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Hendersons honoured in hometown

 •  September 18

The Town of Smiths Falls will be recognizing the accomplishments of two local golfers, as the Henderson sisters will have their names front and...

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County United Way campaign underway

 •  September 18

Renfrew County United Way has launched their 2014 campaign. They're looking to raise $400,000, during their 43rd annual campaign, which kicked off...

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Low-flying jets part of training exercise

 •  September 18

If you are seeing and hearing low-flying jets overhead, there is no reason to be alarmed. Alpha Jets will be flying over Pembroke, Petawawa, and...

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Vote now for new County slogan

 •  September 18

Renfrew County is holding an online contest to find a new slogan, one that best describes the region. Officials have posted 181 submissions from...

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Carp wins fastball title

 •  September 16

The Greater Ottawa Fastball League champions hail from Carp. On Sunday afternoon the championship game pitted the defending champs from Micksburg...

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Business owner charged in Arnprior fire

 •  September 16

As a result of an ongoing investigation by the Renfrew OPP into a fire at Mo’s Pita Palace in Arnprior back on the 19th of January 2014, the owner...

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Drug busts in Pembroke net coke, crystal meth

 •  September 16

In the past two weeks under the umbrella of Project Paradigm, two Pembroke men have been arrested and face a list of drug charges. On September...

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Campbell’s Bay woman killed in crash

 •  September 16

A two-car crash on Highway 17 at Bruce Street just outside of Renfrew late last night has left one person dead. Deborah Smith, 46, of Campbell’s...

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Town halls to discuss proposed pipeline

 •  September 12

Two public town hall meetings are set for Arnprior and Pembroke with a focus on the proposed Energy East Pipeline development that is expected to...

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Briscoe back on ballot in Admaston Bromley

 •  September 12

With hours to go before the nomination deadline, Admaston Bromley Mayor Raye-Anne Briscoe filed her papers and is seeking re-election in next...

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Lumber Kings home opener Sunday

 •  September 12

In Jr A hockey the Pembroke Lumber Kings have their home opener this weekend, set for Sunday night, when the defending champion Carleton Place...

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Final weekend for Valley fastball

 •  September 12

The Micksburg Twins have forced a fifth and deciding game in their Greater Ottawa Men’s Fastball League playoff series with the Kanata Pirates...

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Former Arnprior cop honoured by Governor General

 •  September 10

Det.-Insp. Chris Nicholas, a former Arnprior OPP officer, was honoured by the Governor General yesterday with The Order of Merit of the Police...

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Election races tighten up

 •  September 10

There are now races for heads of council in two more townships with candidates stepping forward this week in Greater Madawaska and the United...

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Perth man arrested after complaints

 •  September 10

A 62-year-old Perth man has been arrested and is being held in custody following several indecent exposure complaints. A number of reports of a...

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Brooke is world’s #1!

 •  September 9

Smiths Falls’ Brooke Henderson is now the top women’s amateur golfer in the world. The 16-year-old slides into the number one position after...

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Roadwork in high gear across the Valley

 •  September 9

Three new road repair projects are now underway across Renfrew County which will cause some traffic slowdowns and delays. In Madawaska Valley the...

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Thieves stealing hydraulic hoses

 •  September 9

Crime Stoppers and the Renfrew OPP are looking for the public’s help in solving a series of ongoing thefts. Since the fall of 2013 someone has...

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Give Gift of Life in Cobden

 •  September 9

A blood donor clinic is being held Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the Agricultural Hall in Cobden. If you are interested in rolling up your sleeve and...

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Transport overturns on Highway 132

 •  September 9

A section of Highway 132 in Renfrew was closed down yesterday due to a collision. Both lanes were blocked near the intersection of Riverview Drive...

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