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Arson Incidents – Request for public assistance

On the 17th and 18th of September 2018 Espanola Police Service and Espanola Fire Department have responded to three separate fire incidents that were determined to be the result of arson, and are seeking the assistance of the public to … Continue reading

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Meet Victoria … For The Second Time

By Rosalind Russell – Meeting Victoria for the second time will be a thrill for young scholars. Established author, Kathy Carre of Espanola is revitalizing a character named Victoria, a precocious seven-year-old character. Carre says Victoria is indeed special. “Victoria … Continue reading

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Domtar Inks New Tentative Deal With Unions

Domtar union workers in Espanola will meet to decide on ratifying a new deal. Unifor 74 President, Joanne Lamothe, says a tentative deal was reached between the Union and Domtar Espanola last Thursday. She adds the 90 members of Local … Continue reading

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Credit Unions Inks New Agreement

Three local area bank institutions now have agreements in place with their unionized staff. Unifor Local 74-1 President, Joanne Lamothe, says a tentative agreement was reached, between the union and the Northern Credit Unions in Espanola, Little Current and Mindemoya … Continue reading

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Local Boys Win Nickel City Bass Tournament

  The bass fishing team of Brad Brown & Scott Anderson won the annual Nickel City Bass Classic Championship held September 8 & 9 at the J&G Marina on McGregor Bay. The Espanola boys led the 16 teams on Day … Continue reading

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Bond Family Raises September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Flag Once Again

An Espanola family has been reconnected and for good reason; Blake Bond is doing better. Nine-year-old Blake Bond has spent the last few months in Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children following a bone marrow transplant to fight the cancer of … Continue reading

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Espanola Council Awards New Fire Hall To Local Company

Espanola council has finally made a decision on the building of a new fire hall. A new fire hall in Espanola has been on the table for well over ten years, if not longer, in Espanola, but for proponents, the … Continue reading

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Espanola Express Weekend Results – September 14 & 16

Friday, September 14, 2018 Eagles derail Express ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Soo Eagles started strong by notching the night’s first five goals as they went on to cruise past the Espanola Express 8-3 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey … Continue reading

Labour Day Road Toll A Success Once Again; Gating The New Park

The annual Labour Day Road Toll was another success in Espanola, hosted by the Espanola Regional Hospital Foundation. Foundation communications spokesperson, Terri Noble, says $2,889 was raised this year on the Holiday Monday. She adds they only collected from one … Continue reading

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Clear Lake Beach Enhanced With Accessibility Features

The Al Secord Trail has been extended through the Clear Lake Beach site for accessible access to the washrooms and parking area. Espanola Mayor, Ron Piche, is pleased with the enhancements. He says in addition to the work already done, … Continue reading

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