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Marissa Lentz-McGrath, Local Journalism Initiative

Marissa Lentz-McGrath, Local Journalism Initiative

Marissa Lentz-McGrath covers civic issues along the Highway 11 corridor under the Local Journalism Initiative, which is funded by the Government of Canada

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Recent Work by Marissa

One week left to sign up for Matheson byelection

One week left to sign up for Matheson byelection

Here's who's on the ballot so far
'A little concerning': Kirkland Lake airport mostly used for medivacs, report shows

'A little concerning': Kirkland Lake airport mostly used for medivacs, report shows

The town's airport was used 52 times from January to March, 41 of which were for medivac purposes
Kirkland Lake hands out first-ever bursaries

Kirkland Lake hands out first-ever bursaries

'People often talk about what this town is lacking compared to a big city, but I only see what big cities lack when compared to Kirkland Lake and the surrounding area,' writes one of the winners
Kirkland Lake puts brakes on low-speed vehicle pilot program

Kirkland Lake puts brakes on low-speed vehicle pilot program

The decision was made after months of debate
Chaput Hughes playground set to open next month

Chaput Hughes playground set to open next month

The equipment was ordered in September 2023 and is expected to be up and running in about three weeks
'We're hoping to see some happy faces': New EarlyON site creating intergenerational connections

'We're hoping to see some happy faces': New EarlyON site creating intergenerational connections

This summer is the soft launch of the new program location
Commissioner hopes new members heed lessons from 'truly distressing implosion' of council

Commissioner hopes new members heed lessons from 'truly distressing implosion' of council

Two new integrity commissioner reports find the former mayor didn't bully, harass or intimidate complainants
New names added to Matheson byelection race

New names added to Matheson byelection race

The nomination deadline is June 28
'It is a big ask without a budget': Bureaucrat denies $500K to reduce dust on Matheson roads

'It is a big ask without a budget': Bureaucrat denies $500K to reduce dust on Matheson roads

Kathy Horgan suggested that the director could ask to have it included in the 2024 budget
Matheson hires temporary staffer to help with budget

Matheson hires temporary staffer to help with budget

A township report says the position is needed because the clerk-treasurer is busy with the byelection
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