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Ice takes toll on shoreline

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – It’s been a spring like no other in recent memory in Temiskaming Shores, as rising water levels and high winds propelled ice on …

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Area artists present Primary Perspective

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The Temiskaming Palette and Brush Club is presenting an exhibition of paintings at the Mezzanine Gallery in Cobalt. The exhibition, titled Primary Perspective, will …

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Plans for Cobalt recreation in ’19

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Another year of recreational opportunities at Teck Park in Cobalt is being proposed by Kyle Audette. Audette made a presentation to Cobalt council April …

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Englehart hosts 62nd NOAA show

ENGLEHART (Staff) – Forty works by artists from across the Northeast are currently on display in Englehart. The Englehart and Area Historical Museum gallery is hosting the 62nd annual Northern …

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Walk does a service for guide dogs

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Temiskaming Shores and area residents will come together to help make sure those who need service dogs have them during the first Temiskaming …

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NL landfill expansion gets provincial OK

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – It’s taken about nine years, but the city’s search for a landfill solution has ended. Temiskaming Shores’ proposal to expand the former New …

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No flood of damage reports to date

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Despite the high water levels, few municipalities on the Montreal River system are reporting serious problems. In Coleman, there are reports of minor flooding …

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Tires and ice

Every day, week, month has its day. That is, May 5-11 was Emergency Preparedness Week; April was Cancer Awareness Month; today, May 15, is National Chocolate Chip Day in the …

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Booking listening time

By Diane Johnston When I was in Grade 3, I clearly remember Mrs. Styles reading aloud to the class after lunch. We made our teary way through Charlotte’s Web – …

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Track meet grows in leaps and bounds

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – New heights were reached last week at the eighth annual Gord Zubyck Memorial Relay meet. The spring track and field event at the …

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Jibb 3-on-3 prepares for final tourney

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor HUDSON TOWNSHIP – It’s been a great run for the Dawson Jibb 3-on-3 Memorial Hockey Tournament but it’s coming to an end in 2020. The Hudson …

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Board ONE recognized for Terry Fox Run fundraising

TIMMINS (Special) – The region’s English public schools have reached a new level. District School Board Ontario North East schools hit the $400,000 mark last year in fundraising for cancer …

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Ski Village to expand into year-round facility

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor DISTRICT – It takes a Village to raise a STORE. In a major funding announcement May 11, FedNor will provide a grant for $650,000 to the …

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Lighting coming to Hwy. 11 intersection

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter THORNLOE – After years of lobbying, the Ministry of Transportation has agreed to shed light on a Highway 11 intersection. The ministry will install lighting at …

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Drug charges laid

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Drugs with an estimated street value of $26,000 were seized at a Whitewood Avenue location in New Liskeard last week. A man and woman each face …

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Chamber awards recognize business leaders

By Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The South Temiskaming region is home to some of the most forward-thinking business leaders around the north, and those leaders were rewarded …

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Wildwood & Co. stitches together new storefront

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A new store has opened in downtown New Liskeard and people seem to be wild about it. Wildwood & Co. held their grand …

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A new (or old) way of looking at forests

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – There is a new (or perhaps just forgotten) vision of the forest and a local man is leading guided tours to educate others how …

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William Henry Drummond park still being explored

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Consideration is still being given to the creation of a William Henry Drummond Park in Cobalt, next to the library. Drummond was …

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City making fleet replacements

    TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The city is investing in some new equipment and some that’s new to it. Temiskaming Shores is purchasing a new plow truck and accessories, …

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Latchford gas tax grant more than doubled

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – The federal government is flowing through additional gas tax money to municipalities this year. Latchford council noted that the town was receiving …

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