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CJTT Christmas Wish nears $100,000 for local kids

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The CJTT FM Christmas Wish Campaign continues to make a big impact in Temiskaming. Over a 12-hour period on December 1, …

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Rolling with the gift of giving

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter EARLTON – Francois Gauthier has been helping out Saint Nick, the Earlton Lions Club, the Coeur du Village and the Christmas Wish – all …

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Night of Lights illuminating Haileybury

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Haileybury will shine later this week. On Friday, December 2, the public is invited to gather at 6:45 p.m. at the cenotaph park for the Haileybury …

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Community band makes Christmas return

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Think “Christmas,” and it’s often the music that springs to mind. On December 11, the public has a chance to hear local musicians perform some seasonal …

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United Way inviting funding proposals

  DISTRICT (Special/Staff) – Does your organization have a project that would address poverty or mental health in Temiskaming? United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est l’Ontario (UWCNEO) wants to hear …

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North On Tap accepting funding applications

    TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) — If you are a not-for-profit group and have a pressing need, you might look at the annual North On Tap Craft Beer Festival as …

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Flu leading local virus race

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – One COVID-19 outbreak continues in the district, at a Community Living site in Kirkland Lake. It’s a reminder “that there’s still …

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The magic is love, and love is the magic

By Darlene Wroe   As this column is being written, December has dawned and another Christmas approaches. As I was thinking about Christmas, I was remembering the days of long …

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The message never gets old

    The Speaker has always encouraged people to shop local. That’s partly self-interest, of course. We’re a business and we need your support, just like all the other local …

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Cubs edge Timmins Majors 2-1 in shootout

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The New Liskeard Cubs won a shootout decision 2-1 over the Timmins Majors at the Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena December 2. …

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Six people displaced by Whitewood Avenue fire

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A morning fire on Whitewood Avenue in New Liskeard was quickly extinguished and no injuries reported as a result, but six people …

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Norovirus confirmed as outbreak cause

    TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Lab tests have confirmed norovirus as the cause of a food-borne illness outbreak at a New Liskeard restaurant last month. The Timiskaming Health Unit …

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ALL CHARGED UP

Employees at Electra Battery Materials Corporation recently donated 600 items and $150 to the Salvation Army Food Bank in New Liskeard as part of a company food drive. Among the …

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Heritage Fund support for Northern ag

DISTRICT (Staff/Special) – Temiskaming producers are among the beneficiaries of more than $6 million for the agri-food sector recently announced by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation. “Agriculture producers and …

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Improving transportation in city’s dual downtowns

      Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is rethinking transportation in downtown New Liskeard and Haileybury. Temiskaming Shores has hired a Vaughan firm to complete …

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New city council takes office in Temiskaming Shores

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Internal organization was on the agenda at the inaugural meeting of Temiskaming Shores’ new council. Council committee appointments and the designation of formal …

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Casey Township council preparing for new term

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter CASEY TOWNSHIP – Casey Township is ending 2022 and entering 2023 with one new councillor. Reeve Guy Labonté, with several terms served in that …

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Othmer steps back from municipal service in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – A well-known municipal politician has stepped down from Cobalt council after 25 years of service. George Othmer served as mayor for the …

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