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Monday, October 18, 2021

Eric Thompson

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Eric came by this job in the usual way: a troll under a bridge told him to be a reporter or his family would be eaten. Now he writes about what's happening in West Nipissing. His family remains unconsumed.

Mobile vaccine clinic rolls through town

The North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit’s new mobile vaccine clinic made its first stop at the Caisse Alliance on King Street in Sturgeon...

Verner garage improvements costlier than anticipated

West Nipissing Council awarded the contract to refurbish and expand the public works garage in Verner to Capital Construction, though soaring construction costs meant...

No injuries or major damage from Second Street fire

West Nipissing Fire Service made quick work of a fire that started in the basement of a Second Street dwelling on Monday afternoon, August...

TV show filmed in WN with local kids, ends with Cache Bay mural unveiling

Melissa Goulais, Zoé McLeod, Mique Michelle, Abigail Kennedy and Wyatt Kennedy pose in front of their completed mural.Couleurs du Nord filmed for three...

UPDATE: Bomb threat on John Street unfounded

West Nipissing OPP and Fire Services blocked off John St. while they waited for the Explosives Disposal Unit to arrive.Paul Serre says he received...

Farmers’ market filling up downtown Sturgeon Falls

Local musician Chris Osbourne serenades shoppers at the Sturgeon Falls Farmers’ Market.Julie Faulkner Arbour has been at the market for the last two weekends...

Cache Bay family thankful for ‘Chewbacca’ and charity

After escaping from a house fire unscathed, a Cache Bay family may be looking to upgrade their dog’s title beyond “man’s best friend.” Without the...

Pop-up clinics coming as West Nipissing vaccination rates lag behind

With the municipality lagging behind the rest of the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit in vaccination rate, and the COVID-19 Delta variant...

Casting local kids to show the colours of the north

A new children’s show highlighting arts and culture in Northern Ontario is coming to West Nipissing next week, and they want local kids to...

Former Verner councillor speaks on still-vacant Ward 7 seat

Former municipal councillor Jeremy Seguin resigned from West Nipissing Council on July 18, 2020. Over one year later, his seat remains vacant and the...

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