Sandy Odrowski made good use of the “Little Free Library” on Saturday afternoon when she took out a book for her reading pleasure. The library, which is free for anyone to access, is located on the corner of Third Street East and Minnie Avenue.
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Youths who experience mental illness don't always get the care they need.
The systems of support that youths go to first when experiencing mental health problems sometimes lack awareness around what's really going on.
Especially for those who experience psychosis.
Local MPP Greg Rickford officially opened his constituency office here yesterday at 279 Scott St.
“We'll be offering the traditional kinds of services—some of them that you might, for example, get at 'ServiceOntario,'” Rickford said Friday in a conference call with the Times.
Energy minister and local MPP Greg Rickford has been taking steps to make good on Premier Doug Ford's campaign promise of reducing hydro rates by 12 percent.
Rickford's recent decision to scrap more than 750 “green” energy contracts, for a net savings of close to $800 million, is part of his plan for reaching that reduction.
The “Little Free Library” has been serving Fort Frances' reading community for exactly one year now, having started up last August.
The community library acts as a book exchange, where people can drop off and pick up gently-used books that interest them.
“Little Free Library” owner JoAnne Formanek Gustafson said the library has remained self-sufficient and is booming.
Local roots band Rough Cut Pine drew more than 100 people to the Rainy Lake Square for a free concert last Wednesday evening. The band, which performed from 6-8 p.m., had folks singing along, smiling, and tapping their feet.
Brittany Breton, left, Sophia Breton, and Gillian Breton had a blast making tie-dye art at Point Park on Monday afternoon during Community Living's latest Open Air Art Studio session. The three shared big smiles as they tied down their fabric with rubber bands before dunking it in a vat of dye.
David Morrison admired his tie-dyed creation as he unravelled the fabric to hang it on a clothesline to dry during Community Living's Open Air Art Studio at Point Park yesterday. A Shibori Dyeing craft took place, where people could tie-dye pillow cases, bandanas, white T-shirts, or whatever fabric they wished under the guidance of Community Living staff and summer students.
Well over 100 people turned out to the Rainy Lake Square yesterday evening to enjoy a free concert by local band Rough Cut Pine. They played a two-hour set from 6-8 p.m. that provided entertainment to everyone who pitched a lawn chair at the square.
Musicians from across the district are slated to perform at the sixth-annual “Music in the Park" to help raise money to send a group of girls to the "I Am Awesome! (And I know it)” retreat in the fall.