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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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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        

GoCo date moved back again

The federal government has announced another delay in the deadline for companies bidding to run the Chalk River labs under a government-owned, contractor-operated (GoCo) management agreement. > continue reading        

Town to review bylaw after dog attacks

The town of Laurentian Hills will review both its animal control bylaw as well as how it is enforced. Returning members of town council promised to look into the issue at their final meeting after hearing of a dog attack …