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Remembrance Day will see changes this year

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – This year’s Remembrance Day will be markedly different than in other years due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. Royal Canadian Legion District K …

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Laronde honoured with cultural award

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TORONTO – Sandra Laronde’s career has been nothing short of impressive and she recently added another accomplishment to an already extensive resume. The …

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The Pumpkin Patch is waiting for you

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HUDSON TOWNSHIP – The Pumpkin Patch at Craig Haven Farm and Gardens in Hudson Township has been enjoying a brisk turnout. Area people have been enjoying …

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Northern grower among the giants in the field

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter CHAMBERLAIN – Never mind your little jack o’lantern or your tasteful tabletop fall display – Aidie Creek Gardens’ Jeff Warner has grown a single pumpkin that …

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Local recognition for World War II kindness

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HARLEY TOWNSHIP – The Consulate General of Israel in Toronto and Western Canada and the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem have presented the “Righteous Among the …

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Tina Sartoretto Fund established through TTF

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — She was a larger than life figure who worked tirelessly to promote Cobalt and now a fund has been established in her honour …

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OPP officer dies after discharge of hunting rifle

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have reported that a member of the Temiskaming Shores Detachment has died. Constable Jennifer Landry, 43, had been working …

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Who we are

A community is a living thing, built over the years, decades and centuries by the people who have worked for its development. The life of each individual who has lived …

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Waste not

Steven Larocque This is Waste Reduction Week in Ontario (until October 25) and the province has announced plans to improve recycling programs by making more items acceptable for the blue …

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Ski Village getting ready with COVID in mind

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter LORRAINE TOWNSHIP — Flying downhill through powder-light snow on a ski run is going to look understandably different this year at the Tri-Town Ski and Snowboard …

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Youths need parents present at Englehart gym

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Youths aged 14 and 15 can only use the Englehart gym in the company of a parent or guardian who is also a paid …

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Kids’ support still on even if fishing’s off

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – COVID-19 restrictions meant anglers couldn’t fish for bass en masse this fall at the Bassin’ for Kids tourney. But while there was no …

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Temiskaming has lowest number of cases in province

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – While COVID-19 is spiking in other parts of the province, the Timiskaming Health Unit (THU) says this region is experiencing the lowest number of …

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Gas leak causes city hall closure

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A gas company crew will be on site by the Temiskaming Shores City Hall in Haileybury this week to provide a permanent repair …

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OPP arrest impaired driver

TEMISKAMING SHORES — Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call of a traffic complaint on Highway 11 in the City of Temiskaming …

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FONOM supports broadband link to the stars

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – An association of Northeastern Ontario municipalities is looking skyward for improved broadband and cellular service. The board of the Federation of Northern Ontario …

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City representative sought for new forestry corporation

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The City of Temiskaming Shores is looking for a qualified representative to sit on the proposed Temagami Local Forest Management Corporation. The Town …

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New recovery program coming to Northern businesses

TORONTO (Special/Staff) – The province is launching new short-term funding to help Northern Ontario businesses adapt to COVID-19 public health guidelines. The Northern Ontario Recovery Program will provide financial help …

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Englehart hoping to begin standpipe project

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Town of Englehart is hoping to receive approval for funding for a new standpipe. If funding is approved, the construction project will take …

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Council looks at options for economic development

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – Temagami council is moving forward with trying to establish an economic development corporation. The establishment of an economic development entity has …

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Senior support program feeds a need

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter EARLTON – A program aimed at providing seniors with funding for food during the COVID-19 pandemic has been well received by Armstrong Township …

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