ATV safety reminders from OPP

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Snowmobile ATV Vessel Enforcement (SAVE) Unit today issued a media release to remind ATV users of some basic safety guidelines. With the spring ...
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Positive COVID-19 case employed in Renfrew County and District

On March 23, 2020, the Institut national de santé publique du Québec notified Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) that a Quebec resident working in Renfrew County and District ...
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Good example set by Valley businesses

At his daily briefing this morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doubled down on the need for social distancing to combat spread of COVID-19. He said, "We've all seen the pictures ...
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Combermere residence destroyed in weekend blaze

On March 21, 2020 at 11:16 p.m. the Madawaska Valley Fire Department was dispatched to a house on fire next to the Combermere Service Centre on Combermere Road (County Rd ...
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As we face this pandemic be thankful for neighbours

When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who ...
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Heritage Photo: biscuit box school

This school picture dates back to 1924.  Perhaps someone can tell us where the school was located and why it was known locally  as the "Biscuit Box School."  Maybe some ...
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