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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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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (July 30 – August 04)

Between July 30 th and August 4 th , the West Nipissing Police Service logged 163 calls for service. Among those were 3 assaults, 10 theft, 4 Motor vehicle collisions, and 1 break and enter. On July 30 th an Arthur Street resident contacted the police to report that he was the victim …

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TV series to film in Sturgeon Falls

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

  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 LCBO.com

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 LCBO.com. 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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Help pouring in for Sturgeon fire victims

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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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (June 29 – July 06)

Between June 29th and July 6th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 238 calls for service. Among those were 2 Break and Enter, 3 Domestic Disputes, 4 Fraud, 3 Mischief, 10 Motor vehicle collisions, and 3 Thefts. On July 2nd a Clark Street resident contacted the policed to report a …

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MP Serré to represent Canadian Section in Washington

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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