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MTO taking a look at crash intersection

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Ministry of Transportation is aware of concerns over the safety of the Hwy. 11/Hwy. 65 East intersection that was the scene of …

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Lake officially ice-free as of last week

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – In 129 years, Lake Temiskaming has been declared ice-free only twice on May 4. Now, make that three. The official date for an ice-free Lake Temiskaming …

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MOTHER’S DAY TREATS

The icing passed the taste test for three-year-old Bexleigh Howey at a cookie decorating session at Open Studio Libre in Haileybury. She was joined by grandmother Lynda Howey and mother …

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UKRAINIAN RELIEF

Judy Tomlin, at left, and Betty Carleton display the Ukrainian treats – pecans wrapped in dates and potato biscuits with wild plum jam – served at Hillview United Church’s spring …

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MOTHER’S DAY TREATS

The icing passed the taste test for three-year-old Bexleigh Howey at a cookie decorating session at Open Studio Libre in Haileybury. She was joined by grandmother Lynda Howey and mother …

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Hospital easing visitor restrictions

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special) – As COVID-19 hospitalizations stabilize in Northern Ontario and two weeks after its own outbreak ended, Temiskaming Hospital has relaxed visitor restrictions. As of yesterday (May 10), …

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COOL DONATION

The Haileybury and New Liskeard Legions donated $6,689.62 on behalf of the Ontario Provincial Command Branches and the Ontario Ladies Charitable Foundation to the Northdale Manor to assist veterans or …

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Have a safe spring and summer

Spring is here and summer is now just around the corner. People are returning to their cottages and camps for another season. Backyard gatherings are also beginning and barbecues are …

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Round and round

By Steven Larocque When you’ve been doing this job for a long time you will go through the seasonal fluctuations in terms of coverage – spring teas, summer festivals, the …

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Zubyck Memorial Meet attracts over 1,200 athletes

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — You could feel the excitement and energy in the air as 1,215 high school and elementary athletes took part in the 2022 Gord …

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Showcase may be added to Great North schedule

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A few changes may take place within the Great North U18 AAA League for the upcoming 2022-2023 season. New Liskeard Cub president Claude …

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Locker Room Chatter

With Chip McDivot Golfers anxious to return to their 2021 golfing glory can begin the journey May 12 with tee times being accepted at 7:30 a.m. at the Haileybury Golf …

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Keepers hosts second annual MMIWG Walk

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The Keepers of the Circle Family Learning Centre in New Liskeard hosted the second annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) …

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Cobalt budget sees 2.25 per cent tax increase

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt passed its 2022 budget at a special meeting of council May 5. The $4,041,818 budget will mean a 2.25 per cent increase in …

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Outbreaks continuing in long-term care

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As of noon yesterday, outbreaks were continuing at the district’s five long-term care homes. Case numbers have shown signs of plateauing, which typically …

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New owners set up shop at JJ’s Corner Store

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – JJ’s Corner Store in Cobalt has changed hands after 18 years. The store has been owned and operated by Jeff Fildes since October 2004. …

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Cobalt landlord says bylaw too strict

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – A Cobalt landlord is concerned that landlords in town may consider selling, and potential new landlords will look elsewhere, as the result …

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Municipal election race begins

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – And they’re off. Nominations for municipal and school board elections across Ontario opened May 2. In Temiskaming Shores, two candidates for city council have stepped forward …

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City looking underground for development

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is laying the groundwork in hopes of landing some new development. Temiskaming Shores council has hired a Lively, Ontario, company to …

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Park proposed as legacy to social entrepreneur

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Promoting community development and wellness were important to the late Nicole Guertin. Friends and family hope to commemorate Guertin’s impact on …

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