MSS continues work on proposal to have crosswalk installed

M’CHIGEENG— The concept of a crosswalk and other initiatives being put in place to provide safety for students and staff at Manitoulin Secondary School...

Island Quilters give in the spirit of Christmas

MINDEMOYA—The Island Quilters Guild demonstrated the spirit of Christmas recently when they donated numerous Christmas gifts to children in care of the Children’s Aid...

Billings councillor raises concerns with Liberal fundraising practices

KAGAWONG—Billings Township Councillor Brian Parker says if the premier of Ontario and her party can hold lavish party fundraising dinners supplicating big business and...

OPP detachment commander said no decision made concerning amalgamation

MANITOULIN—There is nothing new as far as any decision being made on a proposed amalgamation of the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment with...

Vacate notices going out to Old School tenents

MINDEMOYA—Whether extensive repairs are carried out on the Old School building in Mindemoya, or it is completely closed down, the current tenants of the...

OFAH/MNRF extend partnership for community hatchery program

PETERBOROUGH—The renewal of funding for the Community Hatchery Program (CHP) is great news for fishing in Ontario. Another three-year partnership is underway between the Ontario...

School buses back in action with precious cargo on board

MANITOULIN – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitoulin Detachment remind motorists that area students will be back in school on September 3,...

Lodge encourages participation in letter writing campaign to see better care provided for seniors

GORE BAY—The Manitoulin Lodge Nursing Home has launched and is encouraging Island residents to participate in a letter writing campaign, calling on the province...

Mustang girls’ hockey team heads to the semi-final showdowns

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustang girls’ hockey team is on their way to the playoffs after finishing the regular season in second place. “We...

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...

New marina pumps to take up to six weeks

TEHKUMMAH—Council was sent scrambling following the opening of tenders for the replacement of a fuel dispensing pump for the South Baymouth Marina when they...

Proposed assisted living facility remains in limbo pending Island support

MANITOULIN—It’s been four months since an assisted living facility suggested for a portion of the Manitoulin Centennial Manor site in Little Current was first...
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