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2 charged in domestic related incidents

Posted on by matthew.sookram

Police (north bay)A 28 year old North Bay man is facing several charges following a report of a suspected domestic dispute. Police say between July 11th and 31st on seperate occasions a male choked, threatened and physically and sexually assaulted the victim. Police say the charges include two counts of uttering threats, three counts of assault, assault with a weapon, sexual assault with a weapon, break, enter and commit, sexual assault, mischief and theft.The name of the accused is not being released to protect the identity of the victim.

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It’s a World Class Lunch For The Crew Working on the John Street Project

Posted on by mitchbelanger

john_street_constrThis week’s World Class Lunch goes to the construction crew working on the John Street bridge project. The job site is next door to Gateway Signs and Service, and owner Rick Vezina nominated the gang for a free lunch from Twiggs Coffee Roasters and the Fox. Would you like us to visit you? Send an e-mail to thefox@foxradio.ca or text us free of charge at 705-472-7625. Let us know how many people we will need to feed.

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***UPDATE**** Valve explosion shuts off water for McIntyre and Ferguson area residents

Posted on by matthew.sookram

Water Gusher - mcyntire and ferguson

A 10 foot water gusher was caused by a valve explosion earlier today at the McIntyre and Ferguson intersection.

Water will be shut off while repairs are done for residents in the areas of; Ferguson Street – from Wyld to Worthington. McIntyre from half way down to Ferguson. Ferguson from McIntyre to Worthington. First from Ferguson to Wyld. and Wyld from Worthington to First.

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LED ZEPPELIN’S Sugar Mama – A bootlegger’s favorite

Posted on by joel.smith

 

Sugar Mama was always a bootlegger’s favorite, but only experienced live in concert. No one has ever heard the true studio quality – until now. To ensure bootleggers didn’t have what he had locked in his personal collection guitarist Jimmy Page actually contacted some of the world’s biggest die hard Zeppelin bootleggers.

 

LED ZEPPELIN: Up Close & Personal with Jimmy Page premieres this weekend. Check local show times for details.

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North Bay against the province’s plan for Hydro One

Posted on by bob.coles

Mark King - CapsuleNorth Bay City Council is against the privatization of Hydro One. The province plans to  sell up to 60 per cent of Hydro One, but not allow any one shareholder to own more than 10 per cent, so the government’s 40 per cent would still give it  control of the utility. Last Monday, council passed a resolution in opposition to the provinces plans.

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Bouchard in action at World Aquatic Championships

Posted on by bob.coles

Dominique Bouchard2North Bay’s Dominique Bouchard is entered in two events at the World Aquatic Championships. On Monday,, she qualified for the semis in the 100 backstoke by placing 15th with her qualifying time. But then was eliminated in that round. She placed 11th and only 8 qualify for the final.

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The election race in Nipissing-Timiskaming is underway

Posted on by bob.coles

logo1The federal election was called  on  the weekend. In Nipissing-Timiskaming, in the last election, Conservative candidate Jay Aspin who is running for re-election edged the incumbent Anthony Rota by 36 votes.  Rota is running as well for the Liberals.  The NDP placed 3rd last tme followed by the Green Party. 

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Building permit numbers ahead of last year

Posted on by bob.coles

housing-constructionBuilding Permits numbers are still going strong in North Bay.  The City’s total construction value now sits at $39.6-million dollars. This is still outpacing last years numbers where the city saw $27.9-million in construction value to date. There’s also one more single family dwelling unit which has been built.

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Country Open awards top performers

Posted on by bob.coles

20150731_173958A very successful Northern Ontario Open Country Singing Contest. There were a couple of local winners as Pierre Martin of Corbeil won the men’s 50 plus and North Bay’s Reaghen Renault won the 12 and under Karaoke. Other division winners were Victoria Wismer of Kitchener for the female 18 and under, Sheila Nikolich of Milton for the 50 plus female, Billy Martin of Quebec in the male open and Chantelle Thorn of Kitchener in the female open.

Summer In The Park wrap

Posted on by bob.coles

Summer in the Park - SpotlightA little rain didn’t stop the momentum of Summer in the Park. The event wrapped up this past weekend and so far the reaction has been positive. While it did rain for Friday’s concert, Johnny Reid and Michelle Wright did eventually come out to perform for the soaked audience. Burton Cummings performed on Saturday for over 2 hours for an energetic crowd.

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