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Push for full vaccination continuing

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As of noon June 20, Temiskaming remained COVID-19 case-free. “Fantastic,” said Dr. Glenn Corneil, the district’s acting medical officer of health, in a …

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Library a re-opened book

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – It’s back to book business as usual at the city’s library. Regular service and hours resumed July 5 at the Temiskaming Shores’ centralized …

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Quilts of Valour ceremony wrapped in love

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — In the front yard of the Fielder family home in New Liskeard, Canadian Armed Forces veteran Ryan Fielder received a special Quilts of …

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A pitch for reduced speed limits

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Amid ongoing calls to improve road safety, city councillors have heard recommendations to lower the speed limit and reduce lanes in areas of …

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Hospital expands care partner access

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff/Special) – As Ontario moves into Step 3 of its reopening plans, so too is Temiskaming Hospital. The hospital began opening its doors a little wider yesterday (July …

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Building up our defence

You can’t help but notice how much more relaxed people seem these days. Families have started reuniting. People are starting to travel across Ontario to visit favourite places. There are …

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Home and away

By Diane Johnston There are wants, and there are needs – and it turns out the definitions aren’t clear-cut. As 2021 has dragged on and I’ve resorted to sticking plastic …

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Rural Youth league soon to be back on the diamonds

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor DISTRICT – As the province slowly comes back to some semblance of pre-pandemic normality, one sign of good news is the Rural Youth Mixed Slo-Pitch League …

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Locker Room Chatter

With Chip McDivot By now most are aware that some restrictions have been lifted for many sectors in the area. For the Haileybury Golf Club (HGC), a return to shotgun …

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Tee To Green

After a very busy and successful weekend at the New Liskeard Golf Club (NLGC), here are the results attached from the July 16-18 Pioneer Diesel Two-Man Tournament which featured 144 …

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Organizers look to bring back Englehart Fall Fair

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Englehart and District Agricultural Society will be asking for Englehart council’s approval for an in-person fall fair this year. Society president Brian Smith …

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Hiker rescued from Triangle Hill cliff face

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HUDSON TOWNSHIP — On the afternoon of July 14 at approximately 2 p.m., a call was received by the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police …

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Severn Twp. resident dies in tubing outing

LAKE TEMAGAMI (Staff) – A Severn Township resident died last week in a tubing outing on Lake Temagami. The body of Douglas Coppin, 35, was recovered by the OPP’s Underwater …

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New Lodge formally digs into new location

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The new and expanded Temiskaming Lodge is taking shape as it prepares to open in the spring of 2023. “This is …

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Council says “no” to patio pergola

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – City council will consider an amended agreement next week that would permit a Haileybury establishment to upgrade its patio. But the proposed agreement …

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Temagami receives positive review from auditor

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI — At Temagami’s regularly scheduled council meeting July 8, mayor and council heard some good news from their auditor, KPMG, as they presented …

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Council approves keeping hens

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON – Residents of Charlton will soon be able to keep six chickens on their property. The council of the Municipality of Charlton and …

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