Whitewater Region has a new fire chief.
Pembroke Daily Observer
The money from two different Legion poppy donation boxes has been stolen from two Mac’s convenience stores in the City of Pembroke.Police say that on Nov. 11 a male suspect wearing an all-black hat, red shirt, black zippered hoodie and black jacket entered the Mac's Convenience Store in the 300 block of Pembroke Street East in Pembroke and stole t
When the Germania Club in Pembroke opened its hall at its present location, 15 Bennett St., its elegant ambiance inspired in several of its members a vision of a Canadian version of a centuries-old tradition, a German-style Christmas market.
RENFREW - The 41-year-old father at the heart of an Amber Alert in Quebec who was apprehended south-west of Renfrew in September, is now facing criminal charges in Ontario. He was scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa Tuesday morning.Police said as a result of a rather complex investigation, the 41-year-old man has now b
A second teenager has died after a single-car crash outside Renfrew early Friday and another “has the game of his life to battle,” according to his hockey team.
Helping build community
The Upper Ottawa Valley detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind parents/guardians and children that Halloween can be a time of both excitement and potential danger. Help keep everyone safe by following these safety tips:
OTTAWA – The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce the Petawawa Research Forest (PRF), located in Chalk River, Ontario as the Forest Capital of Canada (FCC) for 2017-2019. The FCC Award was presented at the 2017 CIF-IFC Annual Awards Banquet held on Sept. 27 at The Westin Ottawa. “The FCC desig
It's that time of year when we invite members of the community to vote for their favourite businesses and service providers in the annual Pembroke Daily Observer Readers' Choice awards survey.
Due to a small fire in a storage room at Bishop Smith Catholic High School Sunday night, the school will remain closed until Thursday, Oct. 5.
Canada’s dramatic victory over the Soviet Union in the 1972 Summit series will be the theme as the Hockey Hall of Fame travelling exhibit visits Algonquin College’s Pembroke Waterfront Campus Sept. 28, the 45th anniversary of Paul Henderson’s series-clinching goal in the final game of the series.
LAURENTIAN VALLEY – The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre is preparing the finishing touches for a community event celebrating 15 years of providing waste processing services to local municipalities.
The Upper Ottawa Valley detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to alert home and business owners in the Pembroke area of a door- to-door sales scam that has recently been reported to police.
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has been called to investigate the circumstances surrounding a multi- vehicle collision in Arnprior that resulted in the death of a 65-year-old woman.
Effective Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Pembroke Street West in the downtown core will be closed due to asphalt paving.
PETAWAWA – The Petawawa Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame (PSEHOF) board of directors is excited to announce that the Hall finally has a home at the Petawawa Civic Centre.
Patricia Ann Guimond’s ashes have been returned to her family.A small pink urn containing some of her ashes was reported to police as stolen back on Sept. 2. Her family had been clearing out the former Garden Street home in Pembroke and as people toured through to see furniture for sale, someone picked up one of the urns containing Patricia’s ashes
Pembroke’s generosity shines through once again, as Butler GM joins the list of businesses that have sponsored the Black & White Gala 150 with a gift of humanity, worth $10,000. Butler GM has been a steadfast supporter of the Pembroke Regional Hospital, and is one of our most generous donors to date.
The City of Pembroke is happy to unveil the theme for 2017’s edition of the annual Santa Claus Parade of Lights.
The fall collection of large household goods will be happening soon for residents in the Town of Petawawa, City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley. Acceptable items must not be placed curbside any earlier than Sunday, Sept. 10.