A Petawawa charged after the explosion of a butane marijuana extraction laboratory inside a west-end home made a brief court appearance Tuesday.
Sean Chase, The Daily Observer
City council is backing a special Canada Day weekend charity concert by country music star Gord Bamford that will go to support the Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre.
The Ontario Provincial Police are preparing for this summer's anticipated legalization of marijuana by the federal Liberal government.
A provincial program that forced municipalities to give property tax rebates to owners of vacant properties is one step closer to being eliminated with Pembroke city council agreeing to phase out the scheme by 2021.
Renfrew County paramedics are frustrated that their ambulances are still being dispatched to emergencies in Ottawa despite new provincial guidelines.
Employees of the Pembroke Regional Hospital joined a province-wide rally Wednesday that is pushing Ontario hospitals to treat their workers they represent with respect at the bargaining table.
The Pembroke Skating Club marked the conclusion of another successful season recognizing the achievements of its amazingly talented skaters.
Reverend Orlen Lapp, a widely- respected member of the area's clergy whose service to God and the community covered more than 55 years, has died. He was 84.
PETAWAWA – Calls for service, as well as the number of property crimes, have decreased over the past year in the town, the Petawawa Police Services Board reported Monday.
PETAWAWA - Volunteers from across Renfrew County were honoured for years of selfless dedication to their communities during a special ceremony at the Petawawa Civic Centre Saturday night.
The Brick reopened its doors Saturday as part of an ambitous redevelopment of Pembroke's West End Mall.
Although the Calvin Infrastructure Task Force is still developing options for a seniors affordable housing project, the church remains committed to leading the discussion about how to support Renfrew County's aging population.
It's been 50 years since the worst military training accident in Canadian history claimed seven paratroopers in the cold waters of the Ottawa River.
According to Ontario's Ministry of Finance, health care administration and judges within Renfrew County topped this year's Sunshine List, the annual accounting of those public sector employees who earned $100,000 or more.
PETAWAWA – The town will soon be updating its open air bylaw hopefully clearing up any confusion over where and when bonfires and brush burning can take place.
COBDEN – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will back down on Bill C-71 if his political neck is on the line, insist opponents of Ottawa's plan to tighten Canada's firearms law.
PETAWAWA - The County of Renfrew can now proceed with developing the Algonquin Trail after receiving a positive legal opinion.
PETAWAWA – With voters going to the polls for this fall's municipal election, the current council will face a longer than usual “lame duck” period courtesy of new provincial legislation.
While city employers and retailers feel Pembroke is a good place to do business, the lack of a four-lane highway continues to be the biggest economic hurdle.
It will be another busy spring and summer for road construction across the City of Pembroke.