Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Happenings at First United Wawa – January 17

Jan 17, 2018 @ 14:43 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – January 16

Jan 17, 2018 @ 14:22 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 8 8 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 6 7 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 4 9 MOORE, Bruce 3 4 9 DERESKI, Louis 5 3 8 McCOY, Joe 5 3 8 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 5 3 9 YOUNG, Paul 8 2 8 GAMES SCHEDULE – January 15, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Two Seats Vacant on Municipal Council

At last night’s Corporate Planning Meeting, Mayor Rody explained that Council had received the resignation letter from Councillor Besner. Last year, Besner moved to Sault Ste. Marie. He did commute to attend council meetings for a number of months, but has now resigned. This coupled with Council having declared the seat held by Councillor Tamara Liddle vacant for not attending ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 17

Jan 17, 2018 @ 07:56 Weather Today Flurries ending late this afternoon then cloudy. Local blowing snow. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light late this afternoon. High minus 4. Tonight Cloudy. Becoming partly cloudy this evening. Low minus 16.   Roads 2018-01-17 – early morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 ...

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Soo Locks close for Annual Maintenance

Jan 16, 2018 @ 14:30   The last ship of the year, the Edwin H. Gutt has passed through the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, The annual closing from January 15 through March 25. The Corps will use this time to perform critical maintenance measures on the lock structures. If you drive over the bridge you can see ...

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Northern Ontario mental health crisis showcased at Sudbury committee hearing

Jan 16, 2018 @ 14:02 This morning, at a pre-budget committee hearing in Sudbury, Ontario’s growing mental health crisis was highlighted by a couple of presenters who urged the government to take immediate action. The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs heard from the Sudbury/Manitoulin branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, and the Child and Family Centre. Both ...

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Corporate Planning / Policy Manual Committee Tonight – January 16

There is a Corporate Planning / Policy Manual Committee tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. Council has a number of reports to discuss this evening. There are two monthly reports from Alex Patterson (Tourism & Leisure Services); two monthly reports from Cory Stainthorpe (Infrastructure Services) and reports on the Municipal Landfill Site Hours & Fees and Hydro Poles – Golf Course ...

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Another way out of Wawa! Ontario Northland expands bus service

Jan 16, 2018 @ 09:09 Ontario Northland has expanded its bus service westward to include Espanola, Sault Ste Marie, Wawa, White River and many communities in between. The eastbound bus leaves White River at 7 a.m. every day except Saturday, and residents of Wawa can now go to the Soo and the three stops there when the bus leaves at ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 16

Weather – Today A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 25 this morning. Tonight Increasing cloudiness. A few flurries beginning this evening. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this evening. Temperature rising to minus 8 by morning. Roads 2018-01-16 – morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 ...

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From Shaw

Jan 15, 2018 @ 06:41 1:00 PM EST: Technicians continue working and we’ll have an update in the morning 10:00 PM EST: Technicians continue working to restore services   Jan 14, 2018 @ 21:11 Some customers in the area surrounding Mission Rd in Wawa may be experiencing an interruption to Internet, Television and Home Phone services.  We are working to restore service as ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 13

Jan 13, 2018 @ 10:15 Weather Today Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 20. Wind chill minus 38 this morning and minus 30 this afternoon. Tonight Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 29. Wind chill minus 34.   News Tidbits: Congratulations to Lori Germain who just started a new business in Wawa, “Lori’s Fresh Start Housekeeping”! ...

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Wawa Mixed Curling – January 12

Jan 12, 2018 @ 09:51 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 7 7 BOYD, Katherine 2 5 8 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 5 7 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 4 7 HALL, Jennifer 5 3 8 SZEKELY, Marc 5 3 7 SPENCER, Reg 7 2 8 McCOY, Joe 8 1 8 Schedule for Thursday -January 18, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Hwy 11 CLOSED (Longlac to Hearst)

Jan 12, 2018 @ 09:28 At 9:16 The OPP (Northwest Region) closed Highway 11 again due to the weather. Jan 12, 2018 @ 08:45 At 8:15 Highway 11 was reopened after being closed for poor weather conditions. Jan 11, 2018 @ 15:11 Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police has issued a media release stating that Highway 11 from Longlac to ...

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Friday Morning News – January 12

Jan 12, 2018 @ 09:23 Weather Today Mainly sunny. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High minus 19. Wind chill minus 37 this morning and minus 28 this afternoon. Tonight A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 29. Wind chill minus 37.   Roads 2018-01-12 – morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 partly snow ...

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