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Council rethinking 2020 budget

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – City council continues to think and think again about its spending plans. In a split vote last week, Temiskaming Shores council turned down …

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A buzz about new arts drop-in centre

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Open Studio Libre at 479 Ferguson Avenue in Haileybury held its official opening Friday, February 7. The open house attracted approximately 60 …

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Wanderlust Walz at Temiskaming Art Gallery

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Wanderlust Walz, a retrospective exhibition of the art works of Walter Pape, will be at the Temiskaming Art Gallery until March 6. The …

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Second poetry park coming to Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The vacant land northeast of the Cobalt library will be transformed into a poetry park, according to plans of resident David Brydges. Brydges met …

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HMREC marks World Wetland Day February 1

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HILLIARDTON — The Hilliardton Marsh Research and Education Centre (HMREC) marked World Wetlands Day February 1 by inviting members of the public to help with bird …

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Harvest Queen competes for provincial CNE crown

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — She’s got one crown but she wouldn’t mind another. The 2019-20 New Liskeard Agricultural Society Harvest Queen, Darby Durrant, will represent the community …

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Making space at new Hoist Room

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The Town of Cobalt’s preparations for its Hoist Room are still going ahead. Work has been taking place on a new location for the …

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Ups and downs

• Thumbs up to the I Read Canadian initiative that the Temiskaming Shores Public Library will observe on Saturday at the New Liskeard branch in both English and French. CanLit, …

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The dark side of technology

By Darlene Wroe As I write this column, my iPhone is on silent. Yesterday I received five phone calls from someone showing up as Unknown.I received five phone calls from …

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Local teen curlers sweep to U18 provincials

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A couple of local teen curling teams from South Temiskaming want to rock their way to a provincial championship and maybe even a …

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Puckhound makes hockey memories for life

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor COLEMAN TOWNSHIP – It was a jet-setting lifestyle – if only for one weekend – for Kaia Kellar. The 14-year-old hockey player went from Coleman Township …

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Jibb Memorial concluding decade run

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HUDSON TOWNSHIP — It’s been a beneficial event helping to upgrade a community rink and keeping the memory of a kid who loved hockey in the …

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Funds available for geothermal study

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Thermal heating and cooling of Cobalt municipal buildings using water trapped in underground mine tunnels is an idea that might be more within reach. …

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City proceeding with $1 million Dymond water project

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Pedersen Construction has been awarded a $994,500 contract to complete the second and third phases of the Dymond water distribution system upgrade. With …

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Walkouts, school shutdowns extending

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – More schools will be shut down this week amid the ongoing labour dispute between provincial negotiators and Ontario’s teachers. The area’s French-language schools …

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Canada Summer Jobs program now taking applications

DISTRICT (Special) – Employers have until February 24 to submit applications to the federal government for funding assistance to hire summer students. Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota is hosting information sessions …

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New plan for Englehart area business openings

ENGLEHART (Staff) – In response to the closure of the Englehart Chamber of Commerce at the end of 2018, the Central Timiskaming Economic Development Board has resolved to take over …

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Claims and Defences holds court in New Liskeard

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A new paralegal service has opened in New Liskeard offering the highest level of dedication and professionalism and affordability in legal representation for …

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Roads, upgrades on Coleman agenda in 2020

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter COLEMAN – Coleman Township, like other municipalities, has “our challenges,” says its mayor. “And so far, we’ve been pretty successful,” said Mayor Dan Cleroux in a …

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Seeking fair library access to eBooks

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TIMMINS -Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus has joined a national movement which is calling on the federal government to respond to difficulties Canadian libraries are experiencing …

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Councillor sought for Englehart

ENGLEHART (Staff) – The Town of Englehart is inviting interested people to submit applications for the position of councillor. A councillor’s position has been made vacant with the resignation of …

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