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The myth about ‘flushable wipes’

The Town of Espanola is asking for people not to dispose of flushable wipes in their toilet. Espanola EDO, Cheryl Kennelly, says when the Public Works Department troubleshoots problems in the sanitary sewer collection system, flushable wipes are often found … Continue reading

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PHSD calling for comprehensive tobacco and e-cigarette strategy

The Board of Health for Public Health Sudbury & Districts is calling on the provincial government to adopt an expert-informed comprehensive tobacco and e-cigarette strategy to address flavoured e-juice, online sales to minors, treatment programs for youth cessation, and public … Continue reading

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Annual Elliot Lake Firefighters Food Drive

Elliot Lake Firefighters will be holding one of their favourite annual events. Firefighters will host the 29th Annual Firefighters Food Drive tomorrow. Teams with either a pickup truck or van along with a numbers of walkers will go door-to-door Saturday … Continue reading

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More support for vein finder

Espanola resident Jolene Courtemanche is continuing her fundraising efforts to bring, not one, but two vein finders to the Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre. Last week, a bake sale was held at the Northern Credit Union in Espanola and … Continue reading

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OSSTF Back to Work

It’s back to class for Ontario students but the possibility of more labour action by educators is not out of the realm of possibility. The President of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation says more disruptions will depend on the … Continue reading

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Who Care program finances basketball court project

The Elliot Lake Rotary Club has run another successful 100 Elliot Lakers Who Care fundraiser where people donate up to $100 each to fund projects submitted for consideration. This year there were three, and the winning project is a major … Continue reading

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ADSB names chair/vice-chair

The chair of the Algoma District School Board has been acclaimed at the inaugural meeting of the board. Board communication coordinator, Fran Walsh, says Jennifer Sarlo has been elected for another term as the chair. She says Sarlo was first … Continue reading

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Invasive Species Centre opens at Bushplane Museum  

The Bushplane Museum in Sault Ste. Marie has opened the Invasive Species Centre focusing on foreign species of fish, plants and insects, which have invaded Ontario, especially the North. Sarah Rang, Executive Director of the Invasive Species Centre, says the … Continue reading

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Teachers striking today

Most schools in the Algoma, Manitoulin and Sudbury districts are closed or have cancelled classes today due to the one-day strike by teachers and support staff. Both English Public high schools, Espanola High and Manitoulin Secondary, which fall under the … Continue reading

Toy Drive in Massey – fill an ambulance

Another toy drive is underway, this time in Massey and surrounding area Volunteer, Joanne Rheault says this Friday, the local Manitoulin- Sudbury Districts Services Board Emergency Medical Services duo of Kait Croft and Zack Tremblay will be at RONA to … Continue reading

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