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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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One-game showdown for WC and Kars

 •  September 9

In the Greater Ottawa Fastball League it’s come down to one game to see who will earn a spot at the Final Weekend Showdown between West Carleton...

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Vehicles damaged in Petawawa

 •  September 5

Three vehicles were damaged, and parts were stolen, in Petawawa on the long weekend. Police received a report on Monday about vehicles being...

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Micksburg now in must-win situation

 •  September 5

The Micksburg Twins now face a must-win game next week to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Twins lost a 1-0 heartbreaker last night to Kanata...

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Joy ride damages corn fields

 •  September 5

Police are looking for anyone who witnessed someone leaving the road to drive through corn fields and damaging crops in two separate incidents last...

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CP Canadians win four in a row

 •  September 5

In Jr A hockey last night the Carleton Place Canadians kept their early season perfect record intact with a 3-2 shootout win over Cornwall. Wesley...

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Questionnaire coming in the Pontiac

 •  September 5

If you live in the Pontiac you may soon be receiving a questionnaire looking for your input on the issue of seniors in the region. On September...

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Thefts from parked cars continue

 •  September 4

Reports continue to roll in from police about thefts from parked cars across the Upper Ottawa Valley. Six incidents were reported to the OPP last...

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