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District-wide discussion on drug use needed

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Temiskaming Shores Councillor Jesse Foley wants to see area mayors discuss the high level of drug use in the region. Speaking at the …

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Young readers can drink deeply from The Black Cup

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ORANGEVILLE – Alec Lavictoire, who grew up in Harley Township, recently published his first novel titled The Black Cup. The Black Cup will appeal to young …

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Virtual Fall Fair has real success

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES —The traditional version of the New Liskeard Agricultural Society Fall Fair may have been cancelled for 2020, but that didn’t stop fair organizers from …

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First virtual Englehart fair shared by many

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The area’s first virtual fall fair seems to have been a success. The Englehart Fall Fair, presented online over the weekend of September 12, …

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City approves recreation master plan

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The City of Temiskaming Shores has given final approval to the acceptance of the recreation master plan. The plan was prepared by TRACE …

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OPP detachment designated officially bilingual

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It was a cloudy day with little wind when the Franco Ontarian Flag was raised at the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial …

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Search continues 24 years after girl vanished

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT —Twenty-four years have now passed since 15-year-old Melanie Ethier went missing in New Liskeard and her mother is still waiting for answers. On September 29, …

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Stop substance abuse

Living with addiction is not a lifestyle. Addiction undermines the wellbeing of people who are experiencing it, as well as the wellbeing of the people who live with them and …

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Face time

Steven Larocque Don’t you find wearing a mask is becoming second nature? It was difficult at first to remember to bring the mask. You may have seen those folks (like …

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Dupuis signs contract to play hockey in France

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Former New Liskeard Cub goalie Taylor Dupuis, 26, has just signed his first professional hockey contract with the Neuilly-sur-Marne Bisons in France’s Division …

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Get Active hosts October 3 run/walk

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The one and only bonafide Get Active in Temiskaming event for 2020 is set for Saturday, October 3, at the Temiskaming Nordic Ski …

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Puckhounds adjusting to new rules

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The game of hockey in South Temiskaming is looking very different this season due to COVID-19 pandemic safety precautions. The Northern Ontario Hockey …

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Pandemic shows need for DTSSAB office renovations

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – DTSSAB is hiring an architectural firm from Timmins to provide options and designs for renovations to their Kirkland Lake office. The project was discussed …

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Federal funding will assist Nipissing-Timiskaming

DISTRICT (Staff/Special) – Federal funding through FedNor has been announced to assist Nipissing-Timiskaming in its economic recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcements for 15 initiatives were …

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Police Blotter

OPP lay charges during traffic stop TEMISKAMING SHORES — Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police stopped a vehicle on Latchford Street, in the City of Temiskaming …

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Council supports forest management proposal

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – Temagami council is throwing its support behind the proposed Temagami Local Forest Management Corporation. At the September 17 regular meeting, council …

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Grand opening of crystal healing shop marks one year

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY – The Divine Crystal Healing Shop in downtown Haileybury celebrated its first anniversary Thursday, September 3. The shop provides products related to healing with crystals …

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Ambulance base getting shot of renovations

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TEMAGAMI – The Temagami ambulance base will see some improvements over the next while. Temagami council approved a motion to direct staff to …

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Bylaw officer hired for Charlton-Dack

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON-DACK – The Municipality of Charlton and Dack has approved the hiring of Pete Gilboe as its bylaw officer. Charlton-Dack Reeve Merrill Bond said administrative staff …

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Englehart council meeting in person

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Since the pandemic was declared in late winter this year, Englehart council has been holding its meetings electronically. For the first time since the …

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