Councillor blames Zambonis for increased snow

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — It’s no secret that this year’s winter has brought above average levels of snow. With spring supposedly around the corner, North Bay is currently looking not at warmer temperatures and a springtime melt, but forecasts warning of even more snow. While some are blaming natural phenomenon or […]

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An Easy Guide to the Winners and Losers of North Bay’s Election

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — With Monday’s election closed and the votes tallied, it is time to take a look at the winners and losers of North Bay’s 2018 Municipal Election. Mayor Winner Al McDonald returns for a third stint as Mayor of North Bay, having won the election with 8079 […]

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22 live wolves to be released in city

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following numerous complaints of deer in the city, the MNR has announced that it will be releasing 22 live gray wolves directly into the North Bay. “Deer can be invasive and destructive,” says MNR officer Stuart Tala. “They eat crops, grass, and gardens, and pose a […]

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City scraps hotel tax, introduces road tax

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Citing outrage from local citizens, City Council voted 9-2 Wednesday evening to scrap the new hotel tax. The hotel tax, which other cities like Barrie and Sudbury have already implemented, would see hotels charge an extra 4% for those seeking accommodation. The extra charge would have increased […]

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Splash pad to include public showers

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — North Bay’s new splash pad will be more than just a fun place for families. Set to be constructed in 2019, the waterfront splash pad will include a frog pond, spray pool, wading area, and now public showers. “As you know, we have some problems here in […]

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Dark Lord Bloodgood running for City Council

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Dark Lord Maggart Bloodgood, the Master of the Obscene, Baron of Bane, Reprobate Ruler and part-time Sandwich Artist, has thrown his hat into the City Council race. Speaking from his Pearce Street home, in which a dozen or more souls screamed in agony as ten thousand […]

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