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Three charged in West Nip case


Members of the Anti-Rackets Branch of the Ontario Provincial Police have charged three people with several criminal offences following an investigation of allegations of financial irregularities involving the Municipality of West Nipissing. In late January 2016, the OPP accepted a formal request from the Chief of West Nipissing Police Service …

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TV series to film in Sturgeon Falls

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Will the teams be able to recognize the truth from false, and trust the “correct” twin? Or will they lose precious time being sent in the wrong direction? Balestra Productions will be in Sudbury and in Sturgeon Falls on August 10 and 11 to film two episodes for their fourth …

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Replacement offered free of charge by complete stranger

A stranger has given George Savage a mobility scooter after his was stolen last weekend while he was playing cards at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Sturgeon Falls. The stolen scooter is similar to the four-wheeled unit pictured here, but red and customized with a windshield, canopy and rear carrier. Getty Images Photo

  George Savage has a renewed sense of hope that there are good people in this world. The 61-year-old Sturgeon Falls man had his mobility scooter stolen last weekend while he was playing cards at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Sturgeon Falls. Savage said the scooter was his only …

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Municipality Responds to Allegation of “Illegal Meeting”


WEST NIPISSING, ON – The Municipality of West Nipissing held a special meeting of Council at 6:30 p.m. on July 21st, 2016. There was one resolution on the agenda to award contracts for the supply and delivery of granular material for the refurbishment of specific gravel roads at various locations …

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Ontario Launches Online Shopping through


Bringing Products from Canada and 85 Other Countries to Consumers’ Fingertips Ontario is offering a new and convenient way to buy alcohol products by introducing online sales through Starting today, LCBO consumers can buy online up to 5,000 different products from across Canada and 85 other countries. Customers can …

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2nd Annual Music and Rib Festival Makes a Big Splash


Rock ‘N’ Ribs 2016 serves up music, ribs and relief for a community reeling from tragic fire. (West Nipissing, ON – Monday July 25, 2016) Over 6000 people a-ended Rock ‘N’ Ribs 2016 at the picturesque West Nipissing Minnehaha Bay Marina on Saturday July 16th and all were treated to a World …

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Missing Person – UPDATED


The West Nipissing Police Service is currently looking for a male person who was originally reported missing from the Waterloo area. Jason Prang, 39 years old, is from Kitchener Ontario. He is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, balding with an unshaven face. His right thumb …

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Help pouring in for Sturgeon fire victims

Clothing is no longer needed but non-perishable food is till welcome. Photo courtesy Sturgeon Falls Pentecostal Church.

It’s overwhelming how much generosity has been coming in.” A spokesman for a church spearheading a relief effort for burned out victims of Thursday’s downtown Sturgeon Falls fire says he’s “overwhelmed” by the generosity of local residents. Church member Carl Folsom is organizing the effort from the Sturgeon Falls Pentecostal Church. He’s …

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Whooping Cough Outbreak in Sturgeon Falls prompts warning.


A confirmed outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has been identified in the West Nipissing area. The Health Unit will be holding an immunization clinic for the community from 3pm to 6pm on Thursday, June 23rd, in the Hall of Fame room at the Sturgeon Falls Sports Complex. …

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MP Serré to represent Canadian Section in Washington

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MP Marc Serré travels to Washington, D.C. to represent Canadian section at 55th annual Canada—United States Inter-Parliamentary Group Meeting as a member of the Canadian delegation Nickel Belt – MP Serré looks forward to participating in this inaugural time-honoured meeting with our American neighbours. Serré believes it is an opportunity …

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