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Taxpayers may see seven per cent increase

Reduced funding by the Province may have North Bay taxpayers picking up the tab. The Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) will reduce funding to North Bay in 2006 and continue reductions until 2009.

Boil-water advisory lifted

A boil-water advisory in West Nipissing has been lifted.

Smog advisory lifted

A smog advisory has been ended by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for the North Bay - West Nipissing area For more details visit the Air Quality Ontario website at: www.airqualityontario.

NBGH patients to receive placement priority

Patients at the North Bay General hospital will receive long-term care priority placement.

Tool time: morning police report

BREAK AND ENTERS During the past weekend, thieves broke the locks off two storage trailers at a construction site on Main Street N in Callander. One of the trailers was untouched and the other had various tools stolen from it.

Power warning issued

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has issued a Power Warning asking consumers to reduce their use of electricity today as sustained hot weather continues to put a strain on Ontario's electricity system.

OPP seeks van driver

The Ontario Provincial Police are seeking the driver of a green Ford Windstar van in relation to a fatal motor vehicle collision.

Human bones found: morning police report

An autopsy will be conducted in Toronto this morning to try to identify human skeletal remains. The remains were located by the North Bay Police Service early Sunday evening in a wooded area off Gormanville Road. The investigation is ongoing by Det.
Kids Help Phone Gets Needed Help

Kids Help Phone Gets Needed Help

Louise Erven, Event Organizer, enjoys a moment at 3rd annual event Local telecommunications company TeleTech Canada is hosting their 3rd annual fundraising charity slow-pitch tournament this weekend, with the proceeds going to the local chapter of Th
Pam Day winner performs at Heritage Festival

Pam Day winner performs at Heritage Festival

Ben Hermann performs on the mainstage at the North Bay Heritage Festival. Photo by Steve Clarke - RePercussion Drumshop, Special to BayToday.ca.