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Those who utilize the Fort Frances Public Library, as well as the libraries in Emo and Rainy River, will now have less services available to them.
The Ontario Library Service (OLS) is responsible for many of the services the local library provides and the province announced a 50 percent cut to its funding earlier this month.
A convoy of concerned voices is currently making its way through Northwestern Ontario.
Members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), along with some parents of autistic children, were in Fort Frances yesterday in an attempt to reach the ear of MPP Greg Rickford.
The option to eat at a “family-style” restaurant will soon be available to those dining in town.
The old Pizza Hut building on King's Highway is being converted into the “Neighbours Modern Diner” and is set to officially open its doors in June.
Dinner theatre returns to the stages of Backus Community Center this Saturday (April 27) when the centre's own Borealis Bards theatre troupe presents the fifth annual “Room to Act.”
Once again guests will be served a gourmet dinner followed by a wide-ranging selection of short plays and monologues.
Ontario's Government for the People is introducing updated personal and commercial licence plates along with a new driver's licence design that reflects a renewed government promise to put people first in everything it does.
After 20-plus years of litigation over the Point Park lands, the town and Agency One bands are hoping to end their court battle and work together going forward.
At last night's council meeting, Mayor June Caul said the town will soon be signing a “Declaration of Intent and Friendship” with the Agency One bands to strengthen their relationship and layout their plans for Point Park.
OPSEU members in northwestern Ontario are hitting the road to fight for more autism and special services, and will be visiting all of Progressive Conservative MPP Greg Rickford's constituency offices throughout northwestern Ontario this week.
The group will be at Rickford's Fort Frances constituency office, located at 279 Scott St. tomorrow at 1 p.m.
The owner of the former Alexander McKenzie School property requesting a partnership with the town to turn the property into residential building lots.
At this evening's regular meeting, council will receive a letter from Steve Both, who indicated that there is potential on this property for 10 new, serviced lots, which he said are badly needed in town.
The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce (FFCC) will be holding their annual general meeting from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday (April 23) at the Copper River Inn.
The FFCC is excited to welcome MPP Greg Rickford, as well as representatives of the local OPP, as our guest speakers.