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Municipality Closes William Teddy Park

  The Municipality of Wawa has closed William Teddy Park effective Tuesday, August 8, 2017. This beautiful area has a long history in Wawa, not only as the spot where gold was found by William Teddy, but also as a RV Park operated by the Rotary Club of Wawa, and now a place to launch your boat and watch sunsets ...

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Happenings At First United Church – August 9

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. We extend a warm welcome to the Congregation of St. Paul’s to join us for Morning Worship at 11:00 a.m. during the month of August. We ...

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News from the Park – August 9

It certainly has been an outstanding summer here in Algoma-Manitoulin. I have truly enjoyed getting out to so many events all across the riding and meeting up with constituents, many of whom I look forward to seeing frequently and lots of new faces as well. One series of events that I have been a part of that I am extremely ...

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Between the Covers – August 9

New books New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “Tom Clancy Point of Contact” by Mike Maden, “Against All Odds” by Danielle Steel, “Lilli De Jong” by Janet Benton, and “The Silent Corner” by Kean Koontz.   New children’s books this week are: “An Old Man’s Winter Night”, A Brush Full of Colour”, Dear Baobab”, and in the ...

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Red Pine Exploration Continues to Extend the Minto Mine South Zone

Aug 9, 2017 @ 08:13 Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces new results from three drill holes completed as part of its 20,000m drilling program at the Wawa Gold Project. Drilling highlights for the Minto Mine South Zone include: Extension of the high-grade core of the Minto Mine South Zone laterally and at depth; SD-17-89 averages 8.55 g/t gold over 3.47 ...

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MacDonald Mines Receives First Gold Assay on Trenching of Oxide Sands

MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. announces that it has received final gold assays on 4 trenches across the Oxide Sands zone. Trenches 725, 750 and 775 produced positive gold (Au) results. No significant results for gold (Au) were detected in trench TR-800 which crossed a road and where only disturbed material (road fill) was encountered. In all cases, where the Oxide ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 9

Weather – Sunny early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. High 18. UV index 7 or high. Marine – Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots this morning then backing to east 10 this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 near midnight then increasing to east 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind backing to ...

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Heavy OPP Presence in Wawa Trailer Park this Evening – UPDATE

The OPP presence has continued overnight at the Trailer Park on Winston Road. A cruiser has been parked, blocking traffic through the western laneway. The caution tape remains. There has not yet been a press release from the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police Detachment – Wawa.     There is heavy OPP presence in the trailer park on Winston Road. ...

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Scenic High Falls Partnership Project is Announced

Aug 8, 2017 @ 11:36 The Municipality of Wawa is very excited to announce a partnership project between Brookfield Renewable, Rotary Club of Wawa and Municipality of Wawa for the revitalization of Scenic High Falls Park. Scenic High Falls Park has long been a jewel of Wawa’s local destinations. It has been enjoyed throughout the years by locals and tourists alike as a ...

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Council Meeting tonight – August 8

Council will hold a regular Council Meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS 2.1 Ms. Marnie-Jo LaFleur-Beach, Wawa Figure Skating Club (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (resolution) (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 4.1 Wawa Energy Plan ...

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Monday Morning News – August 7

Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind light becoming southwest 10 knots this morning then increasing to southwest 15 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 15 this evening then to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon. News Tidbits – Ernst ...

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AVIS, W. Robert “Bob”

Bob died today – August 4, 2017 after celebrating his 79th birthday on July 26th. He died on his terms. Cancer ended his life but not his spirit. Left behind was his 4th wife, Debra Tomas Avis and his 2 cats, Summer and Sam. He was the son of Anne and Laurier “Larry” LaChapelle. His children, either by birth or ...

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In Memory – Bill Rose

Feb 6, 1945- Aug 6, 2006 In loving memory of my Dear Husband Bill, who passed away 11 years ago today. “In dreams I walk with you In dreams I talk to you” Forever Loved Forever Missed Gerry  

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