Little Current resident shows off Dickens Christmas village

LITTLE CURRENT—Haweater Lois Bond truly loves Christmas, which is evident from her collection of snow globes, snowbabies and homemade decorations, but her most impressive...

Manitoulin elders’ conference tackles aging challenges head on

LITTLE CURRENT—The Soaring Through the Years Elders Symposium held in the new Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre contained an action packed agenda aimed at...

‘Dear Santa’ a comedic Christmas time delight

GORE BAY—I saw a preview of this terrific Christmas production the other day and without a doubt area audiences are in for a real...

Give the gift that keeps on giving by adopting a Misery Bay turtle

MANITOULIN—The Friends of Misery Bay (FOMB) have launched an adopt-a-turtle campaign just in time for Christmas. For $100 Islanders can adopt a turtle, receiving in...

Taxpayers’ Association reflects on challenges and achievements at AGM

HONORA BAY—The Northeast Town Taxpayers held its annual general meeting last week at the Manitoulin Nordic Ski Club in Honora Bay, reflecting on a...

Anglican Island parishioners celebrate reverend’s elevation to the priesthood

MANITOULIN—Members of the Island Parish of Manitoulin and Great Spirit Island Parish gathered in support and to witness the ordination to priesthood of Rev....

Journey to Bethlehem this weekend in Mindemoya

MINDEMOYA—The annual Journey to Bethlehem, a multi-denominational, family-oriented outdoor presentation of the Christmas story, will be held this Friday and Saturday in Mindemoya. Since its...

Central council voices concerns over new Help Centre building

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Council reserved judgment on a letter of request from Manitoulin Family Resources that the municipality waive building permit fees for the new Help...

Derek Russell’s book chronicles ‘The Bridge – One Hundred Years Across to Little Current’

Mr. Russell, with family roots in Tehkummah on Manitoulin, has added one more volume to the growing number of books devoted to Manitoulin history....

OPP reminds motorists to keep our roads safe as winter sets in

With the winter season well under way, the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind all motorists to be...

Sheguiandah woman shares her adventures as an environmental lobbyist

My name is Shelba Deer and I am from Sheguiandah First Nation. I came back to Sheguiandah two years ago to work as a...

Northeast Town Council Notes

Town invoices government for roadwork The Northeast Town council carried a motion last week, invoicing the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) for work that was done...