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Marcy’s Bed & Breakfast

Marcy's Bed and Breakfast held its official opening December 1 at 221 St. Joseph's Court by Drive-In Road. Temiskaming Shores Mayor Carman Kidd (left) was present for the ribbon-cutting ceremony by owners Marcel and Nancy Savoie (centre). Temiskaming Shores and Area president Maria Overton (right) was also present to welcome

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Reviewing 2013 – The year saw expansion in Harley

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter HARLEY – Roads, development and recreation facilities saw some improvements in Harley Township in 2013.Another nine lots in its industrial park were sold, leaving just six of the original 24 available.“A lot of people are driving by and checking the park out,” said Reeve Pauline Archambault

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Peaceful Perspectives

The Temiskaming Shores Lioness Lions Club invited students at local schools to picture peace for the Lions Club International peace poster contest. Participants Lauren Griffith, left, of English Catholic Central and Hannah Holtz of Haileybury Public School received $50 cheques and congratulations from Lions District Governor Brian Closs. The students’

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Broad-based prescription for development

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – City council has adopted a list of priorities designed to guide traffic on the road to economic development.They’re in a report drafted by the Community Economic Development Advisory Committee (CEDAC).It identifies ten “key priorities” and related actions for Temiskaming Shores council to consider in the

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CEDAC identifies development priorities

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – An annual Temiskaming Enterprise and Career Fair. Outdoor skating rinks at the New Liskeard and Haileybury waterfronts. Reduced rates to make recreation affordable for low-income families.They’re among the ideas that emerged from a series of consultations with economic sectors in Temiskaming Shores over the past

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Pink Flamingo says thanks

The Pink Flamingo Campaign would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support in bringing awareness to the Campaign with the second year Social Service Worker students from Northern College, Haileybury and Kirkland Lake campuses.The Pink Flamingo Campaign raised $4,017 and the proceeds will be donated to

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Still have to be told

These types of editorials have become a regular, annual staple.Two decades ago, at this time of year, an editorial was written in The Temiskaming Speaker urging readers not to get behind the wheel of any motorized vehicle after drinking even a small amount of alcohol.As part of that editorial, this

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The Last Christmas Card

One of the traditions of Christmas, even in this age of social media, is the sending and receiving of printed Christmas cards.In many, many cases the Christmas card is the last way for people to stay in touch with friends who they may not have seen in years, or decades.That’s

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Measuring Math Skills

Students at Ecole catholique Sainte-Michel were taking part in a series of fun measurement exercises last week to enhance their mathematical skills. From the left are Grade four students Michael Doupe, Francis Lajoie and Alexis Cleave who covered their hands in chalk and then jumped as high as they could

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Awareness

From the left are Ecole Navigateur students who are friends of Jacob Lafond. Jacob asked his friends to help him bring awareness about Down syndrome at the school when he challenged Grades 3-8 to answer questions about the similarities all students have in common. In the back row from the

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