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West Nipissing Police Service Report (July 24-30)

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During the week of July 24th to July 30th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 194 calls for service.  Among those were seven thefts, four assaults, one break and enter, two domestic disputes, calls and nine motor vehicle collisions, three noise complaints. The following are some of the incidents received by the police during the week. On July 25th, police ... Read More »

Accusation flies of ‘trying to buy votes’ in Nipissing-Timiskaming

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MP Claude Gravelle and Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair on July 27.

STURGEON FALLS – National media are predicting the upcoming federal election will see an abundance of Tory money being splashed around. Nickel Belt New Democrat MP Claude Gravelle says he’s seen the cash flow firsthand with close to $10 million being announced in the last few weeks and another $30 million expected “imminently” for a major road extension in his ... Read More »

MPP John Vanthof Launches NorthernBearReport.com

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Concern regarding nuisance black bears has been a long standing issue in Northern Ontario. Northerners have successfully coexisted with black bears for many years; at times though, bears pose a serious threat to people, and their livelihoods. Through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the provincial government has the responsibility to manage wildlife in Ontario. In recent years, successive ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Service Report (July17-23)

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During the week of July 17th to July 23rd, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 218 calls for service.  Among those were five thefts, three assaults, three family disputes, two mischief calls and six noise complaints. The following are some of the incidents received by the police during the week. On July 17th, police were dispatched to an address on ... Read More »

Robbery closes Sturgeon Falls No Frills

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On Saturday afternoon, police investigate an overnight theft at the No Frills in Sturgeon Falls.  PHOTO SUBMITTED. A Sturgeon Falls grocery store was closed all day Saturday as police investigated a theft which was centred in the pharmacy. Read more here: www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=81862 Read More »

Rock, Ribs on the water this weekend in Sturgeon Falls

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Peggy Thomson and Marc Roberge felt that something was missing in the West Nipissing community – a different genre of music, a different theme of food, and something that appealed to everyone. That idea eventually formed into West Nipissing’s first Rock ‘n’ Ribs Festival, taking place this Saturday from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. “You can’t really go wrong with ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Service weekly report (July 10-16) – Stolen Driftwood

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During the week of July 10th to July 16th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 216 calls for service.  Among those were 35 Police Assistance calls, 13 9-1-1 calls, 9 Thefts, 6 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 4 Animal Complaints, 3 Assaults, 3 Alarms, 3 Noise Complaints, 2 Family Disputes and 2 Frauds. On July 10th, the West Nipissing Police Service was ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Service Weekly Report (July 03-09)

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During the week of July 3rd to July 9th, the West Nipissing Police Service received 178 calls for service.  Among those were  23 Police Assistance calls, 16 9-1-1, 6 Noise Complaints, 5 Animal Complaints, 5 Alarms, 4 Thefts, 2 Frauds, 2 Mischiefs, 1 Robbery and 1 Domestic Dispute. Two different fraud complaints were received within a few days of each ... Read More »

Sturgeon Falls 5-hour standoff ends peacefully: police

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Police in Sturgeon Falls say a pellet gun complaint that became a five-hour police standoff was resolved peacefully on Saturday. At about 1 p.m., officers responded to a call that a man was shooting at his neighbour’s house with what appeared to be a pellet gun. When police went to the man’s home about the matter, he refused to come ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Service Report (June 26 –July 2)

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During the week of June 26th to July 2nd, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 167 calls for service.  Among those were 28 Police Assistance calls, 9 9-1-1 calls, 7 Thefts, 6 Alarms, 6 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 3 Noise Complaints, 2 Family Disputes, 2 Mischiefs, 2 Mental Health Act calls, 1 Break and Enter and 1 Sexual Assault. On June ... Read More »

Voodoos roster re-signs two more locals

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From left, Voodoos head coach Scott Wray, forward Nathaniel McLeod, Aaron Dart, and team president Jim Bruce pose by the Voodoos jet at CFB North Bay.

POWASSAN – The Powassan Voodoos have re-signed a pair of local forwards as Aaron Dart and Nathaniel McLeod will return to the NOJHL franchise for the 2015-16 season, the club announced on Tuesday. After suffering through a pair of injuries that cut short his regular season, Nathaniel McLeod came back and finished the season strong recording three goals and nine ... Read More »

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