Ryan Paulsen / Daily Observer <br> Allumettes Island Mayor Winston Sunstrum addresses a packed St. Joseph Centre on Wednesday evening, July 28 at the first public meeting of the newly struck Special Hydro Electric Advocacy Committee, a group aiming to put more pressure on Hydro Quebec to fix the problems of near-constant outages and surges plaguing the island's residents.

Talking power on Allumettes Island

Residents of Allumettes Island are continuing their quest to force Hydro Quebec to deal with power problems that have long plagued the Ottawa River community.

Ryan Paulsen / Daily Observer <br> Renfrew County Family and Children's Services grillmaster Paul Elliott keeps the tasty treats coming as FCS hosts its Summer Smiles Campaign community fundraising barbecue on Thursday, July 28.

FCS hosts BBQ

Renfrew County Family and Children's Services hosted a fundraising barbecue on Thursday to raise money for their Summer Smiles campaign, and they're h

Stone Fence Theatre is planning an exciting concert of traditional old-time French Canadian music on Aug. 4 at the Eganville Community Centre.Among those taking the stage for the show (clockwise from bottom left) are Germain Leduc, Yvon Cuillerier and Jonathan C. Rousseau.

French-Canadian concert

Stone Fence Theatre is planning an exciting concert of traditional old-time French Canadian music on Aug. 4 at the Eganville Community Centre.

     

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