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Iris Place welcomes The Food Bank…

Published on: Mar 26, 2005 Iris Place was quite proud to welcome The Wawa Food Bank to their premises last Wednesday. The Wawa Food Bank which had been operating out of The First United Church had been looking for a new home. Debbie Lessard, hearing of their search, offered them the front portion of Iris Place to use as “offices”. ...

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March is Red Cross Month…

Published on: Mar 21, 2005 With Red Cross Month well on its way there is much cause for celebration through out the north. The winners are in for the Canadian Red Cross’ 10th Annual Northern Raffle.  The draw was held Saturday, March 19th at the New Sudbury Shopping Center. Winner of the Hyundai Tucson is Denise Millette of Kapuskasing with ...

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Snow Sculpture Pictures…

First Place Winner – Sponge Bob Ice Fishing and Roasting a Marshmallow created by the team of Cameron and Brittany Moore & Tanner and Callie Paddock   Second Place Winner – The Face of Shrek created by the team of Tyler and Luc Morden   Third Place Winner – “Snow Cake” created by the Dewar Family

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Did you get your Easter Eggs?

Published on: Mar 18, 2005 It feels like spring outside, and Easter is coming. If you are looking for a unique Easter gift for that someone special’s basket, hurry, hurry fast to Valu-Mart. Ann Carruthers and Elizabeth Woods are there to offer you a choice of several different flavours. There are a limited amount of St. Paul’s Easter Eggs on ...

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Serious Accident at Sand River…

Published on: Mar 17, 2005   Shortly before 4:00 p.m. this afternoon (March 17) the Michipicoten Volunteer Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident between a float truck and a car, by the Sand River south of Wawa on Highway 17. A unidentified male victim was trapped in his vehicle and required extrication.   The Superior East Detachment of ...

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Serious Injury Collision South of Wawa…

Publish on: Mar 17, 2005 (Wawa, Ontario) – Superior East OPP detachment are investigating a 2 vehicle collision which occurred today on Highway 17 approximately 70 kms south of Wawa at 3:30 pm.   The investigation revealed that a northbound car driven by 34 year old Chris Barbe of Capreol, Ontario crossed over into the southbound lane sideswiping a southbound ...

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Wawa OPP Detachment gets new name…

Published on: Mar 16, 2005 (Wawa, Ontario) – Staff Sgt Ron Faulkner wishes to announce that effective immediately the Wawa Detachment of the OPP which includes Chapleau, Hornepayne and White River will have a new name. They will now be known as SUPERIOR EAST DETACHMENT of the Ontario Provincial Police.  The new name will be indicative of the economic and ...

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What Happened at Council – March 15, 2005

After calling the Council Meeting to Order, and the agenda approved, Council got down to business. Councillor Aquino advised his fellow members and the attending public that he would be attending a Rural Advisory Committee Meeting in Ottawa next week. Aquino went on to say that, “as a member of the subcommittee on economic development, I have been asked to ...

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Michipicoten Police Services Board & Township of Michipicoten Police Association (Uniform Members) Ratify Collective Agreement…

Published on: Mar 15, 2005 The Michipicoten Police Services Board and the Township of Michipicoten Police Association (Uniform Members) are pleased to announce that they have ratified a new three (3) year Collective Agreement.  The negotiation process was amiable yet intense given that the Association was seeking a one year contract that would give them parity with their comparative police ...

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Maxfield’s Changes Name and Location…

Maxfield’s Jewellers has changed their name and location. They used to be located right across from Lion’s Beach and the Drill Rig and was called Maxfield’s Jewellers. Now they have found a new home in the old Bank of Montreal on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Gold Street.   The new premises are bright and airy, with lots of ...

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Police Report March 7-10th

During the above time period, the Michipicoten Township Police Service responded to seventeen (17) calls for service.  Following are the incidents that are reportable to the public. On March 7th police were dispatched to a minor motor vehicle collision in the parking lot of a local motel.  Damages were estimated at $500.00.  No charges were laid. On March 8th a ...

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Severe Weather Report – Agawa & Lake Superior Park…

Warnings Agawa – Lake Superior Park 3:20 PM EST Thursday 10 March 2005 Snowsquall warning for Agawa – Lake Superior Park issued Snowsqualls with local whiteouts have developed east of Lake Superior. This is a warning that snowsqualls are imminent or occurring in these Regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements. Heavy flurries and local snowsqualls have developed this afternoon ...

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Wawa Municipal Police Report – March 10

1. Numerous parking tickets were issued overnight. Residents are reminded that vehicles are not allowed to be parked on any streets between the hours of 1:00 AM and 8:oo AM from October 15th to May 15th inclusive. 2. On Wednesday, March 9, 2005, a complaint was lodged from one of the schools in regards to a youth trespassing upon the ...

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Chief William Rose returns…

Mar 9, 2005 (Jerusalem, Israel) – Chief Rose and more than 30 other senior police leaders from across Ontario returned from a successful week-long mission to Israel today. The insights and lessons learned on the mission will find their way into the way police services in the province are operated and ultimately help improve community safety and security, said Chief ...

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