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Local solar projects in deficit positions

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Two area solar projects are running in a deficit position, and both were discussed recently when municipal audits were conducted. Englehart Solar Inc., which …

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First virtual Englehart fair shared by many

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The area’s first virtual fall fair seems to have been a success. The Englehart Fall Fair, presented online over the weekend of September 12, …

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Hoping Fall Fun Days will happen

CHAMBERLAIN TOWNSHIP (Staff) – Aidie Creek Gardens is doing its best to prepare another Fall Fun Days event this year. Manager Jeff Warner acknowledges in an email interview that “COVID …

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New Liskeard Fall Fair goes full stream ahead

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES —The New Liskeard Agricultural Society’s Fall Fair has gone virtual for the first time in its illustrious history due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We …

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Only days left to get in on Earlton Lions draw

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter EARLTON – The Earlton Lions Club has been working hard to reach out to people in order to sell tickets for its annual …

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Homefront’s mission: helping to feed the district

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter ENGLEHART – Jacob Lewis Englehart had a famous saying on a sign that read “No one need pass here hungry.” Homefront Mission and …

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Greg’s Marsh honours conservationist

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter CASEY TOWNSHIP — It was a fitting tribute as a flock of Canada geese flew overhead that a former Haileybury man who dedicated his life to …

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Ups and Downs

• Thumbs up to those leaders who continue to work on fine-tuning the public transit system that ferries people through Cobalt and Temiskaming Shores every day. Temiskaming Transit has weathered …

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Slowing down

Diane Johnston The slow food movement was born in the late 1980s – in Italy, of course – to protect unique local foods, food traditions and the pleasure of a …

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Puckhounds adjusting to new rules

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The game of hockey in South Temiskaming is looking very different this season due to COVID-19 pandemic safety precautions. The Northern Ontario Hockey …

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Haunted Hustle race cancelled due to COVID-19

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES— Boo hoo! There won’t be any ghosts, goblins or witches running along the STATO trail at Halloween. It’s more trick than treat as the …

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Former Cub signs with KL Gold Miners

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — Another New Liskeard Cub overage player has decided to lace up the skates in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) for the …

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Plans to reconstruct Charlton cenotaph

CHARLTON (Staff) – The Municipality of Charlton and Dack has resolved to reconstruct the cenotaph located in Charlton. Reeve Merrill Bond said in a telephone interview that the municipality will …

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Smile Cookie campaign fills a need for children

DISTRICT (Staff) — Smile cookies are not only tasty, but if purchased will benefit the annual CJTT FM Christmas Wish Campaign. From September 14 to September 20 Tim Hortons in …

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Grand opening of crystal healing shop marks one year

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY – The Divine Crystal Healing Shop in downtown Haileybury celebrated its first anniversary Thursday, September 3. The shop provides products related to healing with crystals …

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Transit changes proposed

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – In an effort to keep the buses on schedule, the Temiskaming Transit committee is proposing changing some routes and eliminating some bus stops. …

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Curtains for Englehart theatre building

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The former theatre building in Englehart is one step closer to closing curtains. The building, located at 50 Third Street, is now being vested …

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Bylaw officer hired for Charlton-Dack

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON-DACK – The Municipality of Charlton and Dack has approved the hiring of Pete Gilboe as its bylaw officer. Charlton-Dack Reeve Merrill Bond said administrative staff …

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Englehart council meeting in person

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Since the pandemic was declared in late winter this year, Englehart council has been holding its meetings electronically. For the first time since the …

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Longer lifespan for Chamberlain landfill

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHAMBERLAIN TOWNSHIP – Good news does happen at municipal council meetings. At Chamberlain Township’s regular council meeting Tuesday, September 1, council was advised that the township’s …

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