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Residence proposal meets resistance

A proposed development for a downtown student residence has hit universal resistance from Pembroke council, the planning and planning advisory committees, local merchants and landlords alike.

STEPHEN UHLER / DAILY OBSERVER After months of work, the four luxury apartments located on the second floor of 183-185 Pembroke Street West are ready, and at least one is already occupied. Celebrating this, Synercapital held an open house to mark the completion of this as the first of a number of projects on the go, including the new student residence on Lake Street. Here, Pembroke mayor Ed Jacyno, centre, congratulates developer Ash Arif, right, and his wife Rita, while they stand in the kitchen area of one of the new apartments.

New luxury apartments for downtown

Another step in the revitalization of Pembroke's downtown core has been taken, as a developer has officially opened a quad of luxury apartments in the heart of the city.

Celebrating a century

After 100 years of evolution, Algonquin Park’s east side area has transformed and transformed again and a select few this Saturday were treated to a walk through time.