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this week in history

AUGUST 3, 1994: Volunteers are still trying to catch up on their sleep following a very successful Summer Festival this past weekend. The fifth annual event raised community spirit and made cash registers ring as thousands turned out for the celebration, according to organizing committee chairperson Chris Carroll.

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Another councillor says he will not return

There will be one fewer familiar face for voters to cast their ballots for in this fall’s municipal election. Ian Ingram has decided not to run again to retain his seat on Deep River council. Ingram was elected to the …

Ontario man rollerblading against cancer

One wonders if James Carson was listening to BTO’s “Roll on down the Highway” in recent weeks. In any case, that’s what Carson has been doing – quite literally, in fact, as Carson has been rollerblading across Ontario in aid …

Report recommends new fire model

Deep River’s long-awaited fire master plan, which has been gathering dust for more than a year, was finally released for public consumption last week. The $30,000 document is recommending the town make a transition to a composite fire department composed …

Police chief steps down, sergeant to take reins

Deep River will have a new police chief by the end of this month. Mayor David Thompson made the announcement to council last week that Chief Ron Gignac has tendered his resignation with the police service. “It’s with much regret …