City commits $1.1 million to paint rainbows everywhere

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following the success of a completely volunteer funded effort to paint two Main St. crosswalks, an impressed City Council announced Monday evening that they would be funding the further “rainbowfication” of North Bay to the tune of $1.2 million dollars. “I see these crosswalks downtown and I […]

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Tourism building replaced with giant “Piss Off” sign

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Formerly located at the corner of Seymour and the bypass, the Chamber of Commerce Tourist Information Office has been demolished, and in its place is a gigantic sign that says “Piss Off.” The 1.65 acre site, which was sold last year for almost $1.7 million dollars, was […]

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North Bay left off of map

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A new map being printed by the Ministry of Ontario Maps has left the North Bay area blank. “I’m flabbergasted,” says City Councillor Grey Terrence. “My wife bought the map earlier in the week to plan a trip, but when we went looking for North Bay is […]

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“Death by laser” new penalty for everything

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Having had a motion to explore OPP costing for North Bay fail, City Councillor Richard Prince brought forward a second motion to have all crimes and offences committed in North Bay punishable by laser beam. “North Bay Police Services keeps asking for more money every year,” […]

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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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Council chooses a volunteer police department

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – After a lengthy debate over whether North Bay should switch to the OPP or keep its own police service, council voted Sunday 10-2 in favour of using a volunteer police department. “It makes a lot of sense,” says North Bay Councillor Grey Terrence. “We’ve crunched the numbers […]

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