Ramona’s Hair Salon, Charlie D’s, Barry’s …

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