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Airport authority suggests municipal election question

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EARLTON – The Earlton-Timiskaming Regional Airport Authority is urging municipal voters this year to ask their candidates what their position is on financial support for the …

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A royally good time

  The Hillview United Church in Dymond Township celebrated the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The church dedicated its spring tea event Saturday, May 5, by holding …

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Six String Nation coming to SPARC Symposium

  DISTRICT (Staff) — Toronto-based Jowi Taylor, who has family roots in Cobalt, will make an appearance with his Six String Nation guitar at the upcoming SPARC symposium being held …

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61ST NOAA ON DISPLAY

  The 61st annual Northern Ontario Art Association juried exhibition is now on display at the Englehart and Area Historical Museum until May 20. A reception for the show, hosted …

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Army cadets gather for training in Coleman

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP – The Algonquin Regiment Army Cadet Corps was in Coleman Township recently to hone their skills. They performed navigation and trekking training May …

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Lake Temiskaming ice free on May 17

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — After a long, cold winter the ice has now gone from the largest body of water in the region, Lake Temiskaming. The …

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Charlton Heritage Centre future in question

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter   CHARLTON-DACK – The future of the Charlton Heritage Centre is hanging in the air. At the Monday, May 14, meeting of the council …

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A disappearing way of life

The news that the Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada (CIBC) plans to close its Englehart branch in November generated many emotions. Unfortunately, those who have been watching the trends of …

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Wrong place, right time

by Steven Larocque   I’ve written in this space before about my bad memory and a marked handicap when it comes to recognizing and remembering faces. One way to combat …

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Former Cub players honoured at The Shep

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The stories began flowing in the lobby of the Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena as three former New Liskeard Cub players who went on …

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Minor hockey announces lineup for ’18-19

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Behind the bench and in the boardroom, the hockey season is shaping up well for the TSMHA. The majority of coaches as well …

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Chess players move on after provincial titles

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TIMMINS – The École catholique Ste-Croix Grade 7-8 chess team is now a provincial champion. French-language school students from across Ontario competed May 8-10 in Timmins …

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The Weekender – May 25, 2018

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Commercial driver charged

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – Charges related to impaired driving were recently laid against a commercial vehicle driver near Temagami. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say they responded to a traffic complaint on …

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Rallying for passenger rail service

  ENGLEHART (Staff/Special) – Rally For Rail town hall meetings are being planned across Northeastern Ontario in the week ahead. Voters are being invited to attend the town hall meetings …

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Making filing less taxing

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The deadline for filing 2018 income taxes has come and gone. In Temiskaming Shores, volunteers helped more than 1,050 area residents complete their returns this year. …

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Council agrees New Liskeard BIA to stay

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The New Liskeard Business Improvement Area will remain. Temiskaming Shores council unanimously agreed to retain the downtown improvement organization May 15. Council’s vote …

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Englehart centre opens as business hub

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – There’s more room for new and expanding businesses in the Englehart area. The Englehart and Area Business Centre has opened in a newly …

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Five apply for Temagami council vacancy

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Temagami is scheduled to appoint a new councillor this week to fill a vacancy at the council table. Five people have applied …

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Vanthof brings office politics to New Liskeard

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – John Vanthof’s recent travels in the riding have him confident the NDP’s message is getting through. The Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP is campaigning for the …

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Municipal campaign off to slow start

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – While the Ontario election will dominate the news for the next month, the municipal campaign has also begun. In a switch from earlier years, …

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