The new Crown Ward Education Championship Team (CWECT) partnership between local school boards and Family and Children's Services (FCS) is generating a lot of positive and optimistic talk, and not just the expected praise from those at the top levels of each stakeholder organization.
Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley threw open its doors on Thursday, Feb. 20 to give roughly 60 crown wards from Renfrew, Lanark and Leeds and Grenville counties a little taste of some of its hands-on post-secondary programs.
The sentencing hearing of Cristopher Chaulk got underway in Pembroke court yesterday, starting the two-day proceeding determining the fate of the man accused of two vicious assaults on base in Petawawa nearly four year ago.
The second and final day of Christopher Chaulk's sentencing hearing wrapped up on Tuesday, but he will have to wait nearly two more months before learning his fate after Justice Martin James reserved his decision until an April 28 court date.
Council has directed staff to develop a noise bylaw that will effectively cover the entire municipality.
The Daily Observer has learned Thom Transit is ceasing operations within the city of Pembroke as of March 28, following a decade of service within the municipality.
An exciting new fundraising event founded by Pembroke area native and country recording star Jason Blaine received a big boost from a major sponsor of the Pembroke Lumber Kings.
Being the head of Pembroke council continues to put Mayor Ed Jacyno at the top of the city's remuneration list.
Follow tonight's Laurentian Valley Council-in-Committee meeting. Daily Observer reporter Sean Chase begins our coverage after 5:30 p.m.
Laurentian Valley businessman Steve Bennett has announced his candidacy for the position of mayor of Laurentian Valley.
Laurentian Valley Councilor Debbie Robinson has announced that she intends to let her name stand for the position of reeve in Laurentian Valley Township.
It's up, up and away for the 15th annual Relay for Life.
The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP are seeking the public's help in locating a suspect in an armed robbery at a Subway sandwich shop in Pembroke Friday night.
Dealing with mental health is no longer something being kept in the dark, and that's a good thing.
The Pembroke Public Library is reducing its Saturday summer hours to help it hold the line on its budget.
The student residence project at 227 Lake Street is well underway, but it isn't the only development beginning to stir Pembroke's downtown core.
When a child has been under the care of Family and Children's Services for a particular length of time (12 months for those younger than six, 24 for those older) the child welfare agency itself becomes their legal guardian and they become known as Crown wards.
Students at Bishop Smith Catholic High School recently got a lesson in goal- setting and perseverance from someone who knows all about both: former NFL/CFL player Mark Hatfield.
Fellowes and Bishop Smith are both advancing to the county's boys hockey championship.