North Bay wants 365 festivals instead of 1

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — Following the financial failure of the 2018 Summer in the Park, the city of North Bay is taking a new approach to Summer in the Park by not having one. “Last year we saw the deficit end up being $432 036,” says City Councillor Tony Jericho. “That’s a […]

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Gypsy curse dooms North Bay

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Decreasing population, business exodus, and progressively bigger potholes are all because of a powerful gypsy curse, says resident expert Maireni Leclair. In the twisting, reptilian underbelly of Norwood Avenue lives Leclair, who invited The North Bay Bay for an interview Sunday afternoon. Meeting us at the front door […]

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Al McDonald and Trooper to headline Summer in the Park

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The Summer in the Park committee are proud to announce this year’s line-up. “We feel we’ve done an excellent job,” says Tracy White, chairman of the board. “We’ve wrangled in big names and local favourites and we’re confident this year’s Summer in the Park is going to […]

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U2 is coming to Trout Creek!

From: Darren D. MacDonald and Philip St. George TROUT CREEK — International sensation and 22 time Grammy award winning band U2 is coming to Trout Creek. The Irish rock band best known for their singles “Beautiful Day,” “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” and “Where the Streets Have No Name” will play the Trout Creek Community Centre on […]

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Glenn Peters becomes a North Bayite

From: Darren D. MacDonald and thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – Glenn Peters moved to North Bay in the early 2000’s looking for a way to get out of the hustle and bustle of the big city. “North Bay wasn’t always my first pick,” says Peters, “it was just sort of where I ran out of […]

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Summer in the Park’s unveils a new theme!

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Despite its recent success, the Summer in the Park Committee announced today that the festival would be trying something new this year with the inclusion of 600 or more domestic rats. Larger than mice but smaller than cows, rats are furry rodents with long tails and an entire zodiac symbol. […]

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