Airport area “more than happy” to host homeless shelter

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The city’s emergency shelter will soon have its fourth home. After complaints of heightened robberies, break-ins, and altercations, the shelter is being moved to the Airport area. “We currently have a two acre lot set aside just off of Tower Drive,” explains City Councillor Grey Terrence. “In […]

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North Bay trademarks “The Murder Hornet Capital of Canada”

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — What do giant hornets and North Bay have in common? Not enough to warrant a trademark, says city watchdog Abigail Dickman. “I’m very concerned,” explains Dickman. “I often check to see if the city office has placed any claims on intellectual property because it gives me […]

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City Councillor caught doing Facebook Q&A while on toilet

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — With City Hall closed to most, and many City Councillors in isolation, access to North Bay’s governing body has been severely limited. Fortunately, many Councillors have been using technology to reach out and interact with the city. In an effort to better communicate with everyone, Councillor […]

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7 Storey Ice Shack “Not Technically Illegal” – Council  

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A nearly 80 foot tall ice shack sitting on Lake Nipissing is “not technically illegal” according to City Council. The gigantic fishing hut, which appears to be made up of multiple  smaller fishing huts, towers over everything around it. “Aye, she’s a sight for the eyes,” […]

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Council Chooses Shrek as West Ferris Mascot

From: Philip St. George and Mr. Wagner, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — In an attempt to counteract the steady exodus of businesses from the west end of the city, Council adopted a motion Tuesday night to “choose a mascot to be the face of Ferris.” After some debate, City Council narrowed down the myriad of contenders […]

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Pressure crack consumes The Boat

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A pressure crack which had formed off the side of King’s Landing Wharf opened last night and consumed The Boat. The original Chief Commanda sunk suddenly into the icy waters of Lake Nipissing sometime around 1 am today, leaving only the bow visible. Eyewitness Rooster Cogburn was […]

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