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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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New council gets down to business

December 17 was the first regular meeting for the new council of Laurentian Hills after the inaugural meeting that took place December 3. > continue reading        

Town may lose $400K in funding

  Deep River council has received a lump of coal in its stocking from the provincial government – a lump of coal costing nearly $400,000. > continue reading        

Council backs local four-laning

  Deep River council has joined a growing list of municipalities calling on the provincial government to consider the idea of starting to four-lane Highway 17 from North Renfrew eastward. > continue reading