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Strawberry Moon or Rose Moon

Jun 10, 2017 @ 07:35     Yesterday at 9:10 a.m. it was the June full moon. Here in Wawa, it was visible in the night sky about 9:45 p.m. just over William Teddy Park/Surluga Hill. As full moon’s go it was a small one, or Apogee moon. The Farmer’s Almanac explains “This mini moon occurs only once every year, when the ...

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Saturday Morning News

Weather – Mainly cloudy today with showers beginning this morning. There is a risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 60 this afternoon. High 24. Humidex 27. News Tidbits – The New Goose is on its way, and the 4th Annual Wawa Music Festival is only 3 weeks away, tickets should be on sale soon.

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Hwy 129 – OPEN

Jun 9, 2017 @ 14:35 Without any fanfare or OPP press releases Highway 129 was opened at 2 p.m. Notification was made only via a tweet “Ouverte: #Chapleau: #RTE129 – #RTE667 à #RTE101 Sud Jct, voie en direction Nord & l’accotement , toutes les voies sont ouvertes. #ONRtes“. One lane had been opened at 12:15 p.m. Highway 129 had been closed for ...

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TREMBLAY, Mona

Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Thursday June 8, 2017 at the age of 70 years. Beloved wife of Jean-Claude Tremblay. Loving mother of Brigitte Tremblay (Gérard Lévesque), Nathalie Tremblay and Ginette Tremblay-Blais (Laurent Blais). Proud grandmother Krystel, Jason (Christina), Michaël, Casandra (Mathieu), Stacey (Brad), Joanie (Mathieu), Andy (Tabitha), Alexandre (Megan), Mathieu (Vanessa) and Noémie (André). Adored ...

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Farewell, Goose – ‘Fly Away Home’

Jun 9, 2017 @ 10:00   Last night, June 8th, 2017, the Municipality of Wawa held a farewell gathering for the Wawa Goose. This, the second version of the goose, is retiring. Its replacement will be revealed July 1st as part of the Canada Day Celebrations.     At 6 p.m. the crowd began to arrive. By 6:30 over 150 ...

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Red Pine Adds Land Package at its Wawa Gold Project

Jun 9, 2017 @ 8:10 Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces that it has secured an additional 58 hectares at its Wawa Gold Project, bringing its total land package to 5,568 hectares (Figure 1). Quentin Yarie, President and CEO of Red Pine, stated, “We have added the area situated directly to the west of the Surluga Deposit to our land package. Securing ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Talent, Shoots & Scores!

Jun 9, 2017 @ 08:09 SJD’s got talent – instrumental, vocals,  dancing, magical and comical talent that is! On Friday, May 5th, students, from as young as Senior Kindergarten  to our older students sang, played the piano and guitar, danced, and performed magic for an audience made up of students, staff, parents and grandparents. What a show!  We can’t wait for ...

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Friday Morning News – June 9

Jun 9, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – It is a little cool this morning, but temperatures are expected to a high of 19C. A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. News tidbits – Don’t forget the Annual Legion Golf Tournament this weekend. There is a possibility of a trip to Las Vegas if you get a ...

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Garbologists Report – Time to Retire

  There comes a time in everybody’s life, where you have to make a decision — and the time for me has come now to step back from picking up other people’s trash.   In the beginning, 25 years ago, my purpose and aim was to make my fellow citizens realize how beautiful this country is, especially our area without ...

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JAMES, Valerie Rosetta

In loving memory of Valerie Rosetta James (nee Grieve), 73 years. Passed away peacefully in her loving husband’s arms, June 2nd, 2017 at Extendicare York, Sudbury, Ontario. Beloved wife of Anthony James. Loving mother of Mark James (Angela), Wendy Racicot (Ron), Robin James (Anne-Marie), Jefferey James (Sylvie), Toni-Elaine Steinke (Jason).  Dear grandmother to many grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Sadly missed by ...

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Hwy 129 (Jct 101/129 & Jct 129/667) One Lane OPEN

Jun 8, 2017 @ 12:11 One lane is open, alternating traffic is flowing. Jun 8, 2017 @ 08:11 Travellers must continue to detour around the collapsed culvert at Poulin Creek just east of the Highway 129/101 Junction. The culvert failed Monday, June 5, 2017 in early morning as the culvert replacement was beginning. As the first sheet pile was being installed ...

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Liddles have cost Taxpayers $280,005 to date

Jun 8, 2017 @ 11:57   At last night’s meeting, Council and the Public were made aware of the costs that the Municipality of Wawa has incurred beginning in November 2015, when Councillor Tamara Liddle and her husband, Gerry Liddle initiated a series of complaints and legal actions against municipal staff and the Municipality of Wawa. The Municipality of Wawa ...

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Safe Kids Day 2017!

Safe Kids Week is an annual national awareness week developed to bring attention to predictable and preventable injuries in children. Taking place June 5 – 11, 2017, this year will focus on one of the top injury issues affecting children: active transportation injuries – including pedestrian, cycling, skateboarding/long boarding, and scootering. In Wawa, Saturday, June 3rd, from 11 am until ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 8

Jun 8, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – After that tempting taste of summer yesterday, the weather is set to change. Increasing cloudiness with a 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 19. News tidbits – Don’t forget to go to the Goose tonight at 6 p.m. At 6:30 the Municipality will be taking a group ...

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