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I am not sure what this empty rack means. An unnamed city employee points out that the life rings will be put out when Prince Arthur’s Landing officially opens. I am assuming that is later on in June when the fountain will also be working. If you are unlucky enough to fall into the water […]
So, now’s not the time for finger pointing. Now’s the time to help the people who are suffering with flooded homes. So says our mayor. I do agree that now is the time to help the people that need our help, especially if there is a very good chance that the City of Thunder Bay, through negligence on […]
Solar panels being erected on the roof of the former Port Arthur Motors building located on Court Street. After all is said and done, what is sitting on top of the roof will be worth more than the entire building and property. And so it goes.
City of Thunder Bay Managers use weekly luncheon to unveil their strategy for new salary negotiations. Hope to match latest CUPE contract. City Managers are wearing buttons in solidarity as part of this campaign. Some members of the public have started wearing buttons to counter the manager’s button campaign
Grass Cut’n Day down in Prince Arthur’s Landing is as exciting as it gets for Mr. Fedryck and his crew. Neither rain nor shine nor …..drought will stop his crew from cut’n that grass. Matters not that it had been raining steady for several days. Matters not that there wasn’t much grass to cut out […]
If I understand correctly, we built a sewage treatment plant that had no fail safe device installed. The people who designed this system as well as the City of Thunder Bay personnel who signed off on this project, made no allowance for the possibility, no matter how remote, that a very large storm event may occur. A […]
“We never anticipated in our emergency preparedness for the plant to flood to the state at which we saw it this morning,” Matson added. “We never thought that from a design perspective we would ever have a plant that was flooded to the degree of which we see it flooded today.” Darell Matson, Manager, Infrastructure […]
According to City Managers Matson and Mauro, the contractor that did the work on Algoma Street last year, Prime Terra and their sub-contractors will be responsible for making things right on that contract. This falls under warranty work and believe me, there is a lot of it that needs doing. I don’t know if there […]
I have a couple of watches going right now so it might be time for an update. The Scand Home Black Hole Watch Not sure who put this sand in the hole. City or Scand Home. No excavation yet. The PAL Hose Watch Hose was removed for repaving. Still not connected. There we go.