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More join city council election race

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – With a little over a week to go before the close of nominations for municipal elections, three more candidates have declared their intention to seek a …

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HERITAGE HOPS

This year is a busy one for the Haileybury Heritage Museum as it prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of the Great Fire. It’s receiving $7,000 in support from the …

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ART ON THE WATERFRONT

A painting inspired by the Great Fire came to life in front of a live audience at Temiskaming Art Gallery’s Art in the Park July 27. Cobalt artist Jennifer Pereira …

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CIVIC JUST DUCKY IN ELK LAKE

If it takes a village to raise a child, it may require almost as many to catch a flotilla of rubber ducks. Hundreds of the fundraising duckies made their way …

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Fire departments “pay it forward”

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LORRAIN TOWNSHIP – The Lorrain Valley Fire Department has been the beneficiary of a “Pay-it-Forward” exchange that began with a donation by the City of Temiskaming …

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Library expanding mobile connections

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special/Staff) – Do you lack wifi at home or the cottage? The Temiskaming Shores library can help. Thanks to funding from the Timiskaming Health Unit to help bridge …

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FOOD BANKS TAP INTO DONATION

The three food banks serving New Liskeard, Haileybury, and the Cobalt, Coleman and Latchford area will share $3,000 raised at this year’s North on Tap craft beer fest. Pictured above …

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A Very Interesting Day

Congratulations go out to the organizers of A Day In Farm Country farm tour, and to the Riverside Farmers Market which held a special market and barbecue at the former …

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Anniversaries

By Gordon Brock This year our area sees a plethora of significant anniversaries. Some of them commemorate weather oddities, others commemorate significant events in the history of our area. In …

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The beautiful game

By Sue Nielsen Many young girls in Canada and certainly in the United Kingdom and possibly around the world watched as England’s women’s soccer team won the Euro 2022 Cup, …

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Fall surge expected, vaccinations encouraged

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Three outbreaks at congregate living settings are being contained in South Temiskaming, and overall, the decrease in COVID-19 infection rates in this region are …

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Hundreds took in special farmers market and farm tour

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Riverside Farmers Market and the Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance (NOFIA), along with commodity organization representatives, combined forces on Saturday, August 6, to offer …

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Cobalt still aiming for Hoist Room replacement

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council and staff are still working on a replacement for the Hoist Room formerly located at the Cobalt arena. The arena was sold …

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Foire Gourmande making tasty return

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter VILLE-MARIE – After two lean years, the hungry can once again satisfy cravings for unique, regional flavours. The Foire Gourmande de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue et du Nord-Est Ontarien …

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Day in Farm Country returning to rural routes

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After two and a half years of pandemic -related cancellations, Temiskaming is invited to come back to the country. The fourth edition of …

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Verger du Terroir bearing fruit

    Diane Johnston Speaker reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As crates of dusky blue haskaps roll into the yard, even Yvan Chartrand is surprised. “Unbelievable,” he said. “When I was …

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City seeing decline in insurance premium

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After several years of dramatic increases in its insurance rates, the city’s costs are dropping. Temiskaming Shores council has approved a …

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City to survey decisions through “climate lens”

      TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – City staff will now look through a climate lens as they make recommendations to council on such matters as procurement, budgeting and policies. …

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