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Tax bill costing board headaches and heartaches: Sheppard

An order from the Education Ministry would likely be needed to rescind a $725,000 tax bill slapped on the Near North District School Board, trustees heard Tuesday night.

Tour the site

The public is invited to visit the site of the new North Bay Regional Health Centre this Sunday, Nov. 28, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Warm clothes are recommended.

R.I.D.E. program starts this week

The Ontario Provincial Police kicks-off its annual anti-drinking and driving program this week. Further information is included in the following news release issued by the OPP North Bay detachment: (North Bay, On) The Festive R.I.D.E.
A Day in the Life of a Park

A Day in the Life of a Park

Following is a photo montage of some of the scenes that 27 people are putting together for Friday and Saturday's shows at Algonquin High School. Two nights of original sketches by the members of La troupe du-bord-du-lac.

ABM helps city save assessments

Lorraine Kraemer, the city's revenues and taxation manager, addresses the committee meeting of council Monday night Chief financial officer Brian Rogers is seated next to her. Photo by Phil Nova.

Toy drop off

The North Bay Police Service will be collecting toys again this year for the Jordan Foundation Toy Drive.

Residence fire quickly doused

A residence fire at 11:20 this morning was quickly doused, with no injuries and minimal damage. The fire broke out in the laundry room of a College Drive residence shared by Nipissing University and Canadore College students.
The Many Faces of North Bay

The Many Faces of North Bay

Following is a photo montage of the Santa Claus Parade from the perspective of the people. You won't find a float photo here. Happiness and pride abounds at this time of year as these photos will attest. Enjoy.
Simple Elegance Gala

Simple Elegance Gala

The North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual general meeting Friday. Master of Ceremonies Scott Clark greeted this year's 200 attendees to the event, which was called the Simple Elegance Gala.
Here Comes Santa Claus!

Here Comes Santa Claus!

Santa Claus makes an early appearance this afternoon. Photo by Mark Facette, Special to BayToday.ca.