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Monday Morning News – April 10

Apr 10, 2017 @ 05:37 Weather – Freezing rain mixed with ice pellets changing to snow near noon and ending in the afternoon then cloudy. Local snow and ice pellet amount 2 cm. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 increasing to 40 gusting to 60 in the morning. High minus 1. There are freezing rain alerts still active for today. ...

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Travelling Tomorrow – Watch the Weather

Apr 9, 2017 @ 19:39 3:51 PM EDT Sunday 09 April 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Blind River – Thessalon Espanola – Killarney Manitoulin Island Greater Sudbury and vicinity North Bay – Powassan – Mattawa West Nipissing – French River Periods of rain will be followed by freezing rain Monday night. ...

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EC – Freezing Rain Warning in effect

5:10 AM EDT Sunday 09 April 2017 Freezing rain warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Marathon – Schreiber Nipigon – Rossport Fraserdale – Pledger Lake Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Little Abitibi – Kesagami Lake Moosonee Freezing rain is expected or occurring. Freezing rain is expected to begin late ...

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Chapleau Trainmaster takes to Facebook to warn about train safety

Apr 9, 2017 @ 08:22 To all parents and teachers in Chapleau please speak to your children about staying away from the tracks. This evening at around 2100 I received a call advising me that several children(ages 11-14) were playing on the mainline from the station to the fuel stand and then across the yard towards the “big tank”. These ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 8

Apr 8, 2017 @ 08:47 Weather – Despite the frost this morning, today is going to be clear with a high of +12. Local – Don’t forget to go get a sub at Subway today. This is Subway Day! For every Foot Long purchased, Subway – Wawa will donate $2 to the LDHC Foundation, and for every 6″, $1 will ...

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Robbins Arroyo LLP: Rentech, Inc. (RTK) Misled Shareholders According to a Recently Filed Shareholder Derivative Lawsuit

Apr 7, 2017 @ 21:39 Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that a shareholder derivative complaint was filed on behalf of Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQCM: RTK) in the Superior Court of The District of Columbia. The complaint is brought against certain officers and directors of the company for alleged breaches of fiduciary duties, gross mismanagement, abuse of control, unjust ...

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Friday Morning News – April 7

Apr 7, 2017 @ 10:36 Weather – Sunny. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 8. Local – Youth interested in helping with the Wawa Yellow Fish Road™ program are reminded of their information session today at 3 p.m. at the Wawa EDC offices. The last free skate of the year is tonight at the MMCC from 7 – 9 p.m. ...

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Hwy 17 CLOSED (East of Nipigon) UPDATE

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:35 At 3:25 a.m. OPP released a Media Release: Hwy 11/17 east of Nipigon is now open. Cleanup crews may still be working in the area. Caution is advised when travelling in the area.   Apr 6, 2017 @ 00:25   Highway 17 (East of Nipigon) has been closed due to a vehicle fire. OPP advise that ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 6

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:34 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing this afternoon. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 5. Local – The Men’s Curling Bonspiel is this weekend. This is the last event with ice in the MMCC. The ice will be removed from the MMCC after this weekend. Get your team ready for ...

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Quand l’union fait la force! Le bronze pour les Loups des écoles St-Joseph (Wawa et Dubreuilville)

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:15     Les membres de l’équipe de hockey combinée représentant les écoles Saint-Joseph de Dubreuilville et de Wawa se sont déplacés à Sudbury le 20 mars dernier afin de participer au Tournoi des Étoiles de hockey, une compétition amicale offerte aux écoles francophones nord-ontariennes. Les Loups étaient prêts pour une semaine sportive très mouvementée et ...

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Could a new Municipal Office become a Public Sector Community Hub?

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:03 It isn’t new news; the Municipal Offices need extensive repairs, and much work to make them accessible to all residents of community – at a pretty large cost, estimated at well over $1 million to correct identified deficiencies such as mould abetment, asbestos abetment and work to both the interior and exterior, including a new HVAC ...

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Council Believes in Accountability & Transparency – Will Report on Financial Costs of Harassing Behaviour of Gerry Liddle & Tamara Liddle

Apr 5, 2017 @ 15:32 At last night’s Council Meeting, Mayor and Council passed a resolution directing the Deputy Treasurer to prepare a report on the financial costs of the harassing behaviour of Gerry Liddle and Councillor Tamara Liddle. It was stated that the Municipality of Wawa believes in Accountability and Transparency in all aspects of its governance as provided ...

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Skyrocketing Hydro Rates Have Caused Legion Branch 23 Sale & Other Problems

Apr 5, 2017 @ 11:37   Michael Manta talks about some of the problems faced by Northern Ontario residents, and communities dealing with huge electrical bills.     “Once again, through its failed energy policies, the Wynne government has damaged our local community,” stated Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli. North Bay Legion Branch 23 executives revealed they were forced to sell ...

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