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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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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 …

Swisha celebrates community spirit

The village of Rapides des Joachims held a special ceremony Saturday to mark the official opening and dedication of its new municipal playground and park. But the event was more than that, as more than 100 people, including visiting dignitaries …

First four AECL bidders named

There will be at least four groups bidding to take over the management of the Chalk River Laboratories. The federal government has announced the first four “qualified bidders” in the current round of restructuring of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. …

Another councillor says he will not return

There will be one fewer familiar face for voters to cast their ballots for in this fall’s municipal election. Ian Ingram has decided not to run again to retain his seat on Deep River council. Ingram was elected to the …