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Who has to boil their water and why

Thorne residents have been advised they now have to boil their water. Dr. Catharine Whiting, Medical Officer of Health for the North Bay and District Health Unit, issued a boil-water advisory Wednesday.

Bennett to open campaign headquarters

Deputy Mayor Lynne Bennett officially opens her campaign office Thursday at 5 p.m. at 126 Main Street. She will give a speech at 5:30 p.m. and take questions after that. Bennett was the first candidate to announce a run at the mayor's job.

Vic wants to go to sell

If voters give Vic Fedeli the thumbs-up as North Bay's new mayor, he says he'll get out there and "sell, sell, sell." The 47-year-old retired marketing executive says he has no desire "to put my hands in the kitchen at city hall.

Roll of money found in murder victim's pocket

Ambulance attendants tried to revive Alex Levesque with a defibrulator even though the North Bay man appeared to be dead, a jury heard Tuesday.

Backbencher goes to front of local record book

Bob Wood calls himself one of the most common guys in the House of Commons. But the long-time Nipissing MP has just broken a record for serving an uncommonly long amount of time in parliament.

A break on licensing fees requested

The city will consider temporarily lowering bingo hall licensing fees when the new non-smoking bylaw is implemented Dec. 31, Deputy Mayor Lynne Bennett says.

What Lynne Bennett thinks about ABC pay

Agencies, boards and commissions should decide whether to pay their appointees rather than city council, Deputy Mayor Lynne Bennett says.

Vic wants the big hole in the ground for North Bay

North Bay's big hole in the ground would be perfect for worldwide data storage, Vic Fedeli says, and the mayoral candidate would try to obtain it for the city if elected.

Hero says anyone else would have done the same

Martin Johnson is a modest hero. The North Bay man was honoured at Monday night’s city council meeting for bravery because he saved a woman during a fire Aug. 22 at the Edgewater Apartments, 365 Lakeshore Road.

Why Brian Tutton went to council

Pinewood Park Drive can't continue to flourish and be developed without sewers, a businessman in the area told North Bay council Monday night.