Chief Commanda hijacking Crimestoppers’ ‘Crime of the Week’

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The plucky band of North Bay pirates who hijacked the Chief Commanda II and took it onto Lake Nipissing have been given a Crimestoppers ‘Crime of the Week’ award. “Y’har, this here award makes my heart swell,” says current Chief Commanda Captain Bishop ‘Two-Teeth’ Bradley. “Though truth […]

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Blanding’s turtle living in pothole stumps city workers

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — City potholes can be a nuisance, and sometimes a danger – but for one area turtle, a sizable pothole has become home. “Bertie,” a female Blanding’s turtle, has taken up residence in a pothole at the corner of Clarence St. and Jane. “‘Bertie’ is about nine […]

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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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