North Bay shocked that Council HASN’T been freely drinking

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — As Sudbury’s City Council looks at whether claiming alcohol as an expense is sustainable, citizens in North Bay are shocked to find out that their own City Council hasn’t already been doing the same for years. “I’ll be honest – I just assumed they were always […]

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New festival to take place in North Bay’s ‘Hole’

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Those looking to party this summer will have to look down. Deep, deep down. With “Summer in the Park” no longer running, City festival coordinators have decided to take a new approach, giving the annual event a new name and a “cooler, edgier” feel. “This year’s festival […]

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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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