A donation from the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board will help provide school supplies for more than 40 children.
Pembroke Daily Observer
Around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 the City of Pembroke issued an open air recreational fire ban.The statement issued by the city read: “After careful consideration of the Ontario Ministry of Resources ‘Factors for Consideration for Fire Bans’ and in compliance with By-Law #2004-31, The City of Pembroke is issuing an immediate ban on recreational op
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sail a small boat? Author Gary Paulsen offers this description in “Caught by the Sea”.
The Rotary Club of Pembroke is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring a “Grandbaby Calendar Contest.” This is a fun occasion where Renfrew County grandparents have an opportunity to show off their grandchildren born between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018 by submitting their best amateur photos in our “Grandbaby Calendar Contest.” For a $25 entry
No one was injured and two dogs were rescued Thursday morning from a house fire in the city.About 10:40 a.m., a passerby called 911 after noting smoke coming from a house in the third block of Esther Street in Pembroke.Upon arrival, firefighters with the Pembroke Fire Department found smoke issuing from the upstairs windows of a large two story sin
WHITEWATER REGION – The roads of Whitewater Region will be alive with cyclists July 7 for the Tour de Whitewater.
DEEP RIVER - Mayor Joan Lougheed announced today that she will not be seeking re-election in the 2018 municipal elections.After serving as the town’s mayor for four years and previously as an elected official for 15 years in Burlington, Halton Region, Lougheed stated that she is looking forward to retiring from public life, but still being involved
At approximately 10:45 a.m. this morning (Wednesday, June 20), The Pembroke Fire Department was dispatched for an extrication rescue at a construction site on McGee Street in Pembroke.Upon arrival, it was evident that the injured worker would require extrication from a 20 foot deep excavation and the aerial truck was dispatched. The Fire department
It is that beautiful time of year once again when members of the community and tourists gather at Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village for the annual Strawberry Social event.
In the province-wide Student Vote, Andrea Horwath and the NDP won a majority government while students in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke stayed solidly behind incumbent John Yakabuski.The Ontario PC Party candidate took nearly 52% of the vote with 1,365 ballots cast for him. Trailing behind was NDP candidate Ethel LaValley with 463 (17.56%), then Liber
The church will be alive with the sound of music, and the Canadian Military Wives Choirs Petawawa is encouraging everyone to attend. Community members of all ages will find something to perk up their ears and hearts on Sunday, June 10 at 2 p.m. at St. George’s Chapel located at Garrison Petawawa.
After an extensive review, the Pembroke Regional Hospital has opted to move all internal laundry services to an offsite provider later this year, but says there will be no layoffs as a result.
The City of Pembroke announced this morning that from June 6 (today) and continuing until June 12, McGee Street will be closed from Christie Street to Murray Street. A road closure will be required due to sanitary sewer work being done on McGee Street. Traffic will be limited to local traffic only. Through traffic will be restricted and detours wil
PETERBOROUGH - Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke NDP Ethel LaValley met with NDP leader Andrea Horwath here on Saturday, along with local NDP candidate Sean Conway.
Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke PC candidate John Yakabuski announced Monday that the Ontario PC Party was the only one committed to the continued twinning of Highway 17.
June is Pride month and the Valley is celebrating with the first-ever Open Eyed Valley Pride Festival in Pembroke on June 9. The day-long event starts with Pride Brunch at The Courtyard Bistro from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by the Pride Festival at Champlain Trail Museum from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and a Pride Party at The Pub House by Milano .
Once again, the the Pembroke Memorial Centre will be graced with the presence of a WWE Hall of Famer when Great North Wrestling rolls into town on Friday, May 25 at 7:30 pm.
A Petawawa man charged after an explosion ripped through a west-end home made a brief court appearance Tuesday.
Team Renfrew County, which consisted of the grand prize winners from the Renfrew County Regional Science Fair, returned home on the Victoria Day long weekend from 2018 Canada-Wide Science Fair, held in Ottawa from May 12 to 19. Two members of the team brought home bronze medals: Jaime Fletcher from Highview Public School for her project “Sights Uns
RENFREW - The Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has arrested and charged two males for human trafficking offences after a teenaged female victim came forward to report attempts were made to lure her into prostitution.