Local cab company owner accidentally takes rideshare, explodes

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Frank Ross, the owner and operator of I-NEED-A-CAR, has exploded. Ross’s friend confirmed Thursday morning that Frank Ross arrived to work as a passenger in a clean and comfortable looking car, which he stepped out before spontaneously blowing up. The North Bay Bay has been informed […]

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Want to eat some shadflies? New “Shaddies” restaurant opens!

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Anyone who’s swallowed a shadfly knows it’s not a pleasant experience. But local entrepreneur and chef Cliff Neil says that’s only because it wasn’t seasoned properly. Cliff is the owner of North Bay’s newest restaurant: Shaddies. “Like the name suggests, we make all of our meals […]

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North Bay taxi services now accepting live organs as payment

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Those looking to pay off an expensive taxi ride will now have another option at their disposal: live organ transplant. The owners of two prominent taxi companies have joined forces to launch a new pilot program in North Bay which could see passengers paying for their rides […]

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Fishermen say “Nipissing Poop Monster” to blame for trash, poop

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A group of 14 local fishermen are saying that the trash left on Lake Nipissing shouldn’t be blamed on them, but should instead be attributed to the “Nipissing Poop Monster.” The group explains that a large, “9 foot tall, twelve-legged monster” has repeatedly appeared on Lake […]

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Heritage Carousel launches onto Lake Nipissing, sinks

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The North Bay Heritage Carousel has been lost at sea, or rather, to Lake Nipissing. The carousel, which measures 28 feet across and boasts 18 fully carved wooden animals, broke from its cement paddock late Wednesday evening, and slid down to Lake Nipissing. There, its immense […]

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Council, city employees take pay cut to help with tax hike

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — After voting 9-2 in favour of a 5.86 percent tax increase for the City of North Bay, all twelve City Councillors, along with senior staff representing North Bay Police Services, North Bay Fire and Emergency Services, and City Public Works and Services, voted unanimously to take a […]

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