Shadflies cause lock down

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Long-time North Bayites know what’s coming. As June enters its final two weeks, many locals look to the lake with growing unease. There, they know, wait hundreds of thousands of shadlies. “They get everywhere,” says City Councillor Vic Tikus. “They stick to things. They stick to […]

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O.P.P. orders fleet of paddleboats

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff MATTAWA — Following a high octane chase on Lake Talon which involved a paddleboat and a dog, the Mattawa O.P.P. announced early this morning that they would be ordering an entire fleet of police pursuit paddleboats. “I think our proud men and women deserve only the best,” began O.P.P. […]

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PCs to build new brewery in North Bay

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following his provincial election win, Ontario PC leader Doug Ford quickly declared that he was going to make good on his “Buck a Beer” campaign pledge. “The people of Ontario were promised this,” said Ford. “And I’m going to deliver. I’ve always been true. I have never lied. […]

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Dog in pants assaults man on lawn

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Layton Morce was enjoying a hard-earned beer on his 1st Avenue lawn Tuesday evening when he was suddenly and brutally accosted. “I had my favourite lawn chair out and was sitting in my yard,” says Morce. “Just waiting for some good-looking gir– er, just sitting. All […]

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Pro Wrestling Catastrophe

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca intern NORTH BAY – Tragedy nearly struck Saturday afternoon when two professional wrestlers discovered that they were stuck in a cage together. But before that, Northbrands Wrestling’s Saturday show “Rage in the Cage” was going well. “We opened with hometown wrestler Ray Fray taking on the Cruiserweight champ Wriggly Jim,” […]

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Fedeli confirms “undying” hatred for orange soda

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — “Orange Crush,” the popular soft drink found throughout Canada, does not have a fan in Vic Fedeli. Standing outside City Hall this morning, Fedeli spoke to reporters about his pure, “undying” hatred for the pop. “No Orange Crush!” yelled Fedeli. “Not now, not ever. I don’t […]

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