City invests $14.8 million to repave 12 feet of Lakeshore Dr.

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A nearly $15 million City Council road maintenance order has come under scrutiny. The work order, which would see a portion of Lakeshore Drive refinished, seems “a bit pricey” says citizen and self-declared watchdog Stanley Bernard. “Let me start by saying that I’m all for road work,” […]

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Lakeshore Drive to Get E-Bike Lanes

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff E-Bikers rejoice – North Bay will soon be adding a dedicated e-bike lane. The announcement is a “direct reaction” to the new bike lanes being added to Main St. West, explains City Councillor Vic Tikus. “There was some support for the lanes, but there was much, much more opposition.” […]

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North Bay to pay for new Community Centre with Canadian Tire cash

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Early into 2020, it was confirmed that North Bay would be getting a new Community and Recreation Centre to replace the aging West Ferris Arena. But with an estimated cost between $30.5 million and $32.6 million, City Council has been forced to look at novel ways to pay. “Without […]

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Library to be renamed in Jerry O’Connell’s honour

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following extensive interior renovations and some much needed repairs to its roof, the city’s library is set to fully reopen Monday, but with a new name. Formally The North Bay Public Library, the new J. O’Connell Commemorative Library will continue to serve the city, but with […]

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North Bay prepares for annual year-end apocalypse

From: Darren D. MacDonald and Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – With one day left in 2019, the City of North Bay is preparing for its year-end apocalypse. Preparations include stocking up on food, provisions, and medical supplies and closing all the roads in and out of the city. Some intrepid citizens have […]

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