Letter: Very good news

Re: “Town signs ‘historic’ fire agreement with CNL,” NRT May 30.

Congratulations to Deep River council for the historic fire services partnership with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories!

This agreement is hard-won progress arising from a decade of effort to restructure the fire department and is very good news for the protection of Deep River residents. Continue reading

Laurentian Hills adopts 2018 budget

by Doug Tennant

It took no time at all for Laurentian Hills council to put the stamp of approval on their 2018 municipal budget last Wednesday evening.

Due to the absence of Mayor Reinwald, Deputy Mayor Anne Giardini called last week’s council meeting to order and after just 21 minutes, council had passed this year’s budget with an effective zero per cent increase in the tax rate for a sixth year in a row. Continue reading