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Sean Chase/Daily Observer Town of Petawawa firefighters held their annual “Fill the Boot” fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Canada Saturday outside the doors of Independent Grocers in Petawawa. Colby Audette, who has been diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, was on hand to help out. In the photo are (left to right) Capt. Brodie McDonald, Colby, firefighter Andrew Sword and firefighter John Murray.

Petawawa FD support muscular dystrophy drive

PETAWAWA – Town of Petawawa firefighters stepped up to answer the call to those suffering from muscular dystrophy over the weekend, as the department hit the streets for their annual boot drive.

Submitted photo The Petawawa Research Forest has been named the Forest Capital of Canada for 2017-19. Taking part in the announcement, from left, Megan Smith, CIF-IFC past president, Lise Caron, director general of the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, Natural Resources Canada, and Dave Lemkay, general manager, Canadian Forestry Association.

Honour for Petawawa Research Forest

OTTAWA – The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce the Petawawa Research Forest (PRF), located in Chalk River, Ontario as the Forest Capital of Canada (FCC) for 2017-2019. The FCC Award was presented at the 2017 CIF-IFC Annual Awards Banquet held on Sept. 27 at The Westin Ottawa. “The FCC desig

Sean Chase/Daily Observer During its golden anniversary service last weekend, St. George's Chapel recognized parishioners with 50 years affiliation with the Garrison Petawawa church. In the photo are (left to right) Brig.-Gen. Guy Chapdelaine, chaplain general of the Canadian Armed Forces, chapel chairwoman Amanda Cheverie, parishioners Elaine and Jack Chalmers, Garrison Petawawa commander Col. Louis Lapointe, Padre Matthew Lucas and Padre Judson Bridgewater.

St. George's Chapel marks 50 years

GARRISON PETAWAWA – St. George's Protestant Chapel reflected on their last 50 years of providing worship to Petawawa's military and civilian community with a special golden anniversary service last weekend.

Basil Borutski Court sketch by Greg Banning/Postmedia Network

Friends fear accused killer was stalking Culleton

OTTAWA - In the weeks leading up to what Crown prosecutors allege was a planned triple murder, several friends told Carol Culleton that Basil Borutski was stalking her.Lorraine Wallace told the court Monday that several incidents involving Borutski — whom Culleton referred to first as "the handyman" and later as Basil — had put her co-worker Cullet