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Project leasing despite lack of concessions

Project leasing despite lack of concessions

Last October Rod Mitchell had told council he’d likely pull the plug on the Empire Terrace Suites development without concessions from the city. "It's on the precipice," Mitchell said at the time.

Sledders try for Guinness record book in North Bay (updated)

Fastest Sled on Ice organizers Claude and Nicky Levasseur speak to reporters at a news conference today to announce the event.

Sledders try for Guinness record book in North Bay

Snowmobile racers will be in North Bay this weekend attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for fastest speed attained on a sled. Currently there is no record in the book.

Rail lands levy on tax bill "tacky," Boldt says

Coun. Maureen Boldt says it’s “tacky” to break out the rail lands levy onto property tax bills, “and all the negativity around it has cost us funding from the province already.

Snow tube with the Skyhawks

Jack Pine Hill will be holding an afternoon of snow tubing with the North Bay Skyhawks Saturday afternoon at the Canadian Tire Tube Park. The entire NOJHL Jr. A team will be at the park between 1 and 3 p.m. and will sign autographs between 3 and 4 p.

City budget facts and figures

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The three per cent solution

City solicitor Michael Burke answers council's questions at the first of two budget wrap-up meetings Thursday night at city hall. CAO Dave Linkie (c) and treasurer Brian Rogers await their turn to talk.

Powassan mayor's wife dies in highway accident

A motor vehicle collision along Hwy 17 has left the wife of Powassan's mayor dead. Anne Young, wife of Powassan mayor Bob Young, died in the crash, the Ontario Provincial Police confirmed.

Diocese says it didn't publish religious booklet

The Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie says it has nothing to do with religion-themed booklet being distributed in North Bay. Rev.

Crime of the week

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