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Freight train/truck collision closes Highway 11

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Highway 11 was closed to traffic Saturday when Ontario Provincial Police from the Temiskaming Detachment attended a collision involving a freight train and …

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Englehart artist exploring new form of rock art

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Chelsea Smith’s work has grit. The Englehart artist is experimenting with hand-made pigments made from local rocks she’s ground into fine fragments using a …

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Fired up for Latchford duck race

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – The geese may be starting to fly south but the ducks are still leisurely hanging about. Hundreds of plastic ducks will be taking to …

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Foire gourmande satisfying local tastes

VILLE-MARIE (Staff) – Since 2002, foodies hankering for something a little different have been flocking to Ville-Marie for one weekend in August. The Foire gourmande de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue et du Nord-Est …

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Marsh hosts annual Hummingbird Garden Party

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HILLIARDTON — Naturalists call them “joyas voladoras,” or flying jewels, and hummingbirds fit that description nicely. While hummingbirds are lovely to watch at feeders, they are …

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Local Scouts Canada chapter seeks members

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Do you want your child to be involved in outdoor activities with friends, complete meaningful community service work, enjoy physical activity with hands-on …

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Upcoming blood donor clinics

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – While mobile blood donor clinics in Temiskaming Shores will end in 2020, local donors still have two more opportunities to give. Clinics are scheduled for New …

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Good regional news

There was some good regional news out of North Bay this month. Ontario Northland and Metrolinx announced that 15 Metrolinx bi-level passenger coaches would be sent to the Remanufacturing and …

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A teacher I’ll never forget

By Darlene Wroe I have many memories regarding learning how to write. My main memory, however, goes back to one of my teachers during my Englehart school days. Miss Pearl …

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Fundraiser on the Fairways teeing up for two

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — By placing a golf ball on a tee, swatting and then chasing after it and later enjoying a delicious dinner with friends, people …

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Cougar Ridge Farms hosts cool ranch event

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HILLIARDTON — Ranch sorting is a horse of a slightly different colour than team penning, but as exciting if not more so. “A horse wants to …

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City urged to keep Bucke Park

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Keep Bucke Park. That was the loudest message at a public meeting that was called by Temiskaming Shores council to get feedback on …

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Police blotter

Latchford resident facing assault charges LATCHFORD (Staff) – A Latchford resident was arrested and weapons were seized as part of an investigation last week into a reported assault. Temiskaming Ontario …

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Funding announced for Development Road reconstruction

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CASEY TOWNSHIP – The reconstruction of Development Road in Casey Township has been given the green light by both the federal and provincial governments. The federal …

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Law association celebrates centennial

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Temiskaming Law Association has been anything but brief. The TLA recently celebrated 100 years since its incorporation on April 4, 1919. It …

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Café Meteor Bistro sold to local brewery

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Change is not bittersweet for Nicole Guertin and Joceyln Blais. They have sold the Café Meteor Bistro in downtown Haileybury to Whiskeyjack Beer …

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Chamberlain sees benefits of shared services

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHAMBERLAIN TOWNSHIP – Chamberlain Township’s arrangement with the Municipality of Charlton and Dack for shared services is working well, says Chamberlain Reeve Kerry Stewart. In fact, …

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Latchford seeking bylaw officer

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – Latchford council is looking for a bylaw officer. On July 18 a handful of residents attended the council meeting to express their concerns about …

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August start-up for bridge construction

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HILLIARDTON – Construction of a new bridge on Highway 569 in Hilliard Township is expected to begin in early August. The contract for the project was …

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