After spending a year playing hockey abroad, Pembroke native Becky Conroy received a warm welcome back to the country. On Aug. 26 she was drafted to the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) where she will play for the Brampton Thunder.
Christina Van Starkenburg
The Phoenix Centre received a cheque for $20,250 from the Community Futures Development Corporation recently. The money will be used to hire a marketer to help the Phoenix Centre market its programs on a national and international level.
Getting to doctors’ appointments and grocery stores will be easier for people with transportation issues in Renfrew County.
Emma March, one of the area's many young, talented fiddlers and stepdancers, was getting her practice in leading up to this year's Fiddle Park. Earlier this month the 15-year-old entered into the Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship in Shelburne where she placed second in the 18 and under category.
On Sunday Sept. 1 the Pembroke Waterfront will be filled with music, inflatable activities and people celebrating Labour Day.
The detached garage at 608 McGee St. burned down late Tuesday afternoon. The fire was so hot that it melted the back of the house at the address, but fire fighters were still able to get the flames under control quickly.
A familiar line of campers took over the parking lot at Riverside Park on Monday with people coming in from all over the place to partake in Fiddle Park.
Today is the final day for “Business for a Day,” a project of the English Youth Enterprise Camp by Renfrew County Community Futures.
On Aug. 19 the Ontario SPCA executed a search warrant at a residence in Cobden where they rescued over 45 reptiles, including bearded dragons, snakes, lizards and an American Alligator.
Monday at the entrance to the industrial park in Litchfield, the Municipal Regional County (MRC) Pontiac held a press conference to address the concerns that communities within the county have about the removal of the CN railway.
COBDEN – The McBride family farm will receive an award at the BMO Ontario Farm Family Awards Ceremony on Sept. 17. The ceremony is a part of the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo in Mitchell, Ontario.
This weekend the people of Pikwakanagan will hold its 26th annual traditional powwow. The theme for this year's powwow is “Honouring Our Children.”
After Tuesday's rail blockade CN agreed to meet with MRC Pontiac. However, after meeting for over 90 minutes, CN maintains that it is allowed to remove the rails despite the interim control bylaw forbidding that.
It was win or go home time as the Pembroke Mixed Beach Volleyball League (PMBVL) playoffs began Sunday. This single elimination week matched up teams to see who moves on to the final four next weekend.
The Pembroke Amphitheatre overflowed with people who came out to listen to the fourth annual Fathers and Sons Waterfront Live concert.
Residents of Pontiac County staged a protest on the railway yesterday when they learned that CN rail intended to remove the tracks despite a bylaw stopping that process.
Mud flew and tractors gave it their best shot at the fifth annual Ranch Lake Motor Sports Weekend. This year was the biggest the event has ever been.
This weekend Petawawa took a step back in time for the fourth Petawawa Settlers Festival, which ran from Aug. 9 to 11. The theme this year was “Wheels in Motion,” to showcase the different types of vehicles that the settlers used.
The sounds of gun fire peppered the sky on Saturday when the Pembroke Outdoor Sportsman's Club opened its doors to the public for its annual open house event.
The fish in the marina enjoyed a feast Saturday morning as children cast out their rods for the annual Pembroke Kinsmen Club's catch and release fishing derby.