If you've been missing the movie theatre experience, some local volunteers and organizations are coming together to offer a retro way to get your movie fix.
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Fort Frances Town Council will be holding a special meeting today to get up to speed on the financial impact of COVID-19 as well as to go over some of the plans to begin re-opening civic buildings.
A local committee is looking to work with an organization out of Winnipeg to bring affordable senior living to Fort Frances.
At council's regular meeting on July 13, mayor and councillors heard a presentation from Pete Sanderson and Dr. Norman Blackie from Widlake Properties Inc. on their work in getting a 95-unit seniors complex built in the Transcona neighbourhood of Winnipeg.
It can’t be every year a beloved cultural institution in Fort Frances turns 10 years old, and as excited as everyone involved with the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre is to wish it a happy birthday, the occasion was marked with some disappointment as well.
It’s not every day a wild animal will stop by for dinner, but for the past month Cindy Lauzon and Cory Lindal of Fort Frances have had a near constant companion in a fledgling robin they’ve nicknamed Tweeter.
Their adventure in raising a wild bird began in June, when a strong storm caused some damage to a tree in their backyard and a nest a mother robin had built there.
If you were disappointed by the Canada Day Cash lottery going missing this summer, the Riverside Foundation for Health Care wants you to know there’s still going to be a great chance to win some cash and help out our local healthcare providers.
Anyone visiting downtown Fort Frances over the past week might have noticed a flurry of construction activity in an old mill parking lot. But not to worry; it’s just the next step in a longtime goal of the United Native Friendship Centre (UNFC).
What better way to beat the heat on a sunny Saturday morning than to take a break in the shade with a friendly gardener? This group had the right idea as they toured Diane and George Glowasky’s gardens during the Friends of the Museum Garden Tour this weekend. The Glowasky’s were one of six homes that participants could visit to take in the hard and creative work that gardening entails.
Volunteers at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Fort Frances prepared a feast-worthy amount of take-out BBQ meals on Canada Day. The meals were provided free of charge to anyone who happened to pass by the church and other bags were sent out for delivery to help everyone celebrate the nation’s birthday.
A collection of carved wooden items available for viewing and purchase at the Fine Line Art Gallery on Scott St. The gallery has reopened to the public following several weeks of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors to the gallery are encouraged to wear a mask and keep physical distancing in mind.