North Bay

Hydro warns of scam calls

North Bay Nugget Nugget File Photo jpg, NB North Bay Hydro is not going to disconnect your service if you try to pay any “arrears” at the utility’s office. A scam reported to the utility recently has callers threatening customers over unpaid arrears and advising them they must pay the bill through Western Union or […]

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Museum, heritage gardeners aim for new Christmas tradition

North Bay Nugget Naomi Hehn, director and curator of the North Bay Museum, and Hariett Madigan of the North Bay Heritage Gardeners, announce the Light Up Community Joy program, Thursday, in front of the North Bay Museum. PJ Wilson/The Nugget The North Bay Museum and the North Bay Heritage Gardeners are hoping to start a […]

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New taxi bylaw expected in November

North Bay Nugget Scott Tod A new bylaw covering the taxi industry and other for-hire ride services will “hopefully” be available by next month. North Bay Police Chief Scott Tod told members of the North Bay Police Services Board that a draft bylaw should be ready by the end of the week. The police service […]

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‘Physically I am OK . . . but mentally it was very scary’

North Bay Nugget Valerie Robb was putting her workout bag into the trunk of her car when she was attacked by an unknown assailant. “I was just leaving Goodlife on Main Street Friday morning around 6:30 a.m. I walked to my car, opened my trunk and was putting my bag inside when I noticed this […]

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Gearing up for Fire Prevention Week

North Bay Nugget Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and practice your escape. That’s the theme for Fire Prevention Week this year which starts Sunday. North Bay Fire and Emergency Services notes that when the smoke alarms sound, everyone must know where to go – that’s why it is so important for everyone to […]

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Ombudsman’s report details ‘chaotic’ closed-door council meeting in West Nipissing

North Bay Nugget The Ontario Ombudsman has issued a series of recommendations for the Municipality of West Nipissing following a “chaotic” closed-door meeting this year that was later found to be in violation of the Municipal Act. A report from Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé says council not only violated the act with its closed session […]

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Atom Major AA Trappers take gold

North Bay Nugget The Atom Major AA Trappers clinched gold at the North Bay Trappers Early Bird Tournament Sept. 27 to 29. Team members include, back row, assistant coach Al Duchesne, coach Glen Gravelle, coach Steve Smith and assistant coach Jason Gervais. Middle row are Cedar Montreuil, Wyatt Murphy, Jack Allen, Mike Culbert, Jayden Claveau, […]

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Battlion picks up Grima from Sarnia for fifth-round pick

North Bay Nugget The North Bay Battalion has picked up Sarnia Sting’s Nick Grima (7) for a fifth-round draft pick. Postmedia Network Mark Malone / Mark Malone/The Daily News The North Bay Battalion has acquired defenceman Nick Grima in a trade with the Sarnia Sting, the Ontario Hockey League club announced Monday. North Bay sent […]

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Voodoos hand Beavers first regulation loss

North Bay Nugget The Powassan Voodoos doubled the Blind River Beavers 4-2 in action at the Powassan Sportsplex , Saturday. Supplied Photo POWASSAN – Gregory Trudeau-Paquet tallied twice on the power play to help the Powassan Voodoos hand the Blind River Beavers their first loss in regulation time this season and win their eighth straight […]

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Troops come up short against Generals

North Bay Nugget Pacey Schlueting of the North Bay Battalion covers the Oshawa Generals’ Dawson McKinney in front of goaltender Joe Vrbetic in the first period of their Ontario Hockey League game Friday night at the Tribute Communities Centre. The Battalion played its second game in two days. Sean Ryan Photo Picasa / jpg, NB […]

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