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this week in history

APRIL 6, 1994: The Town of Deep River has purchased the Keys Conference Centre property from AECL. The purchase price has not been made public, but town officials have suggested it is very close to the $804,000 list price.

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Town to put money into pool, arena

The two biggest recreational facilities in town are showing their age, and Deep River council is giving serious consideration to major uplifts for both. Town council tacitly approved large expenditures of money for both the arena and community pool during …

Area mourns long-time businessman, former reeve

Spring weather finally came to the Valley on the day of Jim Hickey’s funeral, and while that was cause for celebration it was also auspicious in that the Valley also came together to celebrate the great man’s life. Hickey passed …

Science Academy to operate this summer

Good news for the Deep River Science Academy. Thanks to the very positive response of the public and its institutional supporters, the Academy‚Äôs 2014 residential Summer Science immersion program will run. In the three weeks since a funding crisis of …

Council balks at deputy fire chief

An appeal for help from Deep River’s fire chief appears to be falling on deaf ears of some members of town council. Chief Doug Tennant appeared before council last week, with recommendations in hand that the town pass a new …