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this week in history

DECEMBER 23, 1964: In his closing address to council for 1964, Mayor WW Prest complimented the elected representatives on their “vim, vigour and initiative.” They have been power houses in council, he told them, and often difficult to deal with because of their decided opinions, but they had worked hard to give sound economic government.

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GoCo contract to be signed next fall

  Despite delays in getting off the ground, the federal government still expects to have a contractor in place to run the Chalk River labs before the end of next year. > continue reading        

Townships welcome “ranked ballots”

  The townships of Head, Clara & Maria are welcoming a proposal by the province to use “ranked ballots” in the next municipal elections in 2018. > continue reading        

New council takes office

  “Pomp and Circumstance” is the music traditionally played at graduation ceremonies, marking the end of a student’s term. But the pomp and circumstance that played out in the Deep River council chambers last week marked the beginning of a …

Arbitrator delivers fire decision

  The town of Deep River has been given the green light to add volunteer firefighters to its fire department, but that doesn’t mean it can change the status quo. > continue reading