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CIBC Englehart closing November 15

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – In spite of meetings and discussions, Englehart area representatives have not been able to convince CIBC to reverse its decision to close its …

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Dancing with the Docs boogies for Care Campaign

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Local doctors and their partners waltzed onto the stage at Northern College Saturday night in front of a sold out crowd of 400 …

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Grafitti artist instructs art project at ESCSM

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Visitors to Ecole secondaire catholique Sainte-Marie (ESCSM) may be pleasantly surprised when they walk into the school and see brightly painted graffiti …

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Exploring the light through a lifetime of art

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY – A large gathering of people had a chance to listen to Elk Lake artist Lionel Venne at TAG October 25 as he explained his …

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A cheerleader, a football player, a budget and love

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The story of Peter and Sharron Graydon seems like an inspirational real-life story that would lend itself well to a movie. Two young …

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Christmas in a shoebox returns

  TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Falling leaves, fall suppers and the first flurries are preludes to the Christmas season. So too is the annual shoebox campaign for Operation Christmas Child. …

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Anti-violence campaign making colourful message

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A purple scarf is more than a fashion statement. The winter fashion accessory signifies support for efforts to end violence against women …

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Always remembering

Remembrance Day ceremonies will be taking place at cenotaphs across the region on Sunday, November 11. At 11 a.m., communities everywhere will be gathering at their cenotaphs to remember soldiers …

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Remembrance Day: holiday or no?

By Steven Larocque Last week’s web poll on The Speaker’s website asked if readers think November 11 should be a statutory holiday. The argument in favour generally makes the point …

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Lions on pace to set new team record

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – When the 2017-18 season concluded for the New Liskeard Lions they had five league wins after 30 games. The team has played …

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Cubs taking on Majors and Thunderbirds

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – As the Cubs approach the middle of the season, they have a chance to make a push to the middle of the pack. …

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Spartans run with the OFSAA experience

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor ENGLEHART – Cross-country runners came to a sudden stop last weekend. Students from Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS) and Englehart High School (EHS) competed at …

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OPP investigate fatal collision in Coleman Township

  COLEMAN TOWNSHIP (Staff) — The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police report (OPP) a fatality occurred as a result of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 B, …

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Police seize drugs, lay charge

  COBALT (Staff) – Drugs were seized and a woman was charged after police stopped a woman in Cobalt on the weekend. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say an officer observed …

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Missing male located in Temiskaming Shores

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) — The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reported Tuesday, October 30, that 37-year-old Jeremy Bakhuis has been located deceased in Temiskaming Shores. Earlier reports …

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Elves working on Unveiling of Christmas

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Throughout the region at Christmas most communities take a day or weekend to produce something especially colourful and fun-filled to mark the advent …

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See how Cobalt Shines November 2

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Everyone from far and near is invited to see what Cobalt has to offer. On Friday, November 2, Cobalt businesses and tourism centres will …

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Riverside Farmers’ Market keeps growing

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – When the Riverside Farmers’ Market opened at 7 a.m. July 9, 1988, “it was a nice day,” recalled long-time vendor Morgan Carson of …

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Cobalt resignation outcome unresolved

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The final makeup of the new incoming Cobalt council, which will be sworn in in December, is still not known. With the resignation of …

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Zoning approved for new Beach Gardens project

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – City council has approved rezoning that will permit a residential development on the Beach Gardens property to go ahead. The property, located south …

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Two in race for city mayor’s post

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – In Temiskaming Shores, incumbent Carman Kidd is seeking a third consecutive term as the city’s mayor. He’s being challenged by political newcomer Michael …

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