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Former Lumber Kings sniper Peter White inducted into Wall of Honour

Monday February 27th, 2017 03:43:57 AM
The story of former Lumber Kings sniper Peter White’s incredible 1987-88 season will live on forever.

A sweet affair at Carefor Maple Brunch

Monday February 27th, 2017 01:42:31 AM
Some of Pembroke’s top pasty chefs unveiled their prized maple-inspired recipes at the third annual Carefor Maple Brunch and Dessert Competition.

Pembroke raises nearly $70K on Coldest Night of the Year

Sunday February 26th, 2017 04:59:02 PM
Hundreds sported blue-and-yellow toques as they marched through the streets of Pembroke on the Coldest Night of the Year to raise money to fight homelessness in the area.

Soldier commended for responding to river crash

Friday February 24th, 2017 10:19:28 PM
GARRISON PETAWAWA – A Petawawa soldier has been commended for responding to the scene of a catastrophic crash on the Ottawa River that claimed the lives of two people.

Residents fight for future of Borne Road bridge

Friday February 24th, 2017 09:06:08 PM
Residents are riled over county’s suggestion to demolish the bridge by Borne Road.

County to bury time capsule for Canada 150th

Friday February 24th, 2017 01:59:58 AM
To mark Canada's 150th, the County of Renfrew will be burying a time capsule containing samples of the culture and history of each of the county's 17 municipalities.

Carmody rips overbearing Liberal nanny state

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 09:32:23 PM
PETAWAWA – James Carmody is ripping the province for what he sees as “overbearing nanny state” legislation with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

2RCHA gunners heading to Vimy Ridge

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 09:31:01 PM
GARRISON PETAWAWA – Gunners of the 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (2RCHA) will soon be heading to France to commemorate a victory that was a defining event for Canada.

Pembroke's Win this Space Contest deadline extended to 4 p.m. Friday

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 09:22:33 PM
Pembroke’s Win This Space Contest entry deadline has been extended to Feb. 24.

Pembroke dances into 69th annual Kiwanis Music Festival

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 09:08:19 PM
The 69th annual Kiwanis Music Festival kicked off Thursday morning at Festival Hall, marking the beginning of more than three weeks of music and dance competition, which is considered the flagship event overseen by the Kiwanis Club of Pembroke.

Property crimes down, assaults up in Petawawa

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 05:07:30 AM
PETAWAWA – While transportation safety appears to be improving and property crimes are down, the town has seen a rise in assault over the past year.

Police station closer to redevelopment

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 05:02:37 AM
Pembroke's former police station has cleared another hurdle on its way to being reborn as a commercial building.

Pembroke passes budget

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 04:57:57 AM
Pembroke ratepayers are being hit with a five per cent increase in water and sewer rates this year, as part of the 2017 municipal budget.

Laurentian Valley committee to plan Canada 150 celebration

Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 09:42:49 PM
The Township of Laurentian Valley is gearing up for its own Canada 150 celebration.

Love, Visneskie-Moore appointed deputy wardens

Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 08:04:01 PM
Renfrew County council has appointed two deputy wardens who will appear at Canada 150 events throughout the region this year.Madawaska Valley Mayor Kim Love and Killaloe-Hagarty-Richards Mayor Janice Visneskie-Moore will help

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