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'If someone has a gun and wants to kill us, we will die': One year later, is Wilno any safer?

As threats go, it’s hard to imagine one more chilling.

“We’ve heard from women who live in an abusive relationship and their abuser has said to them, ‘If you think that you’re leaving — don’t’,” said JoAnne Brooks, director of the Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County. 1,135 more words

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Trial set for 2017 for man charged in killing of three Renfrew County women

Basil Borutski will go to trial next fall on three counts of first-degree murder.

The Round Lake-area man charged in the deaths of three Renfrew County women has learned he will face a judge and jury when his trial begins Sept. 327 more words

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La Leche League - Arnprior

Arnprior has a long established La Leche League group where mothers, expectant parents & support persons get together for mother-to-mother breastfeeding support. They meet every 2nd Thursday at 10:00am at the… 181 more words

The Mill

I lived and worked in Renfrew County for 15 years or so, and never once checked out any of the ghost towns. I knew where they were, half a dozen or so anyway, but I just didn’t make it a priority. 164 more words


The General Store

Sometimes the questions go unanswered.

Why was some stuff left behind when the general store closed? I can figure out why the store closed – the community died. 228 more words


Local cycling news

Mississippi Mills has won the Bronze Award for Bike Friendliness at the Annual Ontario Bike Summit. Coming behind Burlington, which has now achieved Silver status, Mississippi Mills joins the ranks of other communities like Oshawa, Oakville and Welland in achieving Bronze status. 179 more words

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Ottawa man, 51, identified as victim in Pembroke crash

Police have identified the victim of a two-vehicle crash near Pembroke Monday afternoon as Troy Tofflemire, 51, of Ottawa.

Two others suffered critical injuries in the crash. 66 more words

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