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Village Noel: Scene will shift to fairgrounds

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Plans are going ahead for the 2021 Village Noel festivities, but in a slightly different part of New Liskeard. This year the Christmas …

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Exhibition planned for George Cassidy works

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – A retrospective exhibition of the works of the late George Cassidy is being planned through the Temiskaming Art Gallery, in cooperation with the Cobalt …

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Application made for Cobalt park upgrades

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The Town of Cobalt is submitting an application for funding to spruce up Teck Park at Cobalt Lake. Cobalt staff have compiled a list …

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Cobalt support sought for headframe questions

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The Cobalt Historical Society is anxiously awaiting the outcome of assessments that are to be carried out on two headframe properties and an open …

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Zack’s Crib to outline project for city council

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Representatives of Zack’s Crib will outline their plans for a safe-bed facility at city council’s meeting next week. Temiskaming Shores council extended the …

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Lorrain fire hall sees some upgrades

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter LORRAIN TOWNSHIP – The Lorrain Valley Volunteer Fire Department has been able to complete some much-needed upgrades to its fire hall over the …

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Give them a D

You can be forgiven if you’re confused – lately there have been lots of people getting their COVID shots, but the virus continues to surge. The variants of concern are …

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No spring in my step

By Diane Johnston Spring – that joyous season when the snow melts and reveals the signs of our pet population. It’s obvious that people love their dogs enough to take …

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Straight From The Hip

With Mike McArthur The sporting and political worlds look to be moving together hand-in-hand – at least in the USA where the state of Georgia recently brought in new voting …

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Different Strokes

This has been a year of many changes for everyone, as even the best-laid plans had to be changed. With the limited number of people allowed in one place, the …

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Straight From The Hip

With Mike McArthur The most prestigious PGA golf tournament is on this weekend beginning Thursday in Augusta, Georgia, as the 2021 Masters features favourite Dustin Johnson back to defend his …

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Police Blotter

Two charged TEMISKAMING SHORES – Two people were charged after police responded to a shoplifting incident at a Highway 11 location last week. Temiskaming OPP were called to a business …

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Temagami hosts successful COVID-19 vaccine clinic

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – Temagami’s seniors aged 70 and up and priority healthcare workers were some of the latest to receive their first Moderna COVID-19 …

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Charlton Sustainability Hub project making progress

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter CHARLTON – The Charlton Sustainability Hub is moving closer to becoming a reality. The Northern Ontario Centre for Sustainable Development Co-Operative Inc. (NOCSDC) …

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Englehart small animal buy, sell and trade proposed

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Englehart and District Agricultural Society is proposing to sell small livestock beside the Englehart and Area Community Arena Complex this year. Funds from …

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First Ramsay bursaries awarded to Northern students

KIRKLAND LAKE (Special/Staff) – A vet tech student at Northern College’s Haileybury campus and a student at the Kirkland Lake campus are the first recipients of bursaries honouring the late …

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Council approves housing board member change

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – Temagami council has accepted the resignation of Debby Renaud from the Temagami Non-Profit Housing Corporation board and endorsed the appointment of …

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Truck purchase sparks shop-local discussion

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A new truck drove an old debate at the Temiskaming Shores council table. On March 2, councillors approved the purchase of a new …

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Temagami starts 2021 budget discussions

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – Temagami council and staff have begun discussions on the municipality’s 2021 budget. A one per cent increase in the tax levy …

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