Workers with Daryl's Custom Landscapes took advantage of a sunny—if cool—day on Friday to trim back some trees in town, like this one on the edge of the parking lot at Fort Frances General Supply. Anyone looking to do some yardwork of their own might find this week a no-go as the forecast calls for snow flurries for what remains of October.
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It's the spookiest waiting room you'll ever see during Fort Frances High School's fall play “Scared Silly," opening tonight at the Townshend Theatre. The play will feature nine short skits, each offering a bite-sized portion of scares and laughs to thrill and chill all the "boys and ghouls” in the audience.
Terri Seguin, left, daughter, Addy, and Harper Woolsey worked together on a pumpkin craft during Community Living Fort Frances and District's Open Air Art Studio on Monday at the Fort Frances Public Library. The pumpkins were made from a piece of fabric wrapped around a roll of toilet paper, with cinnamon sticks serving as the pumpkin's stem, and then were decorated with twine or ribbon.
The new music and arts space at St. Mary School is another of the rooms that looks almost ready to welcome students. The storage area along the back wall has custom designed spaces for the different instruments and cases that will be used.
Riverside Foundation for Health Care's special events committee members Natalie DeGagne, left, Grace Cridland, McKenna Begin, Livia Lundon, Allison Cox, Lynne Savage and Jan Abbot displayed a few of the collected items that will be put up for silent auction at the foundation's “Black & White Gala” this Saturday.
Construction at the new St. Mary School in Fort Frances continues, though some rooms like this one in the part of the school that will be used for daycare space are closer to completion. The school won't be at substantial completion until Oct.
Halloween isn't for another week, but for those waiting impatiently for the scariest night of the year, there's an opportunity for a ghoulishly good time right around the corner.
One of the biggest nights in Borderland is set to make its return this weekend.
The Riverside Foundation for Health Care is holding its annual fall gala at the Copper River Inn this Saturday, and Foundation director Allison Cox shared that the team has been hard at work to ensure this year's event lives up to expectations.
The multi-use library space at St. Mary School continues to take shape as crews work towards opening the building. Concerns about a lack of library space in the new building were raised to the Times, but Catholic school board Director of Education Brendan Hyatt stressed that students will have a library, and it will also have a stage and kitchen area for other functional purposes.
Following a few delays, a new move-in date for students attending the new St. Mary School in Fort Frances has been locked in.
At the Northwest Catholic District School Board's monthly meeting last Tuesday, it was announced that students and staff would be making the move to the new facility over the Christmas break.