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New 'Dressed for Work' program closer to launch

A women's clothing and bake sale fundraiser in support of the soon-to-be-launched “Dress for Work” program is slated for this Saturday (April 28) from 8-11 a.m. downstairs at Curvy Chick (256 Scott St.)

“Dress for Work” is a new non-profit program that will provide disadvantaged women in Rainy River District with outfits to go to job interviews and to get back into the workforce.

Town seeking high-tonnage tax rate

Fort Frances is seeking approval from the Ontario Ministry of Finance to charge CN a high-tonnage rate for railway right-of-way property running through the town.

Town council approved a resolution at its regular meeting last night to send a letter to Finance minister Charles Sousa stating they believe the municipality meets the high-tonnage threshold.