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Council bullets

A public meeting was held prior to Tuesday night’s regular council meeting regarding a zoning bylaw amendment for property at 1345 Emo Rd.

The proposed amendment is to rezone the land from “institutional” to “multi-residential,” as Dave Petsnick wants to build a three-unit dwelling there.

Calling all lady curlers

The Fort Frances Curling Club wants to increase the number of teams in its Thursday afternoon ladies’ league—but is having trouble generating interest.

As such, the club will host an open house tomorrow (Oct. 16) at 1 p.m. at the club, which is aimed at showing potential female curlers what the club—and the sport—have to offer.

Bring your ID to vote

After a five-week campaign, voters finally will have a chance to make their voices heard with the arrival of election day today.

Polls in Rainy River District are open from 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., which coincides with the polls located in the riding’s Eastern time zone that are open from 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Winter coats wanted for drive

Associates of St. Marguerite du Ville is holding its annual winter coat drive.

They want clean, used winter coats in good condition for men, women, and children to be able to give away to the needy.

Those who want to donate coats can drop them off on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 1-4 p.m. at the Columbus Club (404 Scott St.)