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Murder Mystery fundraiser for two local organizations

23 October 2023 à 3:15 pm

On November 4, amateur gumshoes from around the Pontiac will gather at the Shawville Lions Hall for a a dinner theatre production that will feature an evening of food, drink and intrigue. Val Twolan-Graham, vice-president of the Pontiac Community Players, said that the idea was to put on something a little different to bring people […]

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$1,700,000 in funding for 18 projects across MRC Pontiac

23 October 2023 à 3:13 pm

At the MRC Pontiac council of mayors public meeting on October 18, a resolution was passed approving the recipients of the FRR stream 4, a large funding envelope provided through the provincial Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MAMH). The fund was for projects that promote “economic vitalization” in the region. There were 35 submissions […]

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Newly renovated multi-use courts open at Pontiac High School

23 October 2023 à 2:38 pm

On Friday morning (October 20) representatives of Pontiac High School as well as several community groups and municipalities gathered to celebrate the renovation of the school’s outdoor courts. PHS physical education teacher Darcy Findlay explained that the project had been in the works for the past two years, with the objective of resurfacing the court […]

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Pontiac Chamber of Commerce hosts presentation from CFIB

20 October 2023 à 4:08 pm

On Thursday evening (October 19), the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce held a 5 à 7 at the Little Red Wagon Winery in Clarendon that featured a presentation from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The presentation touched on a number of issues facing business owners, particularly in the Outaouais region. Speaking after the meeting, […]

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Candidacy submissions for mayor of Rapides-des-Joachims open tomorrow

19 October 2023 à 3:04 pm

Those looking to put forward their candidacy for the position of mayor of Rapides-des-Joachims can start doing so tomorrow (October 20). The position has been vacant since the death of former mayor Doug Rousselle, who passed away on September 11 at the age of 73 after a battle with esophageal cancer. Stephany Rauche has been […]

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Pontiac seniors recognized for community work

18 October 2023 à 4:01 pm

The Table de concertation des aînés et des retraités de l’Outaouais (TCARO), an organization representing seniors and retirees throughout the Outaouais region, held a ceremony at the Bryson Bistro du bûcheron in Fort-Coulonge Tuesday (October 17) recognizing six local elders for their contributions to the community. TCARO deputy director general Patricia Gougeon explained that the […]

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Emergency services called after Mansfield man attempts to cut hydro poles

17 October 2023 à 11:34 am

Emergency services, including the Sûreté du Québec and the fire department, had to intervene on Monday, October 16, following an incident on rue Lauzon in Mansfield-et-Pontefract. A man apparently attempted to fell two hydro poles. Emergency services were called to the scene around 4:30 p.m. and police were able to intervene with the individual. The […]

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Fundraising nearly complete for PHS bleachers, nominations sought for Athletic Hall of Fame

16 October 2023 à 4:47 pm

Earlier this year, staff at Pontiac High School announced that they would be fundraising for a set of retractable bleachers in their gymnasium and the community has been generous with their support. PHS physical education teacher Darcy Findlay said that the process has been going well, and with the school posting thank-you messages to donors […]

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Drugs and stolen dirt bikes seized in Mansfield, two men arrested

16 October 2023 à 3:10 pm

Around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday October 15, Sûreté du Québec officers from the MRC Pontiac station intercepted a vehicle for a check in the parking lot of Mansfield-et-Pontefract’s town hall. In the course of a routine check, police noticed open cans of beer in the vehicle. They investigated further and found two dirt bikes in […]

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Pontiac tourism project nominated for marketing award

16 October 2023 à 11:25 am

One of MRC Pontiac’s tourism projects has been nominated for the City Nation Place Awards in the Best Communication Strategy category. The nomination is for the “Route 148 – Your Best Vanlife In The Outaouais” promotion, which was entered by Visages régionaux, the marketing company the MRC hired to spearhead the project. City Nation Place […]

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