Stone Fence Theatre plans exciting 2019 season

2019 season features Up at Fred’s – Allons-y!, a Cuban concert and the new Stone Fence Theatre Showband Up at Fred’s – Allons-y! For fifty years or so, “Fred’s” – the Hotel Chapeau in Chapeau, Quebec – was the destination of choice for diners, drinkers, and dancers, lumbermen, hunters and soldiers, tourists and locals, celebrities …

Motorcyclists, off-roaders and boaters at risk say OPP

With motorcyclists, off-roaders and boaters expected in large numbers this long weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is raising awareness of behaviours and contributing factors that are common in deaths across all three of these seasonal recreational driver/user classes. (All data applies to 2018 in OPP-jurisdictions): Driving too fast for …

OPP Killaloe Detachment news as of May 6 2019

During the week of April 29 – May 5, 2019 there were 88 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment. There were ten motor vehicle collisions, six were animal related. There were four domestic disputes and one domestic dispute which …

Fatal house fire on Mountain View Road

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with further information and photos. The above photo shows all that remains of a house on Mountain View Road in the Township of Killaloe Hagarty and Richards (KHR). Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) report that at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Sunday …

Renfrew County issues drug overdose warning

Renfrew County and District is experiencing a sudden increase in the number of overdose reports in the last week, mostly in the Arnprior area. Cocaine laced with fentanyl and the drug “Purple” are reported to be involved in the most recent overdoses. Renfrew County District Health Unit (RCDHU) warns people …

OPP warns of flood relief scam

Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has received reports of individuals going door to door in the Huntsville area collecting money for flood relief. OPP would like residents to know that this is a scam. The individuals involved in this are preying on the generosity of local residents. These individuals often …

OPP seek help to identify this woman

OPP Upper Ottawa Valley seek your assistance On April 11, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m. members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault complaint at a food service business in the 100 block of Pembroke Street East in the City of …

The life and times of Mrs. Shalla

If you don’t know why local people love to celebrate Polish and Kashub Day on May 3 every year, The Opeongo Readers’ Theatre may be able to help explain it. At 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 at the Opeongo Senior Centre, 19 Stafford Street, Barry’s Bay, this troupe of local podcast performers …

Flood water safety advice for residents

The Renfrew County District Health Unit (RCDHU) advised on April 26 that rising water levels pose a threat to the health and safety of residents. RCDHU recommends that residents with wells that are being affected by flood conditions should: boil your water for one minute at a rolling boil before drinking, …

Bancroft OPP warns of high water risk

As the water system rises in and around the Bancroft area, the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wish to remind the public of the dangers of the fast moving water in many areas. Solid banks and ground can give away without notice due to the eroding earth …

OPP news April 23

OPP Killaloe Detachment – week of April 15-22 During the week of April 15 – April 22, 2019 there were 119 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment. There were twenty-one motor vehicle collisions, fourteen were animal related. There were …

Earth Day every day

Dear Editor, Monday, April 22 was the official Earth Day, where we honoured our dependence on our home planet for all our air, water, and food … and a whole lot more, like beauty in Nature, source of building materials for our homes, heat for our homes, fuel for our …

OPP Killaloe report week of April 8 to 14

During the week of April 8 – April 14, 2019 there were 68 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment. There were ten motor vehicle collisions, five were animal related. There were four domestic disputes, with one of the domestic …