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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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Swisha residents protest tax hike

Extraordinary circumstances create extraordinary events. That was the case in the small village of Rapides des Joachims last Thursday as 25 residents and ratepayers turned out to a meeting of the village council to protest a tax hike of just …

Council backs changes to spring pickup

Changes to Deep River’s upcoming spring cleanup program will proceed as planned, despite the efforts of two town council members to have those changes kicked to the curb. > full story          

NRT website: technical difficulties

The NRT would like to apologize to regular readers of our website. We have been experiencing technical difficulties for the past several months that have made it difficult to provide regular updates to the site. We apologize for the inconvenience …

Work begins on new DR fire plan

Deep River firefighters are on board for changes to their department. That was the message handed down last week when Deep River council sat down for an information session regarding the fire service’s strategic plan. > full story     …