Inspection could lead to discoloured water

By Rosalind Russell- Discoloured water could be the result of some testing planned for today in the vicinity of Elliot Lake’s Centennial Arena. The city states in the release that the annual fire suppression system inspection will take place at … Continue reading

Espanola’s new water main is now online

By Rosalind Russell- Espanola’s new water main is now live according to town CAO, Allan Hewitt. He says the installation of the new water line began last fall, but with a good summer, the connections are now complete between Tank … Continue reading

Final day for registration for school bus services tomorrow

By Rosalind Russell- If your child needs to take a school bus this September, it is important to contact the local consortium to ensure there is a bus stop set up. Renee Boucher, the executive director of the Sudbury Student … Continue reading

Elliot Lake hospital limiting parking for a short time

By Rosalind Russell- The main entrance of the Elliot Lake hospital will be shut down for a short period of time. Jeremy Stevenson, the CEO of St. Joseph’s General Hospital says improvements are being made to the parking area at … Continue reading

Planned outage this weekend for North Shore communities

By Rosalind Russell- Hydro One customers from Blind River to Thessalon will be without power this weekend due to a planned outage. According to the release, the utility will be replacing three transmission structures, trimming hazardous trees and brush and … Continue reading

  Connecting link project well underway in Espanola

By Rosalind Russell- Phase three of the resurfacing of Highway Six in the Town of Espanola is underway. Espanola council approved the third phase of the connecting link project from MacDonalds to Second Avenue on Centre Street in late June … Continue reading

Major reconstruction of Nairn byway

By Rosalind Russell- Residents of Nairn Centre will find travel along Old Nairn Road down to one lane for a while. According to a notice sent out by the Township of Nairn & Hyman Old Nairn Road will be down … Continue reading

New area code for north-eastern Ontario

By Rosalind Russell- A new telephone area code is about to start in the north-east.   The new 683 area code will be introduced on Saturday – joining the 705 and 249 area codes.  The Telecommunications Alliance says the introduction of … Continue reading

Town of Espanola resurfacing two local road areas

By Rosalind Russell- The Town of Espanola is beginning road reconstruction work in two areas of town. Public works superintendent Dave Parker says preparation work is underway on Old Webbwood Road from June 9th to 30th and Barber Street from … Continue reading