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Mock Death Shares Harsh Message; Don’t Text And Drive

It wasn’t real, but the tears were for some seniors at Espanola High School. Grade 11 and 12 students watched a video that had been made a week earlier involving a scenario involving a young woman texting while driving. Her … Continue reading

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Tim Hortons Camp Day a busy one

The coffee was poured, the donations made and the franchises in Espanola, Elliot Lake, Blind River and McKerrow broke all records raising $25,195.00 Tim Hortons across Canada took part in the annual Camp Day yesterday to raise funds to send … Continue reading

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Sagamok Anishnawbek Secures Haulage Contract For Totten Mine

Z’Gamok Construction LP, a corporation owned by the Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation has secured the ore haulage contract for Vale’s Totten Mine, located about 40 minutes southwest of Sudbury. Sagamok Chief Nelson Toulouse says the agreement is a historic development … Continue reading

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Wilson Officially Nominated As Liberal Candidate For AMK

Espanola’s Heather Wilson was officially nominated as the Liberal candidate for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing. Wilson says she, along with the Liberal Party, is in a position to create real change and by electing a Liberal MP, the riding will finally be back … Continue reading

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Fantastic Time Had By All

THE AUTUMN LEAVES OF LEE VALLEY HALL want to say thank you to everyone who made their GRAND RE-OPENING a wonderful event. Plenty of people came to check out the hall and enjoy in the festivities over the two days … Continue reading

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Massey Legion hosts Honours and Award Night

A long-time member of the Massey Royal Canadian Legion Branch #432, Margaret Ann Behm, has been named Legionnaire of the Year. Behm headed up the branch Poppy Campaign this year and also spent many hours volunteering and running euchre. Forty-five … Continue reading

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Espanola Council Signs Up For Modernized Live-Streaming

By Rosalind Russell – The Town of Espanola will soon have a modernized version of live-streaming to cover council meetings and other public gatherings. Council has agreed to enter into a three-year contract with eSCRIBE Software of Markham for live-stream … Continue reading

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Strategic Plan Moving Ahead In Espanola

Espanola council feel the public have a vital role to play in putting together the town’s new Strategic Plan, which has not been updated since 2012. To that end, the council passed a motion on Tuesday night to have three … Continue reading

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NDP’s Mantha calls on Ford to take action against spread of Lyme disease in Ontario

QUEEN’S PARK –  NDP MPP Michael Mantha introduced a motion on Thursday calling on the Ford government to stop delaying and take immediate action against the growing cases of Lyme disease in Ontario. “Ontario has the highest number of cases … Continue reading

No Live-Streaming In Sables-Spanish Rivers

There will be no live-streaming or videotaping in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township for the time being. Councillor Glenda Massicotte says council decided that with the Internet at the municipal office not meeting the requirements to live stream, council decided they would … Continue reading

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