Billings museum seeks historic photos as it gears up for 2014 season

KAGAWONG—Visions of wedding bells and sepia prints are dancing in the heads of Old Mill Heritage Centre (Billings Museum) curator Rick Nelson and the...

Gore Bay Theatre presents spectacular summer season with two great productions

by Tom Sasvari GORE BAY— Gore Bay Theatre opened its summer season last Sunday with an energetic performance of the children’s play, ‘Murmel, Murmel, Mortimer,...

Massey girl needs votes for to become National Mobility Awareness Month Local Hero contest

MASSEY—Twelve-year-old Emily Rose Desanges Richer’s family of Massey have nominated Emily as a Local Hero as part of the fourth annual National Mobility Awareness...

M’Chigeeng community drafts roadmap to the future

M’CHIGEENG­––Following a series of community consultations with M’Chigeeng First Nation members over several years, a draft comprehensive community plan entitled ‘Creating Our Future’ is...

Island farmer seeks Health Canada approval for marijuana crop

TEHKUMMAH—Somewhere in Tehkummah there is an empty field. The owner points through his window. “That’s where I’d like to put it,” he says, “but...

A military career can be a rewarding experience, says Sgt. Jewell

DRYDEN’S CORNERS—Sergeant Lewis Jewell has been mustered out of the Canadian Armed Forces for five years now, but he still looks back fondly on...

Dates set for Western Manitoulin seniors driver test services return

GORE BAY—Dates have now been established by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) for the return of the seniors driving training program in Gore Bay,...

‘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...

Central Manitoulin seeks options for aging Mindemoya fire hall

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Rumours swirling through the Mindemoya community that Central Manitoulin council is contemplating closing or moving that community’s fire hall are completely unfounded, according...

Thureson family winners of this year’s $5K elimination draw

MINDEMOYA—The 2017 Central Manitoulin Lions Club Homecoming Weekend Elimination Draw story developed like a script in a Hollywood movie. The evening began with a...

Island municipalities/First Nations host business resource showcase

MINDEMOYA—Manitoulin municipalities and First Nations, in partnership with LAMBAC and Waubetek Business Development Corporation, hosted a Business Resource Showcase last week in Mindemoya to...

Manitoulin Health Centre board handling doctor assisted death request in interim

Awaiting direction prior to developing internal policies MANITOULIN—As of June 6, doctors in Ontario are allowed to provide assistance in dying to a competent adult...
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