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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

Lanark County

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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Egan: From Barry's Bay kid to $630K a year, humble helmsman of Civic's future

Jack Kitts grew up in Barry’s Bay, a village deep in Renfrew County, in a family that swelled in the Catholic way of the 1950s: nine children in 10 years. 767 more words

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Man dies after being trapped under vehicle

A 33-year-old man from Laurentian Valley Township is dead after he was found trapped under a vehicle, according to police.

The Ministry of Labour is investigating after police were called to a report of an incident resulting in serious injury Tuesday on Forest Lea Road, near Pembroke. 37 more words

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OPP investigating several dog thefts in rural areas

The Ontario Provincial Police is investigating the theft of several dogs in several rural counties around Ottawa in recent months.

The OPP say pets have been taken or have gone missing while outside by themselves in Leeds County, Renfrew County, Napanee, and South Frontenac County. 51 more words

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A.P. Knight Grows Up

When Archie Knight was 15 years old, his father died suddenly of pneumonia. Archie was a scholar at heart, but money was desperately needed to keep the large family going. 150 more words

My Family History

Real estate: Five Arnprior homes on the market

Arnprior is a town in Renfrew County located on the banks of the Madawaska and Ottawa rivers. Named by early Scottish settlers, it’s known for its industry, manufacturing, retail, and small businesses. 417 more words