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Drinking water gets A+

The town's drinking water got an A+ on it most recent report card.

Town council accepted the 2017 drinking water system annual report during its regular meeting last night, acknowledging the staff “for their hard work to ensure that consumers connected to the town's water system receive outstanding water.”

“We have no deficiencies this year at all,” Coun. Ken Perry lauded.

Session to deal with human trafficking

Human trafficking happens more often than many people might suspect here in Fort Frances. 

Not in the traditional sense or the way Hollywood portrays it, with ladies of the night lining the streets in the bad parts of town.

But in today's internet age, an alarming number of people in the district are posting ads on websites like “Backpage” looking for young female escorts.

Shelter here to help women

In the spirit of International Women's Day (March 8), the Rainy River District Women's Shelter of Hope wants local women to know they are here to help.

If you're a woman and you require services such as court advocacy, risk assessment, supportive counselling, or assistance in preventing homelessness, contact outreach worker Laura Bailey at 271-4171.