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this week in history

AUGUST 28, 1974: A two-year project of Deep River’s senior citizens received a serious setback last weekend when their nearly completed lawn bowling green was heavily damaged. Sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, vandals took a parked bulldozer and plowed up the area which had just been properly levelled and prepared.

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New candidate steps up to the plate

With a September 12 deadline looming for candidates to file their nomination papers for this fall’s municipal election, there’s already almost a full slate of people vying for councillor positions in Deep River. Michael Stephens officially declared his candidacy for …

New team vows to “unleash potential” of CRL

Another major player in the bidding to take over management of the Chalk River Laboratories is stepping out of the shadows. The Canadian Nuclear Revitalization Partners (CNRP) is one of four groups recognized as “qualified bidders” in the government’s search …

Town to fund new care building

Build it and they will come, that old movie said, and Deep River council has stepped up to the plate with a financial home run for health care. Council passed a resolution last week approving a new capital budget expenditure …

Town to work on fire dept “strategic plan”

On the heels of the release of a $30,000 consultant’s report recommending Deep River transition to a composite fire service, the town authorized last week the further expenditure of $25,000 for a “fire department strategic plan.” Fire Chief Doug Tennant …