Monthly Archives: April 2018

RCMP riding into New Liskeard June 5-6

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Mounties are coming to New Liskeard.The famed Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride will be performing two shows June 5 and 6 in the riding ring at the New Liskeard fairgrounds.“We’re quite excited about it,” said Meghann Packard, president of the New Liskeard Agricultural

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PPKS presents The Tree and the Donkey at the Classic

COBALT (Staff) - The arts are important to children’s overall development.With this in mind The Pied Piper Kidshows (PPKS) will feature its final show of the 2017-18 schedule Thursday, April 26, at 6:45 p.m. at the Classic Theatre in Cobalt.It’s a fast paced show featuring interactive Mexican theatre performers.The Tree

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DooDoo Guy spells relief for pet owners

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It’s a local business that’s picking up.People love their dogs but they don’t necessarily love what their pets leave behind.But there’s a local business owner who does.DooDoo Guy owner Scott Anderson held a grand opening for his Temiskaming Shores-based business on Friday, April 13, at

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Green Mining Conference planned in September

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT - Plans are in place for a Green Mining Conference in Cobalt and area in September, and the wheels were set in motion with the announcement of federal funding.Spearheaded by a committee including Coleman Township Mayor Dan Cleroux, Cobalt Mayor Tina Sartoretto and Latchford Mayor George Lefebvre,

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Police investigating classified ad scam

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special) – Potential applicants are advised to be cautious if they spot classified ads seeking caregivers.The warning comes after Ontario Provincial Police in Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry investigated an ad published in two community newspapers in Eastern Ontario.Police said the ad was purportedly from a woman seeking a

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Dymond fundraiser assisting kids and families

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – There was a rush on hamburgers Saturday at the Dymond Fire Station.Appropriate, since it was part of a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House program.A large group of volunteers staged the barbecue/yard sale/silent auction April 21 and, with great weather, came great crowds.“The event went

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Councillor apologizes for divisive words

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – A Temagami councillor under fire for a letter he posted on his Facebook page last month has apologized.Councillor Ron Prefasi posted the apology on the “Temagami Ron Prefasi: Your Voice Matters” page on April 18.He wrote, “I declare here that I do apologize unequivocally to all

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