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Tina Peplinskie/Daily Observer: A school bus and minivan collided near the intersection of Chamberlain and Fraser Streets around 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning. The bus was carrying students and teachers from Bishop Smith Catholic High School at the time. The lone occupant of the minivan was assessed at the scene by County of Renfrew Paramedics and transported to Pembroke Regional Hospital as a precaution. The investigation into the collision is ongoing.

Collision at troubled intersection

A collision near the intersection of Chamberlain and Fraser Streets in Pembroke's east end has once again sparked the debate about the need for a four-way stop at the intersection.

Project Hope for the Homeless

Algonquin College students are organizing a sleep-out to help build a bridge from despair to hope for the homeless in Renfrew County.

Team Renfrew County (left to right): Jaime Fletcher, Clara Biernacki, Jessica Yemen, Brian Kong.

Local students medal at nat'l science fair

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 OPP arrest 2 for human trafficking

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.

Sean Chase/Daily Observer Petawawa's parks and recreation department unveiled “Get to know your Neighbourhood Program,” an initiative that will emphasize outdoor play and provide family activities at several municipal parks from June to August.

Petawawa parks to host summer events

PETAWAWA – The town will be launching a new community development concept this summer that will encourage residents to take another look at their neighbourhood parks and programs.