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this week in history

JULY 6, 1994: People from North Renfrew and local politicians joined residents of the new long-term care centre to mark its official opening last Friday. Everyone got a chance to cut a piece of the ribbon two years to the day after the community joined in to help turn the sod so construction could begin.

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Hospital members agree to end voting rights

  by Colleen Rutherford Archer Community corporate members present at the Deep River and District Hospital’s annual general meeting voted 19 to 12 to end their own voting rights. The meeting was held Wednesday, June 25 at the Deep River …

No plans to change spring levels: OPG

A small number of concerned citizens gathered recently to hear representatives from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) give an update on their operations on the Ottawa River, including water levels and flows. OPG held its annual Ottawa River stakeholders meeting June …

Mayor under fire for payments

Deep River’s remuneration bylaw will be amended to reflect council’s displeasure with Mayor David Thompson’s per diem claims. Thompson came under steep criticism from some of his colleagues last week as council voted unanimously to strike a controversial paragraph from …

Community welcomes “Clara’s Big Ride”

“Totally inspired” – and totally inspiring. A huge crowd – estimated at close to 1,000 people – turned out Sunday night to welcome six-time Olympic medalist Clara Hughes to Deep River’s Riverbank Park. The visit was part of “Clara’s Big …