Even in the time of COVID-19, the town is moving ahead with plans to give two areas in town a new life.
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The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt long after we’ve turned the page on 2020.
In her update at last week’s Town of Fort Frances council meeting, Councillor Wendy Brunetta shared that due to the restrictions in place around COVID-19 in the region, the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA) has had to take stock of the remainder of its year.
The Town of Fort Frances will be adding three new monuments to one of its graveyards.
United Native Friendship Centre (UNFC) staff were on hand at their Circle of Life Building on Mowat Ave. on Tuesday morning for the first day of the UNFC's Breakfast Buddies for Kids program. The Breakfast Buddies program is a long-running program in local schools that provides breakfast three days a week, but has been modified due to school closures and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Mayor of Fort Frances and the office of Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Marcus Powlowski are warning the community not to jump to conclusions if they spot an out of province licence plate in town.
The town budget for 2020 is in the books.
At Monday night's town council meeting, Town of Fort Frances treasurer Dawn Galusha presented the finalized 2020 Budget, which sees a residential tax increase of 3.24 percent and a number of challenges -including COVID-19- that we might not see the full impact of until years down the road.
One local man is using his COVID-19 downtime to benefit others in the community.
If you've ever had an idea on how to honour local sports legends, now's the time to have your voice heard.
The Fort Frances Sports Hall of Fame is currently looking for new volunteers who are willing to step up and help guide the organization as the current committee approaches the end of their tenure.
With Mother's Day just around the corner, thoughts are turning to those who have been there for us since our very first day.
However, just because a parent wasn't there for a child's first moment, doesn't make them less important or impactful.
Barb Burkholder is a foster parent with the Kenora-Rainy River District Child and Family Services (KRRDCFS), and has been since 2007.
Following concerns about local businesses, and backlash from the public, Fort Frances Town Council is taking another look at what to do with thousands of flowers.