Topping up bird feeders will aid Island’s winter bird population

MANITOULIN—It is the time of year to fill your bird feeders. By fillings up those feeders you will be providing food for the birds at...

100.7 FM The Island holds Christmas radiothon for MFR this Thursday

MANITOULIN—100.7 FM The Island is again hosting its radiothon to raise much-needed funds for the Manitoulin Family Resources Christmas Food Basket Campaign this Thursday,...

Weengushk Film Institute bursary provides learning opportunity for new student

M’CHIGEENG—Thanks to a new annual bursary from the Weengushk Film Institute (WFI), individuals such as Aaron Courtorielle, the bursary’s first recipient, will now have...

Little Current resident shows off Dickens Christmas village

LITTLE CURRENT—Haweater Lois Bond truly loves Christmas, which is evident from her collection of snow globes, snowbabies and homemade decorations, but her most impressive...

Manitoulin elders’ conference tackles aging challenges head on

LITTLE CURRENT—The Soaring Through the Years Elders Symposium held in the new Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre contained an action packed agenda aimed at...

‘Dear Santa’ a comedic Christmas time delight

GORE BAY—I saw a preview of this terrific Christmas production the other day and without a doubt area audiences are in for a real...

Give the gift that keeps on giving by adopting a Misery Bay turtle

MANITOULIN—The Friends of Misery Bay (FOMB) have launched an adopt-a-turtle campaign just in time for Christmas. For $100 Islanders can adopt a turtle, receiving in...

Taxpayers’ Association reflects on challenges and achievements at AGM

HONORA BAY—The Northeast Town Taxpayers held its annual general meeting last week at the Manitoulin Nordic Ski Club in Honora Bay, reflecting on a...

Anglican Island parishioners celebrate reverend’s elevation to the priesthood

MANITOULIN—Members of the Island Parish of Manitoulin and Great Spirit Island Parish gathered in support and to witness the ordination to priesthood of Rev....

Journey to Bethlehem this weekend in Mindemoya

MINDEMOYA—The annual Journey to Bethlehem, a multi-denominational, family-oriented outdoor presentation of the Christmas story, will be held this Friday and Saturday in Mindemoya. Since its...

Central council voices concerns over new Help Centre building

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Council reserved judgment on a letter of request from Manitoulin Family Resources that the municipality waive building permit fees for the new Help...

Derek Russell’s book chronicles ‘The Bridge – One Hundred Years Across to Little Current’

Mr. Russell, with family roots in Tehkummah on Manitoulin, has added one more volume to the growing number of books devoted to Manitoulin history....
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