ALMONTE TRUCK AND TRACTOR PULL REVVING THINGS UP SATURDAY
5/26/2017 8:10:06 AM
It's the biggest in the Valley, and it's a go! The Almonte Truck and Tractor Pull, a presentation of the North Lanark Agricultural Society happens tomorrow (Saturday) at the fairgrounds.

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PETAWAWA WOULD LIKE TO SEE AN ADJUSTMENT TO PARKING REGULATIONS FOR RENTERS
5/26/2017 7:57:57 AM
Petawawa's Planning and Development department intends to send a letter to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing due to a proposed regulation.

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HUNDREDS OF DRIVING RELATING CHARGES LAID DURING CAMPAIGN
5/26/2017 7:48:29 AM
The annual road safety week campaign through the Upper Ottawa Valley has come and gone and now the results are in. The seven day campaign was a collaborative effort by Canadian Police Services targeting high risk driving behaviours.

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LOCAL REAL ESTATE REMAINS SLUGGISH
5/26/2017 7:41:03 AM
Renfrew County remains largely exempt from Ontario's blazing hot real estate market. Home sales edge down on year-over-year basis in April 2017.

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GALLANT QUIET ABOUT HER VOTE FOR PARTY LEADERSHIP
5/26/2017 7:29:34 AM
Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Member of Parliament Cheryl Gallant is off to the Conservative Leadership gathering that will host the results of Saturday's membership vote to select a party leader.

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST UNDERWAY AT KIWANIS FIELD HOUSE
5/26/2017 7:24:18 AM
The annual Salvation Army pancake breakfast is underway this morning (Friday). The Kiwanis Club is hosting the breakfast until 9 am at the Kiwanis Field house in Pembroke.

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SEXUAL ASSAULT, WEAPONS CHARGES LAID AFTER DOMESTIC ASSAULT
5/25/2017 8:56:38 AM
A 29 year-old man from North Grenville faces some serious criminal charges following a domestic assault in Bonnechere Valley Township.

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COMPANY ASKS TO PUT UP NEW COMMUNICATIONS TOWERS IN DEEP RIVER
5/25/2017 8:39:22 AM
One non-profit is trying to bring high quality internet to Deep River. At last week's council meet, Weesoe Community Communication Technologies made a presentation to council asking them to allow WCCT to put towers up in town.

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BEWARE THE SCAM DISGUISED AS A HELPING HAND
5/25/2017 8:31:30 AM
There's another fraud scheme people have to be looking for. The OPP is warning that following all of the flooding we've had, there will be scammers using it to their advantage.

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UPPER OTTAWA RIVER KAYAK FISHING DERBY PLANNED FOR AUGUST
5/25/2017 8:06:41 AM
The Upper Ottawa River Kayak Fishing Derby is going to be back this year, and hopefully bigger than ever. Derby Director, Kelly Williams, says there were around 30 anglers last year and he hopes that number will at least double this year.

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LAURENTIAN VALLEY OFFERS 150 FREE MAPLE SAPLINGS FOR CANADA'S 150
5/25/2017 7:56:39 AM
The Township of Laurentian Valley is putting its motto, "Grow With Us", into practice. Laurentian Valley has 150 free maple saplings for residents-- first come, first served. The gift celebrates Canada's 150th Birthday, and there is a limit of one sapling per family.

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PEMBROKE GAS STATION ROBBED
5/24/2017 10:00:19 PM
Police are investigating a robbery at the Esso gas station on Pembroke Street West in Pembroke.

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STATS SHOW RENFREW COUNTY RESIDENTS HAVE HIGHER RATES OF COLORECTAL CANCER
5/24/2017 9:19:01 AM
Cancer contiunues to touch two in five Canadians and is currently the cause of 30 percent of all deaths. New data from Statistics Canada breaks down the trends of cancer nationwide and what types target certain areas.

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INFORMATION MEETING FOR FLOOD VICTIMS TONIGHT
5/24/2017 8:38:17 AM
The next information night for those affected by the recent flooding in Renfrew County and in the city of Pembroke is set for tomorrow night (Wednesday). The public session will be held at the Shady Nook Recreation Centre beginning at 7pm.

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TURNING OLD TIRES INTO WISHES
5/24/2017 8:28:35 AM
One local fundraiser helps the environment and children. The 8th annual 'Tire Take Back' event at Valley Automotive helps people to safely recycle their old tires and contributes money to the Sunshine Foundation of Canda.

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INSECT BITES AT SHAWVILLE SCHOOL STILL A MYSTERY
5/23/2017 2:12:03 PM
A school in Shawville has been facing a pesky little problem...bugs. Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School and the adult learning sector within the school have been dealing with complaints of bug bites since early in April.

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BONNECHERE VALLEY TOWNSHIP FRUSTRATED WITH RUMOURS ABOUT FIRE DEPT
5/23/2017 2:00:07 PM
Bonnechere Valley Township Council and some senior staff were clearly frustrated with rumours spread by an employee who works at one of their waste sites.

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COLBY'S CRUSADE RETURNS FOR FIFTH YEAR
5/23/2017 1:56:57 PM
The community has once again thrown its support behind Colby's Crusade. The Saturday event started off at Riverside Park with a walk, followed by facepainting, balloon inflatables from Ry J's and bubble balls from Skyza.

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PART OF PAUL MARTIN DRIVE CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION
5/23/2017 10:15:59 AM
Pembroke motorists are reminded that, with the unofficial beginning of the summer season following the Victoria Day weekend, it's construction season once again.

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DEEP RIVER ASKED TO SUPPORT PEMBROKE AND AREA AIRPORT
5/23/2017 9:53:56 AM
Deep River Council is being asked to help support the Pembroke and Area Airport. Funding is needed to repair or upgrade infrastructure such as the fuel tanks, runway and hangars.

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RECONSTRUCTION OF BEACHBURG RD SET FOR THIS SUMMER
5/23/2017 9:39:41 AM
A major stretch of Beachburg Road will be going under the knife this summer and it could cause traffic delays.

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MUNICIPALITIES TO APPLY FOR INFRASTRUCTURE MONEY UNDER $50 MILLION FUND
5/23/2017 9:27:47 AM
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has made more funding available for local communities looking to invest in infrastructure. Under the Muncipal Asset Management Program, $50 million will be handed out to make informed infrastructre decisions.

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