City hires homeless to tackle deviant bicyclists

From: Margaret Massey and Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY – City Councillor Vic Tikus believes that bicycle lanes are “a privilege.” “When we added bike lanes to the city it was with the understanding that cyclists would use them and be respectful,” says Tikus. “But I still saw bicyclists everywhere – on the roads, […]

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City accidentally creates “Mechabum”

From: Philip St. George and Barnaby Jenson, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY – Mechabum haunts the streets of North Bay. Known throughout the city as The Drifter, The Wanderer, The Dandelion Man, The Vagrant, and Frank, North Bay’s Mechabum is “the world’s most perfect hobo.” But Mechabum didn’t start that way. Bum Beginnings Working off of a […]

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Classic Car Show on City Hall Lawn Still a Go

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – The 8th annual Classic Car Show will once again be held at City Hall this Saturday. “I want to let everyone know that the show is still a go,” smiles City Councillor Grey Terrence. “We’re once again working with Northern Classic Cars to bring you over 60 […]

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Airport area “more than happy” to host homeless shelter

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – The city’s emergency shelter will soon have its fourth home. After complaints of heightened robberies, break-ins, and altercations, the shelter is being moved to the Airport area. “We currently have a two acre lot set aside just off of Tower Drive,” explains City Councillor Grey Terrence. “In […]

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