City of Timmins

A week celebrating local small businesses

Timmins Daily Press Seminars and events planned throughout Timmins during Small Business Week which runs from Oct. 21 to 25 Local business partners will be coming together to celebrate and showcase small businesses during the “Small Business Week” from Oct. 21 to 25 at different locations within the city. Noella Rinaldo, executive director of Downtown […]

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Food banks reap rewards of Summer Concert Series

Timmins Daily Press Food and cash collected during the annual free concerts in the park Andrew Prasad with the South Porcupine Food Bank, in the foreground from left, Mayor George Pirie, Ronnie Moisan with the Bannerman Park Concert Committee, Mike Bazuik, sales manager at James Toyota, Peter Lawryniw with DJ Taz Sound Service, Val Venneri, […]

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Paquette rolls perfect game

Timmins Daily Press During Monday Night’s Match Play League, Al Paquette was in the spotlight as he impressed the new league with rolling his first perfect game. Congratulations on your achievement Al! In the Mid-Town Ladies League, Charm Robertson was top bowler rolling a 353 single and 743 triple. She was followed by Maryann Lemaire […]

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Johnson’s Creek launching new EP release in Timmins

Timmins Daily Press Band performing Friday and Saturday at The Vic. Johnson’s Creek rolls into Timmins for two nights at The Victory Tavern which will serve as an official CD launch party. Supplied jpg, TD Timmins residents may love hunting season but this Friday, Johnson’s Creek rolls into The Vic for two nights of their […]

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Food banks gearing up for Thanksgiving drives

Timmins Daily Press South Porcupine Food Bank has launched a fundraising campaign to cover costs of hams and other expenditures. Peter Davis, treasurer and purchasing agent for the South Porcupine Food Bank, displays a fridge full of hams. The food bank has launched an appeal to help cover the costs of some of the extras […]

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Timmins, Sudbury become PCMH’s first northern chapters

Timmins Daily Press Peer-to-peer support group for parents of children with mental health issues launched last week. Cathy Courville, leader of the newly formed Timmins chapter of Parents for Children’s Mental Health, RON GRECH/THE DAILY PRESS When kids display mental health issues, their parents are not only primary sources of care but the first ones […]

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First-hand account from one of Timmins’ pioneers

Timmins Daily Press Lisi Taipale (Mrs. Elisabeth Townsend) and Lempi Klinga (Mrs. Ron Mansfield) were the telephone operators for South Porcupine. By 1928, there were more than 1,000 telephones in use in the Porcupine. Supplied/Timmins Museum jpg, TD I always like to feature some of the stories from the Porcupine, in the words of those […]

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Transit service showcases advanced new bus

Timmins Daily Press Buses are equipped with automatic rear-facing securement system for wheelchair users Jamie Millions, Timmins Transit operations supervisor, displays the new Quantum technology for securing wheelchair-using passengers which new city buses will be equipped with. The new bus was on display at the Urban Park in downtown Timmins on Thursday. RICHA BHOSALE/The Daily […]

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Schumacher convenience store robbed

Timmins Daily Press Police seeking information that would lead to suspect’s identity and arrest Timmins Police Service at the scene of an armed robbery at a convenience store in Schumacher Thursday morning. Supplied The Timmins Police Service is currently investigating a robbery which occurred early this morning at a convenience store in Schumacher. At approximately […]

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Franco festivities in Timmins

Timmins Daily Press 700 students from eight Timmins schools attend celebration held at Thériault Meaghan Martalla, director of Dansons La Ronde dance studio, leads a dance session during the Franco-Ontarien Day celebrations held at École secondaire catholique Thériault on Wednesday. RICHA BHOSALE/The Daily Press jpg, TD Rain didn’t dampen the high spirits for those attending […]

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