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Fall clean-up slated Nov. 1

In an effort to give town residents a chance to do a little cleaning up before the snow flies, the town will suspend the collection of tipping fees at the local landfill on Saturday, Nov. 1 for half-ton vehicles and utility trailers.

Tipping fees will be waived from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., but only for leaves, tree branches, grass clippings, and garden waste.

Council bullets

A public meeting was held prior to Tuesday night’s regular council meeting regarding a zoning bylaw amendment for property at 1345 Emo Rd.

The proposed amendment is to rezone the land from “institutional” to “multi-residential,” as Dave Petsnick wants to build a three-unit dwelling there.

Calling all lady curlers

The Fort Frances Curling Club wants to increase the number of teams in its Thursday afternoon ladies’ league—but is having trouble generating interest.

As such, the club will host an open house tomorrow (Oct. 16) at 1 p.m. at the club, which is aimed at showing potential female curlers what the club—and the sport—have to offer.