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North Bay on the Gulf

Here's a little something to warm you up during this frigid and seemingly interminable winter weather snap. columnist Bill Walton sent us this picture of a clock in downtown Punta Gorda, Fla., a city located on the state's Gulf Coast.

West Nile Virus, SARS surveillance priorities for Health Unit in 2004

The North Bay and District Health Unit has announced its priorities for 2004. Details are included in the following news release issued by the health unit around 9 a.m.
Helping to heal the horror

Helping to heal the horror

Norm Shillington has heard about the horrors of 9/11 from the people who witnessed them first hand.

New constitution, president on riding association agenda

The Timiskaming portion of the Nipissing-Timiskaming federal riding will have more than fair representation on the new riding association’s executive, says Greg Ducharme, vice-president of the Nipissing riding association.

School board must continue to lobby the province

The Near North District School Board must not become complacent just because it received extra funding from the province under the Rozanski report, says Near North District School Board chairwoman Eunice Saari.

Liberals to hold founding meeting

The new Nipissing-Timiskaming Federal Liberal Association will be holding its founding meeting starting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Clarion Resort-Pinewood Park.

Sundridge woman killed in crash

The third fatal crash on Hwy 17 in less than a week has claimed the life of a Sundridge woman. Members of the Sudbury the collision, which occurred on Highway 17 between Sudbury and Coniston. Police received the report on Jan.

Fishing fines going up

The Ministry of Natural Resources has raised fishing fines for the first time since 1989. Details are included in the following news release issued by the MNR today around 4:30 p.m.
Why we have deputy mayors

Why we have deputy mayors

Peter Chirico may not be a boxer, but he certainly knows how to take a dive. And that’s what North Bay’s deputy mayor did Tuesday afternoon, dawning a neoprene diving suit and allowing himself to be “rescued” by a city firefighter.

Democracy ignored, homeowner says

Verdon Vaillancourt will stop to catch his breath now, but the Cook’s Mills Road resident says he’s still mad North Bay council “ignored” the street’s residents in approving a zoning change request. Dr.