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Temiskaming advised to stay vigilant

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – While the pace of new COVID-19 cases has slowed, Temiskaming’s acting medical officer of health says the public must heed the ban on …

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Building 101 Experiences, one by one

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Do you want to give yoga a try? Learn to make Australian scones or cook with maple syrup? Hear stories from a century …

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Craft beer festival tapped out again

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – For the second year in a row, the North On Tap craft beer festival has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Held at the Haileybury …

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FUN ON THE SLIDE

Payton Laframboise, at right, and Ryder Preston had a blast as they got ready to zoom down the double slides together at the playground in Earlton Sunday, May 2. The …

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Red dresses for the missing and murdered

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — On an overcast, blustery May 5, four red dresses fluttered in the wind outside the Keepers of the Circle Aboriginal Family Learning Centre …

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New funding for New Horizons program

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Several groups in the Temiskaming region received New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding to support and enhance seniors’ services. The announcement was …

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Local woman recounts COVID-19 diagnosis

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — For well over a year we’ve been hearing about the novel coronavirus with many unable to relate to an actual COVID-19 diagnosis. But a …

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National Nursing Week

May 10-16 is National Nursing Week in Canada. Here in the second year of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have come to more fully appreciate the work and dedication of …

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Having a flutter

By Diane Johnston I suspect I wasn’t the only one who scrambled to find that little yellow scrap of paper when the lottery gods announced that a $15 million ticket …

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Still time for Skillz development

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The latest provincially mandated lockdown is set to expire May 19. An extension of the current COVID protocols would affect a popular recreation …

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Locker Room Chatter

With Chip McDivot Most golfers are itching to begin participating in their favourite pastime, but under the current orders, there will be no scratching the itch until at least May …

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Straight From The Hip

With Mike McArthur When it comes to anyone being accused of sexual misconduct, well known or not, that person must get their case heard in court before we ruin and …

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Costs surge for new Haileybury fire hall

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A new fire hall is expected to be built in Haileybury by the end of the year. But it’s going to cost a …

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Timmins to provide interim building services to city

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Until Temiskaming Shores can hire a chief building official, it will use the building inspection services of Timmins. City council approved the agreement …

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Fire damages home on Probyn Street

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A Temiskaming Shores resident has been charged with arson in connection with a fire at a three-apartment residence in Haileybury on the weekend. …

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Improved palliative care for Latchford area patients

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter LATCHFORD – The Latchford Medical Clinic is now able to provide even better care for its palliative cancer patients with a recent addition …

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New store all the buzz in New Liskeard

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Vape it, roll it, smoke it or eat it – now legally in Temiskaming Shores. Local residents won’t have far to travel to …

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Evanturel secures new municipal office complex building

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter EVANTUREL TOWNSHIP – Home, sweet home. Evanturel Township has announced that it has purchased the Robertson Sales auction building on Bryan’s Road from …

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Armstrong names public works superintendent

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter EARLTON – Caleb Fotheringham has been named Armstrong Township’s latest public works superintendent. He assumed the permanent position as of May 1, the …

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Cobalt has three per cent tax increase this year

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt has passed its 2021 budget with an average three per cent increase to ratepayers. In dollars, this means an average $25 increase over …

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