Monthly Archives: June 2018

Concern over laneway liability

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY - A small laneway in Haileybury is the subject of discussions about liability.Concerns have caused discussions between the District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board (DTSSAB) and the City of Temiskaming Shores.The board approached the city to discuss how to protect DTSSAB from future litigation in case

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City approves in-kind support for church hall

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY - The City of Temiskaming Shores council has approved in-kind support for the construction of a new hall for the St. Paul and St. John Anglican Church in Haileybury.After council voted to provide the support on Tuesday, June 19, Temiskaming Shores Mayor Carman Kidd commented that the

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Icy view of highway plowing

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD - Latchford Mayor George Lefebvre commented that it seems strange to be talking about ice and snow on the highway when the town is basking in the first days of summer.But at Latchford's Thursday, June 21, meeting of council, concerns about winter highway ice and snow were

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Peaceful resolution to Evanturel incident

EVANTUREL (Staff) – Police say an incident involving a man barricaded inside an Evanturel Township residence ended peacefully when he surrendered.Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say officers responded to a call about the incident around 5 p.m. June 25.Police say the residence was contained and traffic in the area was controlled.In

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OPP investigate tractor trailer collision

LATCHFORD (Staff) — Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with Emergency Services personnel, responded to a motor vehicle collision on Thursday, June 14, shortly after 8:15 a.m.OPP say the collision occurred on Highway 11 south of Latchford when a northbound tractor-trailer lost control resulting

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Elk Lake searching for ace

ELK LAKE (Staff) – The Catch the Ace fever has spread to Elk Lake.Royal Canadian Legion Branch 310 is on week 13 of the fundraiser.Five hundred tickets, at $5 each, are available this week.If all the tickets are sold and the ace of spades is drawn this week, the winner

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Protest on July 7 of Englehart CIBC closure

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART - Englehart and area residents have been working together to protest the decision by the CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) to close the Englehart branch at the end of the business day on November 15.Most recently, organizers have been helping residents share with CIBC their stories

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Canada Day 2018 to sparkle

DISTRICT (Staff) – There will be fireworks, face painting and flag-waving aplenty to mark Canada Day weekend.An old favourite returns to Temiskaming Shores, while a new event makes its debut in the region.Temiskaming ShoresTemiskaming Shores will see a street dance revival.Some tickets remain available for the June 30 dance in

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Long-time Latchford mayor honoured

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – George Lefebvre entered politics at the age of 12, when he was elected president of the Sigma C Boys Club in the Latchford United Church.He first ran for municipal office in 1965 after a neighbour’s dogs destroyed his garden and killed his son’s pet rabbit.He

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Awards presented to 355 Polaris Squadron

ENGLEHART (Staff) - The 355 Polaris Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets held their 34th annual ceremonial review at the Englehart and Area Community Arena Complex.The Reviewing Officer was Major Brenda Tinsley. In 2016 she returned to her previous post, North Bay. She qualified as mission crew commander and was Alpha

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