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Crime of the week

Near North Crime Stoppers Box 382 North Bay, ON P1B 8H5 Call Toll free 1-800-222-TIPS Or 476-8477 Fax 476-1784 Crime of the Week For: April 1st, 2004 Near North Crime Stoppers and the North Bay Police Service are seeking the public’s assistance in so
<b>New drinking water tax coming</b>

New drinking water tax coming

Premier Dalton McGuinty will rise in the later House this afternoon to announce a new Water Consumption Tax, sources inside Queen's Park have told The WCT is an addendum to the Clean Water Act of Ontario.

Meagan wins Northern Idol

Meagan Lachapelle, of Sturgeon Falls, in a photo taken at the Northern Idol finals, this past weekend, in Sudbury. Photo courtesy of MCTV.

Sunshine law has some clouds, ONR union chief says

Today's release of public sector salaries $100,000 and up has triggered a reaction from a local union chief.

ONTC leads local $100,000 club list (updated)

Over 30 people at the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission made over $100,000 last year, according to a list released today by the province. The list details the salaries of public sector employees making $100,000 or more in 2003.

Province launches Bear Wise program

A tollfree number has been set up as part of the province's nuisance bear management program.

Coke bust on the highway

A Bonfield man faces drug-related charges after being stopped in his vehicle by members of Project Gateway, a joint investigation between members of the Ontario Provincial Police and North Bay Police Service.

Construction to start soon on Home Depot, True North

Construction of the Home Depot and the new True North car dealership location is just “a couple of weeks” away, says North Bay Mayor Vic Fedeli.
Local Idol finalists hear their fate today

Local Idol finalists hear their fate today

Meagan Lachapelle finds out later today whether she’ll be the next Northern Idol. But in the meantime, the Sturgeon Falls high school student says the anticipation is “killing” her.

April is Cancer Month

The following news release was issued by the North Bay and District Health Council around noon today: ___________________________________________________________ REDUCING RISK OF CANCER IMPORTANT THROUGHOUT THE YEAR For the North Bay & District Healt