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this week in history

JULY 6, 1994: People from North Renfrew and local politicians joined residents of the new long-term care centre to mark its official opening last Friday. Everyone got a chance to cut a piece of the ribbon two years to the day after the community joined in to help turn the sod so construction could begin.

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Councillor files for re-election

Terry Myers is seeking a second term in office. The incumbent Deep River councillor filed his nomination papers at the town hall Monday for this coming October’s municipal election. “It has been an honour and a privilege to serve on …

MTO moving ahead with highway plans

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is moving ahead with plans to reconfigure the Highway 17 corridor through Deep River. Council received a letter from MTO stating the provincial agency was starting a “detail design and environmental assessment” for the reconfiguration …

Water woes: resident appeals for help

Deep River council will try to prove the provenance of a pipe prior to precluding a property pay-off. That was the gist of council’s response last week to a letter written by a homeowner in the town’s east end, who …

Four Seasons completes land deal

As of July 3, the 32-hectare parcel of land known as the “Cooper Property” became the property of the Four Seasons Conservancy, approximately doubling the “Four Seasons Forest Sanctuary” whose entrance is at the marker stone opposite the hospital. You …