There will be plenty of free activities available in Shawville this Saturday (February 11), as part of the town’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Organizer Darcy Findlay explained that the winter carnival is a collaboration between the municipality, the Shawville Recreation Association and the Curling Club He said that there would be something for everyone, available free […]
Darcy Findlay talks about Shawville’s Winter Carnival on Saturday February 11.
Following the extreme cold that hit the region on Friday and Saturday, a prolonged power outage affected the Upper Pontiac on Saturday and Sunday (February 4 and 5), including the municipalities of L’Isle-aux-Allumettes, Chichester, Sheenboro and Waltham. CHIP 101.9 spoke with L’Isle-aux-Allumettes Mayor Corey Spence to discuss what area residents have been through over the […]
L’Isle-aux-Allumettes Mayor Corey Spence talks about the power outages that took place over the weekend (February 4 and 5).
The MRC Pontiac has announced that a public consultation regarding daycare services in the Pontiac will take place on Monday February 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the MRC office in Campbell’s Bay (602, Route 301 Nord). “Jane Toller, Warden of the MRC Pontiac, invites members of the public to attend a town hall meeting to […]
A tractor grooming the snowmobile trails near Campbell’s Bay was destroyed in a fire on Sunday (February 5). No one was injured. Shawville-Clarendon Fire Chief Lee Laframboise said that his department received the call at around 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon that a groomer had caught fire on a section of the PPJ trail parallel to […]
The citizens of the Municipality of Fort-Coulonge are called upon to exercise their voting rights in the upcoming by-election for the position of council seat 1. CHIP 101.9 spoke with Dave Hérault, one of the two candidates in view of this election. He mentioned that he has long been interested in several issues affecting municipal […]
On Sunday afternoon, the 46th Community Bonspiel wrapped up at the Shawville Curling Club. This years winners were The Four Lads, made up of Skip Basil Hodgins, Third Wayne Park, Second Jerry Callaghan, and Lead Kevin Hannaberry, who claimed the prestigious Toilet Seat Trophy. The Bonspiel is the club’s biggest fundraiser throughout the year and […]
Another boil water advisory is in effect for residents of Fort-Coulonge and the St-Camille sector in Mansfield. According to the Municipality of Fort-Coulonge, which manages the filtration plant, this notice is due to power outages in recent hours that have affected the Pontiac. “We ask the population of Fort-Coulonge and the Saint-Camille sector to boil […]
As part of our coverage of municipal budgets throughout the Pontiac region, CHIP 101.9 spoke with Municipality of Pontiac Mayor Roger Larose to discuss their plans for the year ahead. Larose said that this year they dropped their mill rate from 64 to 53 cents per $100 of evaluation due to a 33% average increase […]