new bridge at Trowbridge Falls is going to cost close to $900,000. I cannot believe that repairing the existing one will cost that much let alone more. What are the costs of rehab? As you can see, the City of Thunder Bay is counting on money from the Trans Canada Trails to bring the cost down by […]
The City of Thunder Bay had an open house showing the choices that the consulting firm has come up with for replacing the pedestrian bridge over the Current River at Trowbridge Falls campground. Evidently, 50 years of neglect (sound familiar?) by the people we pay to not neglect things, has produced a bridge that the engineering firm hired to […]
Is it reasonable to expect people to operate businesses and customers to walk through this? This is dust from cutting concrete. There simply has to be a better way. The other day, this was happening right in front of the Madhouse Grill and Tavern. Right at the front door. Just imagine. I know that […]
Its for our own good Thunder Bay. Saving money the old fashioned way. By spending it. Some excavation work happening today at PAL. It looks like they are constructing a concrete base for a sign? Another piece of art? Who knows? I wonder how much this is costing us taxpayers. Luckily, Paul Fayrick, Manager […]
The REAL Sleeping Giant.
Yesterday I, along with maybe a dozen people, were enjoying a late lunch at the Madhouse Grill and Tavern. It is located at the corner of Bay and Algoma Streets. FYI – Algoma Street has been under construction for the passed several months. I was sitting at my table reading when I glanced at the […]
City Park’s Manager Paul Fayrick said they didn’t set out to reduce services but look at improving the ice conditions as well as saving the city money. – Tbnewswatch, November 06, 2012 Full article here So why is Mr. Fayrick so eager to save the city money? Could it be that the Parks Department’s cash […]
You think that violence against animals is not linked to present and future violence against people? Think again.
Work is proceeding. See here for back story. They are now dumping the waste rock fill in this area. The arrows show two piles that are visible from the road. Out of sight, out of mind. We paid for this material. We paid for the placement of this material. Are we now paying for its […]
Work continues on the land formerly known as surplus. As you can see, the main operation is uncovering existing rock fill, covering it with filter cloth and then covering it back up again. Notice that some rock fill is being hauled and dumped at several locations. Was this material removed and replaced with […]