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Drug Alert: Purple Heroin In Espanola And Area

An alert about purple heroin in Espanola and surrounding area has been put out by Public Health Sudbury & Districts, on behalf of the LaCloche Foothills Community Drug Strategy. Public Health Communications Officer Christopher Pollesel explains carfentanil is an opioid … Continue reading

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Richer Family Getting New Van

A Massey family has been able to raise the money needed for a new wheelchair accessible van. The family’s 2007 van was starting to fall apart so a go fund me was set up for Lisa and Julian Richer’s daughter, … Continue reading

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AGS Summer Exhibit Documents La Cloche History

There was a reception for an exhibition of historical photographs co-curated by La Cloche regional historians Jon and Kerry Butler at the Art Gallery of Sudbury The exhibit Through the Camera Lens: La Cloche 1900-1950, opened Thursday, July 12th at … Continue reading

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Donate Blood In Honour Of Blake Bond-Crawford

Please attend a blood donor clinic in honour of Blake Bond-Crawford. In September of 2014, at the age of 5, Blake was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Blake received hundreds of blood and platelet transfusions. In January 2018, after … Continue reading

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Espanola Cycling Plan Moving Ahead – Final Draft Expected In October

Photo: More colourful bike stands such as this one are needed in Espanola to ensure bike security. A study shows this as a real need. Photo by Rosalind Russell By Rosalind Russell – The Town of Espanola is working on … Continue reading

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Coffee Lovers Got A Surprise In Espanola When National NDP Leader, Jagmeet Singh, Dropped By In Early July

Photo: National NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh and his brother, Gurratan Singh, along with AMK MP, Carol Hughes, dropped by the Moose studios on Friday as part of their day trip to Espanola and Manitoulin Island. Gurratan is also in politics … Continue reading

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Malia Latendresse Doing Better Than Expected

Alexcie Dillen and Dylan Latendresse of Massey’s little girl is doing very well: Malia was born with spina befida, but her prognosis is better than hoped at this point. She had surgery on her spine shortly after birth and is … Continue reading

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42nd Running Of The Massey Marathon And Add In A Bit Of Colour!

By Rosalind Russell – It is one of Northern Ontario’s premier summer events attracting people from around the globe to the small community of Massey – the 42nd running of the Friendly Massey Marathon. And, there will be a spot … Continue reading

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Jill Beer Taking Another Run For Espanola Mayor

Former Deputy Mayor Jill Beer is running for mayor in Espanola. High school teacher and professional engineer, Beer was first elected as a councillor in 2010 and was sworn in as deputy mayor having the highest number of votes of … Continue reading

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Save AB Ellis Committee Plans 100 Years Celebration

Despite plans for the wrecking ball, the Save AB Ellis Public School Committee is planning to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Committee spokesperson, Fred Yackman, says the school turns 100 in September 2019 and the committee wants to acknowledge that. He … Continue reading

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