Members needed for Gore Bay Lions Club to continue

GORE BAY—The Gore Bay-Western Manitoulin Lions Club will soon be disbanding if membership isn’t increased in the next few months. “We currently have 18 members,...

Women’s Institute of Ontario 120th anniversary celebrations hosted by Gordon Women’s Institute

GORDON—The Gordon Hall was packed this past Monday for the celebration of the 120th anniversary of the Women’s Institutes (WI) of Ontario. The celebration...

Low water levels draw concerns from Billings residents

KAGAWONG—With a relatively lack of snow and precipitation this winter, already low water levels in Kagawong have been a concern of local residents for...

MSS Mustangs win semi-final series

M’CHIGEENG—The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustangs boys hockey team have now advanced to the league playoff finals in division two, after having swept Lo-Ellen...

OPP amalgamation will lead to enhanced services on Manitoulin

MINDEMOYA—With the amalgamation of the Espanola OPP and the Manitoulin detachment of the OPP Island services are going to be enhanced, says a local...

Town makes funding application for recreation director

GORE BAY—Gore Bay council has agreed, despite concerns raised, that it will apply for funding to hire a recreation director for the town. Mayor Ron...

Manitoulin Island elementary school chess champions crowned

MANITOWANING—Six Manitoulin elementary schools took part in the Island chess tournament held at Assiginack Public School in Manitowaning last week. Champions in two divisions...

Local hoop dancer places third in world championships

ARIZONA—Celina Cada-Matasawagon, originally from Sheshegwaning, has achieved her long-time dream of placing finishing among the very best in the World Championship Hoop Dance competition. “I...

Sherry Forest Rink wins annual Providence Bay Ladies Bonspiel

PROVIDENCE BAY—The Sherry Forest Rink has won the Providence Bay Curling Club Annual Ladies Bonspiel held this past weekend. The Sherry Forest skipped rink, which...

Town accepts tender for work to be undertaken on Phipps Street

GORE BAY—Gore Bay council has accepted tenders for geotechnical testing work to be undertaken on Phipps Street in the town of Gore Bay. “We received...

New Drug Alert: Carfentanil

New Drug Alert Manitoulin Island - UCCM Anishnaabe Police in partnership with the M'Chigeeng Health Centre would like to advise the public of a serious...

Man Arrested for two Commercial Break, Enter and Thefts

Break, Enter & Thefts On both February 12th and February 18th 2017 a male entered City Surplus located at 685 Notre Dame Avenue in Sudbury...

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New Drug Alert: Carfentanil

New Drug Alert Manitoulin Island - UCCM Anishnaabe Police in partnership with the M'Chigeeng Health Centre would like to advise the public of a serious...