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IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGE LAID AT RIDE PROGRAM

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged an individual after conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program. On June 29, 2024, shortly before 2:00 a.m., officers conducted a RIDE program on Ottawa Street, West Nipissing. A motor vehicle approached …

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OPP INVESTIGATES ARSON IN RIVER VALLEY

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – The Nipissing West detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a suspicious fire, which was reported in River Valley. On June 14, 2024, shortly after 12:00 a.m. Nipissing West OPP, along with the River Valley Fire Protection Team and Field Township Fire Department, responded to a …

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OPP Arrests Trio for Attempted Robbery in West Nipissing!

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested and charged three people with attempted robbery and related offences after an investigation in West Nipissing. On June 21, 2024, shortly before 12:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West OPP Crime Unit and OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit arrested three people on Des Cedres …

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Ontario Invests $25.3M to Enhance French-Language Schools in Northern Communities

The Ontario government has announced a significant investment of $25.3 million to enhance French-language education in Northern Ontario. This funding is divided between two major projects aimed at improving educational infrastructure and creating modern learning environments for French-speaking students. The first project involves a substantial investment of $18.3 million for …

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YOUNG PERSON CHARGED AFTER ATTENDING FOR A FAMILY DISPUTE

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Police arrested and charged a young person after a request was made for police to assist a family. On June 3, 2024, shortly after 4:00 p.m. members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a residence to assist in keeping the peace …

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DRIVER CHARGED AFTER ROAD RAGE EVENT ON CACHE ST.

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Police arrested and charged one person after a report of a road rage incident. On June 2, 2024, shortly before 1:30 p.m., Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Cache Street, West Nipissing. It was reported that two vehicles …

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PARKED VEHICLE LEADS TO IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGES

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – A driver was charged with impaired driving after police investigated a parked car. On May 23, 2024, shortly after 2:00 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop with a parked vehicle, still running in a parking lot …

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Georges Pharand Takes Seat as Ward 8 Councillor

During a special Council meeting on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, Georges Pharand was appointed as Ward 8 Councillor, following the process outlined in the Council Vacancy By-law 2023-47. Four candidates—Daniel Corriveau, Dave Lewington, Georges Pharand, and Christine Riberdy—presented statements of interest and answered questions from Council members. A live vote …

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