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Temiskaming records second COVID-19 case

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The wife of the man who has Temiskaming’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 has also tested positive for the virus. In a media …

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Have your say online in city rec planning

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Public gatherings may be off, but the public is still invited – online – to take part in developing Temiskaming Shores’ new …

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Outdoor rec facilities now closed

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The city’s outdoor recreational amenities, including municipal playgrounds and park shelters, are now closed. What was an advisory to the public last week to refrain from …

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Carpentry competition builds on success

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Wycliffe Nichol has worked on hydro dams, for mining companies, and in office towers in downtown Toronto. “The places it can take you are …

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Snowbirds flock home amidst COVID-19 concerns

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The return of the snowbirds is a sure sign spring has arrived, but perhaps a little sooner than expected. Canadians who spend winters in …

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Bhutan inspires local doctor with progress

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Dr. Gretchen Roedde, who operates the medical clinic in Latchford, recently returned from Bhutan where she was assisting in the development of a revised …

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Englehart, KL hospitals step up precautions

ENGLEHART (Special) – As the number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario continues to rise, hospitals in Englehart and Kirkland Lake have increased steps to limit risk to patients and staff. …

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Apart but together

People are doing a good job of putting distance between themselves, and of shopping responsibly and mindfully. There are always some who won’t comply, but we have no choice but …

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Notes from the pandemic

By Steven Larocque “We’re all stuck at home now” No. No we’re not. That’s from a New York Times column from March 25 and it’s those kinds of pronouncements that …

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Tri-Town Lacrosse hosts learn-to-play clinic

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — What’s the best way to introduce a child to a new sport? Offer a free introductory clinic in a fun, relaxed environment. The …

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GNML announces award winner for 2019-2020

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It wasn’t the way they would have liked the season to end, but as the COVID-19 pandemic requires, safety was the top priority …

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Minor hockey season shut out over virus concerns

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The remaining portion of the 2019-20 minor hockey season has been cancelled amidst concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. “We still had a few …

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Border closed at Notre-Dame-Du-Nord

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter NOTRE DAME DU NORD — Amid rising tensions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, borders have closed internationally, nationally and now provincially. The road between Ontario and Quebec …

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MPP wants fair gas prices in Temiskaming

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — While COVID-19 concerns have Ontario residents remaining in their homes in self-isolation, when they do venture outside they are discovering gas prices are generally …

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OPP arrest seven for break and enter

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Seven people, including two from North Bay, were arrested by the Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police and charged after a violent break and enter …

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Child care spaces opening for front line workers

DISTRICT (Staff/Special) – Child care spaces for children of essential and core service workers are being opened across the district. Dani Grenier-Ducharme, the children’s services manager at the District of …

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SMC meets metals demand during COVID-19

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Sometimes it is good to think locally, but when it comes to industrial metals and pandemics, a global perspective is required. Coronavirus concerns …

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Restaurants hit by COVID-19 shutdowns

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — In the wake of COVID-19, small business owners across Temiskaming have been hit hard as they try to adjust to daily changes mandated …

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City contemplating tax aid

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city will not apply the penalty and interest charges that outstanding property tax accounts would have faced in April. Next week, Temiskaming …

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OECTA reaches tentative agreement

TIMMINS (Special/Staff) – After months of labour unrest in Ontario’s schools, the first tentative agreement with a teachers’ union was announced late last week. On March 12 the province, the …

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