Local politician comes off bender, finds himself on 17 new boards

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Local politician Ray Rappen has recovered from a six day bender to discover he is now a member of 17 new boards. Among the 17 boards are the North Bay Real Estate Board, North Bay Police Service Board, Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee, North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority, […]

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The Truth About North Bay’s School Bus Drivers

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — As the Near North District School Board declares its 31st snow day of the year, North Bay Bay special reporter Jeff Hurly has submitted an in depth look at the board’s school bus drivers. “I went undercover as a school bus driver for eighteen months” says Hurly. […]

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O’Connell to star in upcoming film entitled “Widdifield”

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Jerry O’Connell, North Bay’s own careless whisper, will star in an upcoming film entitled “Widdifield.” “Widdifield,” just announced by Amaze Film + Television on Tuesday, will centre around the secondary school currently slated to be shut down by The Near North District School Board. Founded in 1965, Widdifield Secondary School […]

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School Board organises charity “Cartwheel-A-Thon”

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff The Near North District School Board, the powerhouse education institution who recently ran into some controversy over a proposed cartwheel ban, is changing their stance. “Sometimes we come across as unkind” explained Manager of Human Resources Marcia Dressgood at the board’s head office Thursday. “But we’re a kind, considerate board!” […]

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