Bite-sized news at Mar.6 2023

Madawaska Valley proposed Development Charges REMINDER: Madawaska Valley Township’s public meeting about proposed Development Charges in the municipality has been re-scheduled for today, Monday, Mar.6 2023 at 6 pm at the MV Township Council Chambers, 85 Bay Street, Barry’s Bay. For more details see https://www.madawaskavalley.ca/news-and-notices/development-charges-notice-of-public-meeting-january-12-2023-400-p-m/ More free public skating during …

Feb.26 2023

Ottawa Valley history and entertainment Barry’s Bay at 2 pm on Sunday, Feb.26: The Stationkeepers MV present ‘The Way We Were’ & The Yo-Yo Mamas. This lively presentation takes place at the old Barry’s Bay Railway Station. Several new video vignettes of The Way We Were, a heritage documentary currently …

Is this unjust enrichment of MV lawyers a gift that will keep on giving?

Editorial Last August the Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) published a report on the cost of municipal insurance. It said, “Rising municipal insurance costs continue to be a major concern for AMO members. Many municipalities in Ontario are reporting increases of more than 20 percent. These costs are being driven …

Bite-sized news at Feb.3 2023

Extreme cold – are you prepared? Renfrew County and District Health Unit has circulated tips to reduce health risks and stay safe if you must be outdoors during this week’s deep freeze: CHCR pancake breakfast Killaloe’s community radio station is hosting a pancake breakfast this Sunday, Feb.5 from 9am to …

Tree of Lights campaign raises record 120k for hospital equipment

St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation (SFVH) has released the results of its year-end fundraising campaign, Tree of Lights 2022, which raised a record $120,000 for the purchase of much needed hospital equipment. Erin Gienow, SFVH Executive Director, said, “This is the most raised to date through our year-end appeal. Together, …

Bite-sized news at Jan.19 2023

Now that the snow is here Snow-lovers: Mark your calendars for two exciting outdoor events! Opeongo Snow Birds Snowmobile Club 40th Anniversary: The Club is hosting a Trailside Barbecue to celebrate this milestone anniversary on Saturday Jan.28 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Madawaska Community Centre, OFSC Top …

Muzzled MV media helps muddy the waters – Prince unhappy about news suppression in The Leader and Valley Gazette

Editorial Yesterday The Current published an article reporting on misinformation being spread by one of the incumbent candidates for Madawaska Valley (MV) Council. His ability to mislead the public has been assisted by the inexcusable refusal on the part of the Valley Gazette and The Eganville Leader to report to …

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