Dear Editor:I live in a small town and I love, love, living in my small town of Temiskaming Shores.I would like to send a dump truck full of red roses to the town employees, my plumber, and my neighbour Tracey – she’s a jewel!I was recently
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Challenges continue to rise out of the shifting environment, both physical and economic.The agriculture community is now being impacted under a very wet harvest season, and many millions of dollars of crops are expected to rot in the fields this winter.Winter itself seems to
Cobalt hears of Smart and Caring Community program
Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — As part of the celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017, Governor-General David Johnston is promoting the Smart and Caring Community program.His objective, as patron of the Community Foundations of Canada, is that every community have access to a community foundation for funding
Reviewing 2013 – Charlton-Dack continued working toward the future
Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON-DACK — The year 2013 was a year in which the Municipality of Charlton and Dack continued to work toward the future while managing water systems, roads and parks within the municipality.“The Municipality of Charlton and Dack entered into discussions with District School Board Ontario North East to
Vehicle Accident – Update
Two-vehicle accident outside New Liskeard
DISTRICT (Staff) — A 15-year-old male was transported by air ambulance to Ottawa Monday morning, December 30 after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11 outside New Liskeard.
The 15-year-old male was a passenger in the car involved in a collision with a minivan at the intersection of Highway 11 and Rockley Road at approximately 10 a.m.
Two other occupants in the car were taken by ambulance to hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.
Two of the four occupants in the minivan were also transported by ambulance to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries, police stated.
Police are investigating the collision with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Technical Traffic Collision Investigation Unit.
The highway was closed along the highway bypass of New Liskeard as the collision was being investigated.
More details will be in the January 8 Speaker.
Personality of the Year
Sarah Marsden: A champion for anti-bullying campaignSue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — When you call someone a champion it’s usually because they have taken on a cause and made a difference in their community.They have worked with a goal to help others and raise awareness.Ecole secondaire catholique Sainte-Marie student 15 year-old
Story of the Year
Gordon Brock Speaker Editor The Murder of Chris ParsonsDISTRICT – From the time in June the police called his death a homicide and right through to year’s end the questions have remained the same concerning the death of Chris Parsons.Who would want to hurt him and why?Mr. Parsons, known better to some
A Cry for Justice
GORDON BROCK Speaker Editor Year ends with two unresolved murders and remembrance for a young Earlton teenDISTRICT – From early in 2013 to year’s end, the common thread in our community throughout the past 12 months seemed to be a cry for justice. Many of the top news stories in Temiskaming this
Jeffery Douglas Foat
Jeffery Douglas “Jeff” Foat died peacefully at the age of 55 at the Temiskaming Hospital on Saturday, December 21, 2013 following a long illness.He was born May 13, 1958 at Long Beach,
Truman Augustus Kelly
New Liskeard resident Truman Augustus Kelly died December 17, 2013.He was born in Bancroft, Ontario, on March 20, 1916, to J. James W. Kelly and Florence Ella Connell.Educated in Bancroft and New Liskeard, Mr.