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Municipalities look for share of $4 million reserves

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – A long debate was held Wednesday, May 17, on the merits of allowing the District of Timiskaming Social Services Board (DTSSAB) to hold large …

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A GIFT BASKET FOR A BIRD

Moss, string, birchbark, feathers, bullrush fluff, pet hair, plant fluff, wool, straw and more were materials packed into little baskets to be offered for the nesting birds this summer at …

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Northern Ontario art at Englehart museum

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – A small crowd of artists and well-wishers recently gathered at the Englehart and Area Historical Museum for the season’s opening of the museum …

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MILITARY RECONNAISSANCE

Ashley Verner, a member of the L’écho d’un peuple cast, searched the Bunker Military Museum for a Hitler Youth uniform. The cast from the Ottawa theatre production performed at the …

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Summer plans for Charlton Heritage Centre

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON-DACK – The Municipality of Charlton and Dack has received funding approval for a summer student to oversee the Charlton Heritage Centre this summer. The Canada …

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Mock disasters bring emergency readiness home

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – And you think you’re having a bad day. A variety of scenarios played out in Temiskaming Shores on a recent day in May. …

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Beauchamp legacy helping cancer patients

By Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Local cancer patients are benefiting from the legacy of a Temiskaming Shores man. Raymond Beauchamp, better known as Bee Bee, died in July …

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Bee friendly

From the time of the invention of the lawnmower, anyone with a yard has been encouraged in the pursuit of a perfect green carpet of low-cut grass. But the times …

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Perspective

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor I was going to take some food home the other night from a local restaurant, but they got my order wrong so I took my money …

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Ups and Downs

Here are two things worthy of a thumbs-up this week in Temiskaming and one deserving of a thumbs-down. • The announcement that the Frog’s Breath Foundation continues to make a …

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Ready to go at the Vandervliet Graydon track

TEMISKAMING SHORES — When race timer Tom Barker yelled out to the boys lined up for the 100-metre sprint, “Are you guys ready?” the quick reply was, “We were born …

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Mega hockey tournament planned for Earlton

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP —A fun mega hockey tournament is being planned for Earlton in 2018 with cash prizes, tickets to Ottawa Senators games and a great weekend …

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TSMHA names new executive for two-year term

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The board of executives of Temiskaming Shores Minor Hockey Association (TSMHA) have just ended one season of play and are looking forward to …

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Mock disasters bring emergency readiness home

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – And you think you’re having a bad day. A variety of scenarios played out in Temiskaming Shores on a recent day in May. …

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BFO still looking north

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – Interest in Northern Ontario agriculture is growing, says the president of Beef Farmers of Ontario. But whether it leads to more beef operations may …

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Arena food survey open

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Would you like to see some new options on the menu at Temiskaming Shores arenas? The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is working with concession operators at …

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Northern Industrial & Environmental Supply has you covered

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Family, friends, Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce members and Temiskaming Shores councillors all arrived to congratulate the owners of Northern Industrial …

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Chamber recognizing leading lights

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Why buy local? It keeps money in the area, where it “bounces around the community multiple times,” said Darcy Griffith, president of the …

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Miller Group celebrates 100th anniversary

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter   TEMISKAMING SHORES — Historians say the year 1917 was one of the worst years in Canadian history because of the First World War, the …

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Brethour Township has new clerk-treasurer

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter BELLE VALLEE – Belle Vallee resident Cathy Beach has taken over the position of clerk-treasurer of Brethour Township. Beach replaces Pam Bennewies who has held …

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Governments decry softwood tariffs

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – In the wake of the U.S. countervailing duties on softwood lumber, Ontario is calling on the federal government to create a loan guarantee program. Ontario is …

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NOP names Timiskaming-Cochrane candidate

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A North Cobalt man will run under the Northern Ontario Party banner in the next provincial election. Shawn Poirier was named the fledgling …

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