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Monday Morning News – January 29th

Weather Today A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 30. Tonight A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 25. Wind chill minus 29.   Roads 2018-01-29 – early morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 bare and wet road with partly snow covered sections. 2018-01-29 2:14 101 ...

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Annual Service Provider’s Forum

Jan 26, 2018 @ 10:47 Wawa and Area Victim Services hosted their Annual Service Provider’s Forum on Tuesday, January 23rd. This networking opportunity is designed to familiarize and introduce new programs to those in our community who provide these services. Kaitlin Dube explained as the day began “There is so much value in coming together every year. This helps to ...

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Warm Temperatures create slush and puddles

Jan 27, 2018 @ 15:14   The warm temperatures of yesterday and today (6.5 yesterday, and 5 today) have made our snowbanks melt. We are all enjoying the warm weather, but it does create problems. Especially since temperatures are expected to drop to -17 tonight.     Despite the slush on Wawa Lake, there are quite a few anglers on ...

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Winter to return – Temperature drop and possible snow squalls

Jan 27, 2018 @ 07:24 At 6:18 this morning, Environment Canada issueda snow squall watch for: Chapleau – Gogama Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Kapuskasing – Hearst Nipigon – Marathon – Superior North Sault Ste. Marie – Superior East Timmins – Cochrane Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa A fast moving cold front is expected to cross over the area ...

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Snow Clearing

Jan 27, 2018 @ 07:17 With the unseasonable winter thaw, many residents of Wawa have been nibbling away at the snow, clearing walkways and making driveways bigger. The employees of our Municipality’s Infrastructure Services has been busy widening our streets and taking the snow away. They are shown here along the waterfront (Wawa Street) removing some of the drifted snow ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 27

Weather Today A few rain showers or flurries changing to flurries this morning. Risk of snow squalls late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 3 this afternoon. Tonight Flurries ending overnight then cloudy. Risk of snow squalls early this evening. Local amount 2 ...

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Warm Weather creates ponding on highways

Jan 27, 2018 @ 04:50   The warm temperatures has been enjoyed by all. However, motorists and pedestrians have to watch out for ponding along roadways. Ponding occurs where there is insufficient drainage of water. Because all the meltwater must go somewhere, it usually does so on roadways.   This photo was taken at Northern Lights Ford about 10 p.m. ...

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Visite d’un écrivain

Jan 26, 2018 @ 12:36 Dans le cadre du cours d’English 9e année de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), sous les directives de Mme Stephanie McGregor, les élèves ont étudié le roman « Stranger in the Shadows », soit la suite du roman « The Blue Knight ». Le vendredi 19 janvier, les élèves ont eu le plaisir d’accueillir l’écrivain de ces deux romans, Ray ...

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A visit from a writer

Jan 26, 2018 @ 12:36   Grade 9 students in Ms. Stephanie McGregors class at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), studied the novel “Stranger in the Shadows”, a sequal to the novel “The Blue Knight”. On Friday January 19, students had the opportunity to welcome the author of the book, Ray McGregor, into their classroom. Students were able to ask questions ...

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St Joseph French Immersion School – Thank you Wesdome!

Jan 26, 2018 @ 09:54   St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School staff and students would like to extend our most sincere thanks to Wesdome Gold Mines! Just prior to the Christmas break our school was filled with excitement as we un-wrapped 12 beautiful new chairs for our library space. Wesdome Gold Mines provided the school with a generous donation, ...

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Sault OPP Arrest Awares Township Man after assault

Jan 26, 2018 @ 09:38 On January 20, 2018 at approximately 12:50 a.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP),   responded to a 911 call regarding an assault complaint in Rupert Acres Trailer Park, Aweres Township, Ontario. As a result of further police investigation, Jacob Misener, aged 30 years of Aweres Township, Ontario was ...

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Friday Morning News – January 26

Weather Today Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries this morning with risk of freezing drizzle. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 2. Tonight Cloudy. A few rain showers or flurries beginning this evening. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind southwest 30 km/h. Low plus 1. Roads 2018-01-26 – early morning report 101 Timmins ...

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La SADC Supérieur Est lance un nouveau fonds de développement communautaire

Jan 25, 2018 @ 13:10 La Société d’aide au développement des collectivités Supérieur Est est fière d’annoncer qu’un nouveau fonds de développement communautaire est maintenant disponible pour les Premières Nations, les municipalités, les corporations de développement économique ou autres organismes communautaires sans but lucratif exerçant leurs activités dans la région Supérieur Est.  Le Fonds fournira jusqu’à 2 000$ en contributions ...

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Superior East CFDC Introduces New Community Development Fund

Jan 25, 2018 @ 13:08 The Superior East Community Futures Development Corporation is pleased to announce that a new Community Development Fund is now available to First Nations, municipalities, economic development corporations or other non-profit community organizations in the Superior East region.  The fund will provide up to $2,000 in non-repayable contributions to community projects that will have an economic ...

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