Area plows using Skittles to maintain roads

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Citing the rising cost of road salt and environmental concerns, area snowplows are now using Skittles to maintain winter highways at milder temperatures. Drew Strickland is the head of Ferronial Services, the contractor responsible for clearing local highways. “We were just as skeptical as anyone with the […]

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Sidewalks declared a “No-Man’s Land”

From: Darren D. MacDonald and thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — North Bay sidewalks remain near insurmountable after normal levels of snowfall have left them obstructed, with some local citizens taking it upon themselves to clear the paths. But fear and chaos have run rampant since Friday morning when City Councillor Grey Terrence, the new interim […]

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