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Being Independent: adults with learning disabilities recognized at flag raising ceremony

Being Independent: adults with learning disabilities recognized at flag raising ceremony

In many ways, adults with learning disabilities are just like everyone else. They laugh, they cry, they’ve got bills to pay – and they want to do it on their own.

Teen driver charged after flipping father’s pickup

City police say a young man is now facing charges after he flipped his father’s pickup truck early Friday morning. Officials with the Thunder Bay Police Service say the incident took place just before 12:30 a.m.
No surprise

No surprise

Superior North EMS is projecting a $400,000 shortfall in their 2012 budget in the city’s first quarter variance report.
Picture this

Picture this

Charlie Sargent may be a soft-spoken teen, but the few words he does utter carry some serious weight. And it turns out he’s a pretty decent photographer too. The Grade 10 student from St.
Closure a ‘disgrace’

Closure a ‘disgrace’

The closure of Thunder Bay’s Veterans Affairs office is a disgrace, said the past president of the Royal Canadian Legion Port Arthur Branch 5.

Thirteen Reliance workers on picket line

About 13 local workers are on the picket line after the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union that represents them rejected a deal with Reliance Home Comfort.
Safety issues?

Safety issues?

Cracked metal plates spanning the James Street Swing Bridge have several motorists calling for the century-old structure’s replacement.

Neebing dog bylaw defeated

A controversial bylaw amendment in Neebing has been defeated. The bylaw would have defined a dog kennel as an establishment used for breeding, raising, boarding or working of more than two dogs over the age of six in the municipality.
Coming home

Coming home

The Thunder Bay Yacht Club is returning home. The club had been evicted along with other tenants of the former CN Station two years ago when a lease between the city and private developers was signed.
E-counselling

E-counselling

Busy, hectic lives and catching up with the times has the Thunder Bay Counselling Centre mapping uncharted technological waters these days.