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Happy 125, Town of Gore Bay!

Gore Bay celebrates 125 years on April 7 GORE BAY—The Town of Gore Bay will be officially celebrating its 125th anniversary on Tuesday, April 7,...

GB Theatre’s Agnes of God is one show not to be missed

GORE BAY—If you like theatre that is dramatic and powerful with incredibly brilliant performances then Gore Bay Theatre’s production of Agnes of God is...

Little Current resident receives one-year conditional sentence for business theft

GORE BAY—A Little Current resident has been sentenced in Gore Bay court to a conditional sentence (along with a criminal record) of 12 months...

Evansville egg station opens

EVANSVILLE— Evansville egg farmers have opened the newest business on Manitoulin, an egg station. “The egg station has been certified through the Canadian Food Inspection...

Billings council voices objections to Ont. Ombudsman’s comments

KAGAWONG—Having amended its procedural bylaw for in camera meetings to comply with provincial regulations, the Municipal Act and the Privacy Act (after a complaint...

Gore Bay council wants municipalities, First Nations to support physician recruitment program

GORE BAY—While the Town of Gore Bay supports contributing to the Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) physician recruitment program, it wants to see all benefitting...

Gore Bay couple establishes Manitoulin Fire Fund program

GORE BAY—A Gore Bay couple is looking for Island-wide support on a program they have established to make the lives of families who have...

Manitoulin Transport makes significant donation to Angel Bus fundraising campaign

GORE BAY—The Angel Bus fundraising campaign has received a huge boost towards its goal thanks to Manitoulin Transport and the Douglas A. Smith Family...

Rainbow Board hires social worker to service Espanola-Manitoulin students

SUDBURY—The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) has hired a social worker to service students in the Espanola and Manitoulin area with the board passing...

Planning Board tells Ont. reps it will not support development restrictions

GORE BAY—Members of the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) have made it clear that they will not support restrictions on development on right-of-way/private roads to...

Lafarge-Holcim merger won’t affect Meldrum Bay quarry operations

FRANCE—While Lafarge and Swiss based Holcim Ltd. are getting close to a final merger, the deal is not expected to have much effect on...

Ice Lake business destroyed in fire

ICE LAKE—An Ice Lake business, Dad’s Sales and Service, was totally destroyed in a fire that took place early on the morning of Saturday,...
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