Pembroke Daily Observer


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

Beachburg Road near Sturgeon Mountain Road, shortly after it was opened up to traffic Sunday afternoon, The road had been closed all night due to a serious traffic accident near the Davidson Road intersection in which a single car struck a utility pole. The driver was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries.

Accident sends one to hospital

A Whitewater Region driver sustained life-threatening injuries following a single vehicle accident Sunday morning near Beachburg.

Petawawa plans for Canada Day

PETAWAWA – The Town of Petawawa will be marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation on Canada Day with the planting of a Vimy Ridge oak tree.