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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Shadflies return, steal dog

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff In a shocking turn of events, shadflies have returned to North Bay. The aquatic insects, typically measuring between 2 and 3 cm in size, have descended on the hapless city. “I don’t know what they are!” says Margaret O’Donnell, a lifelong resident of North Bay. “My whole family is […]

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