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100 Women provide donation options during COVID-19

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The 100 Women Who Care Temiskaming Shores group is giving donors a variety of options during COVID-19 restrictions. “(For) everyone’s safety we will …

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Charlton fair, summer markets fall victim to COVID-19

CHARLTON (Staff/Special) – The Charlton fairgrounds are going to be a lot quieter this summer. The Charlton Agricultural Society has cancelled the 2020 edition of the fall fair, which would …

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Newest centenarian shares secrets to long life

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — In times of trouble we often turn to our elders for guidance and calm. While the COVID-19 pandemic has us focused on our …

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Summer show out of steam due to COVID-19

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter EARLTON – A beloved summertime event in the District of Timiskaming has fallen by the wayside amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers last week …

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Garden competition for Englehart area students

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Englehart and District Horticultural Society is encouraging students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 to enjoy planting a garden this summer. The society …

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The re-awakening

The country is slowly emerging from its self-imposed COVID-19 cocoon both socially and economically. The advent of warm weather and open lakes in Northeastern Ontario has seen more people out …

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It’s time to reopen the economy

By Mike Baker (Mike Baker is Regional Editor Dufferin-Caledon, Orangeville Citizen, Caledon Citizen and Shelburne Free Press) When Premier Doug Ford “took back Ontario,” as he so vociferously claimed following …

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Northern Loons stay afloat during COVID-19

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — While training in a pool isn’t an option for the Temiskaming Northern Loons swim club at this time, dryland training is. Like so …

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Get Active would still like to get busy in 2020

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The Get Active in Temiskaming series of runs/walks saw its spring events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic but is hoping to come …

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Chitaroni named to All-Time Italian team

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — No matter what team he played for over the years, he made a big impact. The feisty, skilled winger from Cobalt, former New Liskeard …

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Schools out for summer

TORONTO (Staff/Special) – It’s official – Ontario students won’t be returning to school for the rest of this academic year. Ontario government leaders said yesterday (May 19) that the decision …

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Many glad to see fire ban lifted for long weekend

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – People across Ontario were able to rejoice late last week as the provincial government lifted the Restricted Fire Zone (RFZ) designation …

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OPP searching for missing person

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Police are seeking the public’s help to find a missing city resident. Temiskaming OPP say Gregory Dunn, 68, was last seen in Haileybury on the morning …

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Englehart area residents shopping locally

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Austin’s Valu-Mart grocery store in Englehart is seeing an interesting development as a result of the pandemic. Englehart and area people are using their …

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2020 season on – and off – for local markets

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Saturday will still be market day in Temiskaming Shores, with the first farmers’ market of the season to be held June 6. But …

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Business aid on the virtual table

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Are you a business owner struggling with the economic side-effects of COVID-19? On May 12, the City of Temiskaming Shores is organizing a …

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Cobalt levies to be part of budget discussions

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council has decided to put off making a decision about including utility bills with property tax bills. At its committee-of-the-whole meeting, held electronically …

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City sealing deal on new pothole fixer

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city hopes a new pothole repair machine paves the way for improved roads. On March 24, Temiskaming Shores agreed to purchase a …

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City reviewing spending in wake of COVID-19

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is holding off on a rent increase for the Haileybury Family Health Team for now, and it’s foregoing planned increases in …

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