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From the Branch – May 3

May 3, 2017 @ 07:54 So there went April and besides Easter and some extra snow nothing much to talk about. Now here comes May and look that BIG stuff to think about and first of all naturally the 72nd. anniversary of the end of WW2 in Europe. Looking at the news from overseas they are really getting ready for 2020 ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Dealing with Bears in the Community

May 1, 2017 @ 22:15 Public safety is important to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Municipality of Wawa. Bears that come into a populated area aren’t always a threat to public safety. Public safety is at risk when a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety by exhibiting threatening or aggressive ...

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Monday Morning News – May 1

May 1, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Today will be cloudy, with rain beginning early this morning, a high of 5C is expected. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 60. Tonight we could expect either rain or snow. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low plus 1. Roads – In the area, roads are bare ...

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Maybe Spring is here?

The ice was off of Wawa Lake yesterday, and a canoeist was seen enjoying the blue water in the late afternoon. The water is high over Silver Falls and lower Silver Falls in the Mission. Magpie High Falls should be quite pretty as well. Maybe it’s time to take a drive!     Historical Dates (for when ice covered Wawa ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 30

Apr 30, 2017 @ 08:08 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming east 20 km/h near noon. High 8. Roads – All highways are bare and dry. Get out and enjoy the day before the rain begins tonight. Although they are not calling for freezing rain, the temperature will drop to a low of +1, and it ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 29

Weather – Clearing today with a high of 9C. Roads – All road are bare and dry or bare with  wet road sections. Tidbits – It looks like it will be a nice day. Get out and enjoy it. Some ideas: You might want to consider taking a drive down to Sand River and looking at the falls. The high water ...

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Brookfield Renewable Donates $5 000 to Spring Campaign

  Julie Chagnon, Claude Samson and Bruce Welbourne from Brookfied Renewable recently visited the Lady Dunn Health Centre and made a gift to the Foundation to support the purchase of a Digital Radiography system for the x-ray department. Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter, LDHC CEO, provided the representatives of Brookfield with a tour of the hospital and thanked them for their continued support. ...

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Friday Morning News – April 28

Apr 28, 2017 @ 06:26 Weather – From a high yesterday of 11C, we are now at at 0C with snow on the ground again. Be careful walking today, as some surfaces could be icy. The radar  is warning of more precipitation today. Environment Canada warns us of flurries with an accumulation of 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 27

Apr 27, 2017 @ 07:21 Weather – The freezing rain warnings continue from Wawa to Thunder Bay, and winter storm warnings west of that. Environment Canada says rain or drizzle this morning then 40% chance of showers this afternoon. Freezing rain over northwestern sections this morning. The wind will start from the northeast (20 km/h gusting) coming around to south ...

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Municipality calls Special Council Meeting for 4 p.m. Today

At 3:36 p.m The Municipality of Wawa advised of a Special Council Meeting to be held tonight, April 26th at 4 p.m. for the following:   14.1 Moving onto “In-Camera Session” 14.2 Legal Issue: Impending Litigation (Complaint) (4 Items) – advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose (Municipal Act, c 25 s 239 (f)).   ...

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Between the Covers – April 26

  Apr 26, 2017 @ 09:58 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “The tea girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See, “Murder on the Serpentine” by Anne Perry, and “Black book” by James Patterson. New on the seven day non-fiction shelf this week: “The stranger in the woods: The extraordinary story of the last true ...

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From the Branch – April 26

Apr 26, 2017 @ 09:55 Another week and we will be in May, but first our Ladies Auxiliary will have a luncheon on Thursday April 27th from 11.30 till 1.00 pm serving Perogies with Bacon and onions.  And Beef macaroni soup. Or veggies with dip. For the low price of $10.00.   With May coming we will once again remember the ...

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