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Tax increase on the way

Residential property owners will be looking at a 1.13 percent tax increase this year, as outlined in a budget presentation at last night's council meeting.

This means those who own a home assessed at $200,000 will pay $41.34 more on property taxes.

Council to vote on smoking bylaw

Council will vote on an updated smoking bylaw that addresses where cannabis and tobacco can be smoked or vaporized during tonight's meeting.

The revised bylaw says no person shall smoke cannabis or tobacco or inhale vapour from any vapour product in or on any municipal building or vehicle owned or leased by the town.

Community Living hits its 60th year

A local organization is hitting a big milestone this month.

“On the 16th of May, we're celebrating our 60th anniversary,” said Alanna Barr, CEO of Community Living Fort Frances and District (CLFFD).

“We're having a dinner and dance at La Place Rendez-Vous that night, so it's the people we provide support to, their families, supporters of Community Living, and our staff.”