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Human remains found in Elliot Lake

Elliot Lake OPP have found human remains, but has released no information as to identification or sex. OPP Constable Phil Young says the police found the remains on Sunday in a wooded area within the city limits. He adds the … Continue reading

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Espanola Hospital Foundation raising funds for two projects

The Espanola Hospital Foundation is working towards retrofitting the kitchen for residents of the Espanola Nursing Home. Public Relations co-ordinator, Terri Noble says staff and volunteers bagged groceries last weekend at Freshco to fundraise for the renovations. She says the … Continue reading

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Splash pad presentation by Espanola woman

An Espanola woman will be talking to town council about a splash pad for local area families. Melanie Blais of Espanola would like to see a splash pad installed in town. Blais says she has spoken to many people about … Continue reading

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OPP numbers are in for Manitoulin Civic weekend

Manitoulin OPP officers were kept busy over the August civic holiday. OPP Constable Wendy Forcier there were between five to ten thousand people in Little Current for the Haweater weekend. And that meant lots of work with OPP responding to … Continue reading

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Mississauga First Nation one of eight chosen for cannabis store

Mississauga First Nation will be hosting a community meeting to discuss cannabis retailing. The First Nation, west of Blind River, has been selected as one of eight First Nation sites for consideration to sell cannabis. The local Community Economic Development … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake councilor considers Integrity Commissioner wasteful

An Elliot Lake councilor accused of conflict of interest says the investigation by the Integrity Commissioner was a waste. Councilor Chris Patrie alleged Councilor Luc Cyr had a conflict of interest when he sat in on a meeting where the … Continue reading

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Swimming advisory issued for two beaches on Manitoulin Island

A swimming advisory has been issued at two beach sites on Manitoulin Island. Public Health Sudbury and District have issued swimming advisories for Kagawong Village Beach and Providence Bay Beach because there are high levels of bacteria. Health unit manager, … Continue reading

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Manitoulin OPP investigating damage to Whitefish Falls Dam

Police are investigating damage to the Whitefish Falls Dam, located on Highway Six, about 20 minutes south of Espanola. Manitoulin OPP Constable Kyle Ney says two stop logs that control the water level were removed, as well as two hoists … Continue reading

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Manitoulin OPP investigating sexual assaults at music festival

Manitoulin OPP is looking for a man they say is linked to two sexual assaults at a music fest on Manitoulin Island. Constable Kyle Ney says police are looking for a thin built man around 19 years old, following an … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake councilor cleared by Integrity Commissioner

An Elliot Lake councilor has been cleared of any conflict of interest in regards to the purchase of the former Algo Mall. Councilor Chris Patrie had asked for the investigation by Integrity Commissioner Peggy Young-Lovelace. He alleged Councilor Luc Cyr had … Continue reading

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