Falling branch injures four at wedding

An outdoor wedding at Fitzroy Provincial Park came to a sudden halt last Saturday when a large branch fell off a tree injuring four members attending the ceremony.


Herbfest volunteers gather round as the rights to the festival are signed over to the Carp Farmers’ Market. Seated at the table, from left: Shaun McLaughlin, Mayor of Mississippi Mills; Don Henderson, vice-president of the Carp Farmers’ Market; and Gerry Bedard of the Herb Garden.

Make ‘tick checks’ part of daily routine: public health

Residents are reminded to be cautious and take measures to protect themselves from ticks and Lyme disease after 52 ticks have been submitted for testing within the Ottawa area.

Wildlife return to restored Carp River

Susan Prior says the four new ponds on her property have helped bring wildlife back to the banks and the water of the Carp River.

Donated artwork

Gary Briggs, president of the Osgoode Township Museum, helps welder Riley Eckford and artist Tamaya Garner assemble a large stainless steel arbour in the museum’s heritage garden on July 28. Garner donated the arbour, which was designed and created by her husband, sculptor Bruce Garner, about 15 years ago.

National War Memorial

A 22-year-old man was arrested and charged with mischief after he climbed up the National War Memorial and ‘fornicated’ with a statue, police said.

Two passengers rescued from overturned sailboat in Dunrobin

Firefighters and a civilian boat helped rescue two passengers from a capsized sailboat on the Ottawa River near Armitage Avenue in Dunrobin today, Aug. 4.

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