Faulty GPS sends couple to Main St. East

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A North Bay couple have vowed “never to use a GPS again” after their device guided them to Main St. East. “We are friends with another couple that just moved to Main St. West,” says Mary Rakes. “So last night we packed up a few bottles […]

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North Bay Police buy a helicopter

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Citing its recent use in catching drivers passing school buses in Orillia, North Bay Police Services have purchased a helicopter. “We are proud to announce that we have acquired an Airbus H-125 helicopter,” announced Sergeant Jeanette Lawrence Tuesday morning. “This is a brand new 40 foot […]

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Drag Show a Success! Car Enthusiasts Confused

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Hosted by “Miss Communication” and with beats by DJ Rob, last night’s “Don’t be a Drag: Come on Out!” show was a smashing success. With over 300 attendees, the drag show saw over a dozen Kings and Queens take the stage for two acts of dancing, […]

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Construction worker eaten by Blanding’s turtles

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Declared missing last Thursday, a labourer engaged in the construction of the Pinewood Park Casino has been eaten by Blanding’s turtles. The worker, named Davey Skilpadde, left for the site Thursday morning but did not report back in. “We got worried when Davey didn’t show up for […]

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Fedeli launches designer tie line

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Vic Fedeli, Ontario’s Minister of Finance, is wading into the world of fashion. Standing outside his home early Thursday morning, Fedeli announced the launch of a line of custom tailor-made silk ties. “Ontario knows me for two things,” began Fedeli. “Honest, open, transparent governance, and for my […]

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Chippewa Creek to be North Bay’s “Rideau Canal”

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — There are a few things that people picture when they think North Bay: the NORAD Military Base, the Gateway to the North, and Thunder Bay. But Steve Dreany, the city’s Director of Tourism, wants to add one more attraction to that list. Chippewa Creek. “Banff has Lake Louise […]

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