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Village Noel attracts big crowds to Christmas setting

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — People were in a festive mood as mild weather and plenty of activities attracted huge crowds to Village Noel Temiskaming, held from November …

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Rolling with the gift of giving

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter EARLTON – Francois Gauthier has been helping out Saint Nick, the Earlton Lions Club, the Coeur du Village and the Christmas Wish – all …

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Night of Lights illuminating Haileybury

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Haileybury will shine later this week. On Friday, December 2, the public is invited to gather at 6:45 p.m. at the cenotaph park for the Haileybury …

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Community band makes Christmas return

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Think “Christmas,” and it’s often the music that springs to mind. On December 11, the public has a chance to hear local musicians perform some seasonal …

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Woman takes Indigenous and Western approach to forestry

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter HENWOOD TOWNSHIP – A young local woman is bringing together her appreciation of her Indigenous heritage and her love of the outdoors. Isabelle Allen, …

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MONITORING DONATION

The Bikers Reunion has donated $20,000 to the Temiskaming Hospital for the purchase of a vital signs monitor. This donation helps the hospital provide state-of-the-art care close to home. From …

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Christmas kickoff success in Englehart

ENGLEHART (Staff) – Christmas came early for a couple of local causes in Englehart, courtesy of the first Holiday Markets and food drive at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 104. The …

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Making it truly the happiest time of year

The December season, which means rushing and wishes, family and friends, lights and parties, now is here. However people can find ways to enjoy themselves, while being safe and kind, …

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The Cup dribbleth over

By Steven Larocque Do you remember that time the Canadian women’s national hockey team said the U.S. squad had trampled on the Canadian flag in their locker room prior to …

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Challenge Cup features fun for all weekend

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Eleven teams competed in the U11 Wilson Chevrolet Buick GMC Challenge Cup House League and Rep B/C tournament November 25-27. Games were held …

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Cubs back at it this weekend looking for a win

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The New Liskeard Cubs were flying high, buoyed by a recent win against the Timmins Majors, but came back down to earth last …

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Flu cases on the rise and hitting the young

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Respiratory illnesses, including the flu, are continuing to take a toll in Temiskaming. “Multiple” case of influenza have been confirmed across the district, …

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Moose Cree team travels 16 hours to Challenge Cup

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Perhaps the most unique and heartwarming story to come out of last weekend’s Challenge Cup tournament was the First Nation team that travelled …

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ALL CHARGED UP

Employees at Electra Battery Materials Corporation recently donated 600 items and $150 to the Salvation Army Food Bank in New Liskeard as part of a company food drive. Among the …

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Heritage Fund support for Northern ag

DISTRICT (Staff/Special) – Temiskaming producers are among the beneficiaries of more than $6 million for the agri-food sector recently announced by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation. “Agriculture producers and …

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Improving transportation in city’s dual downtowns

      Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is rethinking transportation in downtown New Liskeard and Haileybury. Temiskaming Shores has hired a Vaughan firm to complete …

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New city council takes office in Temiskaming Shores

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Internal organization was on the agenda at the inaugural meeting of Temiskaming Shores’ new council. Council committee appointments and the designation of formal …

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Casey Township council preparing for new term

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter CASEY TOWNSHIP – Casey Township is ending 2022 and entering 2023 with one new councillor. Reeve Guy Labonté, with several terms served in that …

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Othmer steps back from municipal service in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – A well-known municipal politician has stepped down from Cobalt council after 25 years of service. George Othmer served as mayor for the …

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