Salt Dock Road boat launch remains closed
PARRY SOUND - If you’re looking to put your boat in the water this weekend, you won’t be able to launch your pleasure craft at the Salt Dock location.
At a special town council...
Foley Library friends honours Henry Lammers
SEGUIN TWP. – Wednesday night the Friends of the Foley Library made a presentation to the Foley Branch Library in memory of Henry Lammers.
Henry Lammers was a very strong supporter of the...
Welcome to Kindergarten seminar, May 22
The MacTier Figure Skating Club dirty T-shirt dance at the MacTier Legion on May 11 was well attended. Music was provided by the Swells, a band from the Port Carling area.
Here is some MacTier...
Mayors, dignitaries mingle at FONOM
PARRY SOUND - Networking was a big part of the appeal at last week’s conference.
Among the more than 200 attendees at the 2013 Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities/ Ministry of...
Next Rama trip, May 21
What great weather. Our colourful flower beds greet us as we enter our building, thanks to the work of Ruby Pavuk.
Monday bid euchre gave Roy Stoddard, 307 and Fran Robbins, 291. Eleanor Land...
Local dragon boaters raise funds to head to nationals
PARRY SOUND - Young rowers have been participating in local fundraisers to offset the cost for a trip to Hungary for dragon boat races.
On April 20, six young dragon boat paddlers started their...
Spring is here, but the ski season is just starting
McDOUGALL TWP. - The 2013/2014 ski season is just beginning!
The Georgian Nordic Race Team is training for Nationals to be held in Corner Brook, Newfoundland next March. Team members Jason...
SOAR members qualify for nationals
GRIMSBY - On April 6 and 7, Parry Sound’s SOAR Rope Skipping Team traveled to Grimsby, Ontario for the annual Provincial Championships. In attendance were 160 athletes representing nine Ontario...
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Wow-worthy Willie Nelson plays Parry Sound
PARRY SOUND – With more than a half-century in the music business, having legendary artist Willie Nelson come to Parry Sound is indeed wow-worthy news, said Parry Sound Mayor Jamie McGarvey...
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Ashley MacIsaac plays the Stockey
Ashley MacIsaac spent Thursday night performing at the Charles W. Stockey Centre to a full crowd. He played both new and old favourites.
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Hypnotist comes to Parry Sound
PARRY SOUND – Hypnotist Romane will be coming to Parry Sound at the Quality Inn & Conference Centre on Friday October 19 at 7 p.m.
He will be presenting his two-and-a-half-hour stop...
Parents, your input can make a difference; reader
Last month an advertisement appeared in this paper regarding a proposed plan for School Bus Transportation Consortiums to undertake an RFP (Request for Proposal) a tendering, process – to...
Deep problems need more than a Band Aid solution
In my last column discussing the dim and disappointing results of the Fraser Institute’s school report card, I indicated that North Bay schools were doing just fine, thank you very much. Which...
A Newfoundland poet and words of love
Under the Keel
By Michael Crummey
Last year about this time Michael Crummey appeared at the Charles W. Stockey Centre to read from his...
The babies are back at Aspen
You can tell that spring has finally arrived because the phone is ringing more than usual – and the calls are mainly about baby wildlife that needs help. Usually we start the season with...