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SNOWMOBILES DESTROYED BY FIRE ON PANACHE LAKE

(ESPANOLA, ON) – On Friday, February 16, 2018, members from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a mischief complaint at Panache Lake on Birch Island, Ontario. Officers attended and determined that sometime overnight between … Continue reading

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Espanola Express Weekend Results February 16, 17, 18

Calisti collects 5 assists as Rapids down Express February 16, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The French River Rapids picked up five assists from Stephen Calisti to help his side defeat the Espanola Express 8-3 Friday evening in a Northern … Continue reading

Espanola Lions 70th

Photo – 1965 Swimming tests are taking place. Photo courtesy a citizen of Espanola By Grant Lewis, with the help of Dario Laurenti – My memories of Espanola began in 1979, when I arrived to teach French at A.B. Ellis. … Continue reading

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Council News

No public vote on OPP in Espanola A motion put on the floor by the Espanola Mayor to have the public decide on whether to go OPP or stay with municipal police has been defeated. Espanola Mayor Ron Piche says … Continue reading

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Snowarama 2018 Surpasses Goal

Photo – Ricky Dixon, this year’s Easter Seals Ambassador It was a great way to celebrate a 40th anniversary. The Espanola-North Shore 40th anniversary Snowarama for Easter Seals attracted 28 riders, says Easter Seals co-ordinator, Carmen Bazinet. She says the … Continue reading

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Espanola Carnival A Joyful Experience

Photos contributed by, Cheryl Kennelly, Carol Hughes and Boogie Mountain

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Open House Shows Off Student’s Initiative

There is no doubt the students and staff of Espanola High School are proud of their school, if ‘this month’s information night and tour is anything to go by. A special display, There’s A Feather In The Stories by Jayson … Continue reading

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Espanola Council Highlights

Espanola OPP – the cost of renovations Bringing the Espanola Ontario Provincial Police detachment up to standards could carry a high cost for Espanola taxpayers if the town decides to switch from municipal to provincial policing Town of Espanola is … Continue reading

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Energy Information Session in Massey

The Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers is hosting a public Community Energy Needs session. The Township and Green Economy North want the community’s feedback on the energy issues affecting them. The session will provide information on community energy planning, and offer … Continue reading

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AB Ellis Hosts Cardboard Boat Races

By Rosalind Russell – Skills Ontario cardboard boat races were held in Espanola in late January with plenty of action. It might have been storming outside, but it was swim suits, cheers and plenty of action at the Espanola Regional … Continue reading

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