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This urn containing the ashes of Patricia Ann Guimond, stolen during an estate sale on Garden Street on Sept. 2, has been found and returned to the family.

Stolen urn returned under mysterious circumstances

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

Canada’s leading forest products companies and the 230,000 people we employ in hundreds of communities across the country are urging the federal government to give serious thought to adjusting the procedures and timing of the Caribou Recovery Strategy to achieve a more balanced and sustainable way forward for all.

Protect jobs and environment

Canada’s leading forest products companies and the 230,000 people we employ in hundreds of communities across the country are urging the federal government to give serious thought to adjusting the procedures and timing of the Caribou Recovery Strategy to achieve a more balanced and sustainable way forward for all.

Rafting on the Grand River is just one of the possibilities of fun things to do this summer. POSTMEDIA

Don't let the rain dampen your fun

If you had to choose one word to describe this year’s summer, chances are you would choose the word “wet.”

Blue-green algae. Postmedia Network file photo

Blue-green algae found on Muskrat Lake

WHITEWATER REGION – The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has advised the Renfrew County and District Health Unit that test results from water samples taken from Muskrat Lake have confirmed the presence of blue-green algae.

Four Petawawa church congregations will be coming together to host a Vacation Bible School from Aug. 14 to 18 at St. George's Chapel at Garrison Petawawa.

Four Petawawa church congregations work together to host Vacation Bible School in August

GARRISION PETAWAWA – Ready to travel back in time? Join us in Rome! The Vacation Bible School program will explore the caves of the underground church, meet the Apostle Paul, create cool Bible-times projects, experience thrilling real-life dramas, play high energy games, sample tasty Mediterranean snacks and hear unforgettable music.

Jim Cuddy will headline the show when Petawawa hosts the ONTour summer music event this September.

Jim Cuddy, Meghan Patrick and Jessica Mitchell will play the Evergreen Stage in Petawawa

PETAWAWA – Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo fame will play the Evergreen Stage. The Town of Petawawa was selected amongst 22 other Ontario communities to host a free ONtour concert stop dubbed, “the soundtrack of Summer ’17.” An initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, the ONtour concert series will showcase some of Ontario’s diverse musica