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Rick Wharton and the late, great Robin Williams

Artistic director of Pembroke's Festival Hall celebrates 5 years at the helm

With so many live music and entertainment venues closing on an almost weekly basis across the country, Pembroke’s 600-seat Festival Hall is steadily building audience attendance and presenting lineups that include music legends, current hit-makers, orchestral recitals and outrageous comedy shows that are the envy of show promoters in major cities.A

Map showing area in Petawawa around Herman Street and Laroche Crescent

Man stabbed, another assaulted in Petawawa

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on March 21 the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the area of Laroche Crescent and Herman Street in Petawawa after information was received that a male had been stabbed. Police attended and found a 51-year-old male who had been injured with an edged weapon.The suspect, a 25-year-old male, wa

Lumber Kings owner Dale McTavish acquires CCHL 2's Prescott Flyers

On Thursday, Pembroke Lumber Kings' owner Dale McTavish announced that he had acquired ownership of the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) 2’s Prescott Flyers and that it is his intention to relocate the club prior to the start of the 2017-2018 season.

Valour's Johnathan Frampton in full flight. On Tuesday, Feb. 28 and Wednesday, March 1, the Valour High School Nordic Ski Team travelled to Timmins to participate in the 2017 Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Nordic Ski Championships.

Valour's ski team does well

On Tuesday, Feb. 28 and Wednesday, March 1, the Valour High School Nordic Ski Team travelled to Timmins to participate in the 2017 Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Nordic Ski Championships.

National Farm Safety Week March 14-20

Animal safety on the farm

With the final days of winter stretching into the first vestiges of spring, farming season can’t be too close behind.

March is Fix your Pet month.

People urged to fix their pets

PETAWAWA – March is Fix Your Pet month and the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre is encouraging the public to spay or neuter their pets and help reduce the number of unwanted animals in their communities.

Beachburg residents under boil water advisory

The Township of Whitewater Region and Renfrew County and District Health Unit wish to notify the public of a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for residences connected to the Beachburg water system.