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Concert series set to open

Rain or shine, the first official concert in the “Rainy Lake 150” concert series is slated for tomorrow.

Upbeat roots music artist Little Miss Higgins will perform in front of the Fort Frances Museum starting at 6 p.m., economic development consultant Tannis Drysdale told town council at its regular meeting Monday night.

“We will have a concert on Thursday night,” she assured.

Town to update alcohol policy

Northwestern Ontario loves to drink. With the good times, however, comes risks to health, safety, and the community at large.

Fortunately, one of the ways municipalities can help is by reviewing and updating their Municipal Alcohol Policy (MAP) to be consistent with the latest strategies to mitigate health harms related to alcohol misuse.

Town seeking budget input

With town council and administration poised to start working on the 2018 budget this fall, the public is being asked to provide input as to what they'd like to see included.

They'll get the opportunity to make presentations at the next council meeting set for Monday, Sept. 25, Fort Frances CAO Doug Brown said during Monday night's meeting.

Museum project aims to preserve seniors' stories

The clock is ticking.

With each obituary that appears in these pages, another local resident's life story is lost. So why not get that person's story down on paper before it's too late?

The Fort Frances Museum is working with local resident Sandra Brunetta to chronicle the memories of everyday life of Fort Frances' aged citizens so they can be kept there for posterity.