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Choraliers to perform Dec. 8, 15

After a month of hard work and practice, the Christmas Choraliers, led by Diane Maxey, are ready to hit the stage.

“Rehearsals have been going very, very well,” Maxey said.

"The people are very serious about it and the sound is beautiful as parts come together. We have over 70 singers so it's going to be very nice.

Muskies split with Saints

There were some mixed results for the Muskie hockey teams on Tuesday night against the visiting St. Thomas Aquinas Saints of Kenora.

The boys remained unbeaten in NorWOSSA play with a 5-1 win but the girls' squad suffered their first loss of the season by a 4-2 count.

Christmas dinner cancelled

A longtime Christmas tradition will not be going ahead this year.

The Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau decided at a meeting last night that the annual community Christmas dinner will be cancelled this year.

The Volunteer Bureau's Judy Koski said the decision was not made lightly.

“Unfortunately, the Christmas dinner this year is cancelled,” she confirmed this morning.

Calendar parking in effect

With the first significant snowfall of the year, it is a good time to remind members of the public about the changes to some of the by-law's, specifically parking by-laws.

Calendar parking is now in effect in the Town of Fort Frances.

Drivers are reminded to ensure they are parking on the proper side of the road and observing the signed restricted parking areas.

Myth-busting on proposed single-use products bylaw

Several items which appeared in the Times over the past week contained some misleading information about the scope of the proposed bylaw to regulate single-use plastic bags and other harmful single-use products in Fort Frances.

I know that was not the newspaper's intention, but I fear it has led to some confusion in the community.