“Sans Destruction!” Protestors protest Sands Motel demolition

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Yesterday’s announcement of the impending demolition of The Sands Motel had local Mitch Joiner fuming. “It’s outrageous,” spits an incensed Joiner. “The Sands Motel is a part of this city. It’s a local landmark and it deserves to stay.” North Bay is now open to bids on the demolition […]

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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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Dueling Musicians! Artist responds to Plummer’s ‘City Please’

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — An early January motion put forward by City Councillor Mac Bain to circumvent Ontario’s Endangered Species Act and develop local wetlands has been met with opposition and resistance. Dozens of North Bay citizens have stepped forward to criticize the move, pointing to the Council’s reverence of money […]

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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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