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Hospital base funding increases two per cent

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – An additional $113,600 for Englehart and District Hospital has been welcomed by its CEO. The two per cent increase in its …

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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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New artists blooming in youth showcases in Englehart

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Two upcoming shows will provide insight into the talents and artistic studies of this year’s area art students. Special selections from the artworks of …

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Fun-filled event chases away rainy-day blues

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter   ENGLEHART — More than 200 people, including children and parents, attended the first Kids’Activity Day Englehart Public Library fundraiser on Saturday, May 6. The …

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TO GET TO THE OTHER SIDE

Only in Northern Ontario would you see a beaver stopping traffic. This beaver was spotted recently crossing Whitewood Avenue in New Liskeard at approximately 8:40 a.m. by Gerry Hogan and …

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Growing something exciting in Englehart

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — The 1st Englehart Girl Guides of Canada is leading the way in the Town of Englehart with a project to have a community garden …

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HPS play equipment heading to Bucke Park

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The former Haileybury Public School’s loss is Bucke Park’s gain. The city is purchasing the playground units currently located in the yard of the closed school …

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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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Emerging priorities

By Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter Emergency Preparedness Week has come and gone. Now, it doesn’t rank up there on my personal priority list with, say, the income tax filing deadline. …

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Figuring it out

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor   The Ontario budget was introduced recently in the provincial legislature. Supporters of the government loved it. Or tolerated it. Opponents hated it. Budget patterns are …

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Dymond participants Get Active and damp

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – There were no bats, balls or mitts at the Dymond Recreation Park on May 13. But there were a few umbrellas and lots …

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SNOWCROSS HONOURS

Rebecca Ramsay was awarded two first-place championships at the Canadian Snowcross Racing Association’s year-end banquet April 29. She was undefeated in the Junior Girls category and was the points leader …

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Roy honoured with NOHA award

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Perhaps the only one surprised by the Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) Angus Campbell Award designation was the recipient. Temiskaming Shores resident and …

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MTO turns down Thornloe lighting request

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – Thornloe councillors have called for lighting at the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 562. Two fatalities have occurred at the intersection in recent …

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Armstrong Street tenants not affected by campus closure

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The closure of the Collège Boréal campus in Temiskaming Shores will not affect the other users of the New Liskeard complex, says a …

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Foundation granting $210,000 in ’17

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Recreation, culture, education, and services for people in need will all benefit from the Frog’s Breath Foundation this year. It will distribute more than $200,000 to …

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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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Business licencing policy work continues

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – It may be another two months before a proposal to regulate door-to-door sales and transient vendors returns to Temiskaming Shores city council. …

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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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