Buying the farm: Part one of a series

by Alicia McCutcheon EDITOR's NOTE: This week, The Expositor begins exploring changes in farming practices on Manitoulin in a series called Buying the Farm. Many...

Negotiations for lighthouses reaches standstill

by Robin Burridge MANITOULIN––The Manitoulin Lighthouse Committee (MLC) heard disappointing news at last week's meeting in Kagawong. "Due to land claims by First Nations, we have...

Chlamydia rates on the rise on Manitoulin

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—The Sudbury and District Health Unit (SDHU) has reported that cases of chlamydia on Manitoulin is on the rise and shows signs...

Tips sought to douse suspected arsonist on Sheg First Nation

by Alicia McCutcheon SHEGUIANDAH—There is a suspected arsonist on the Sheguiandah First Nation, with the latest of three fires occurring on the early morning of...

Justin Tilson, Green Party candidate, has eyes on ‘sustainable future’

by Stacey Lavallie MANITOULIN—Algoma-Manitoulin's provincial Green Party candidate is very green. In fact, he's working on a fully sustainable green farm just outside of Aundeck...

NE LHIN announces $260K in seniors program funding

by Stacey Lavallie MANITOULIN—Two programs on Manitoulin Island will be fully functional in the near future after a funding infusion from the North East Local...

New Manitoulin Island board game challenges players, teaches history

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Island can now boast it has its own clever board game, 'Back in the Day on Manitoulin Island' thanks to the perseverance of...

Developer commits to spring opening of 58-room hotel in Little Current

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—Construction of the new hotel in Little Current being built by a consortium of area First Nations represented by the Great...

Irene claims Wikwemikong athlete’s life

ALTONA, NY—Hurricane Irene has claimed the life of 23-year-old Wikwemikong man and well-known athlete, Mikita Fox. According to a report from the Press Republican on...

MTO spokesman denies polystyrene causes black ice

by Alicia McCutcheon HILLY GROVE—It was brought to the Expositor's attention that Pioneer Construction, the company awarded the $5.3 million contract for construction along Highway...

First-ever Bay Estates blaze demolishes waterfront home

by Alicia McCutcheon BAY ESATES—Some summer residents of Manitoulin will not have a place to return to for the time being as an early Thursday...

Three candidates vying for Algoma-Manitoulin

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—With just over 40 days until the provincial election, voters in Algoma-Manitoulin have three people to choose from for the position of...