Monday, January 9, 2012
Thunder Bay City Council is awarding a 2.2 million dollar contract to Makkinga Contracting. The contract is part of the ongoing reconstruction of Walsh Street. City Councillors spent the evening grilling members of administration about the cost of the project.
The federal and provincial governments along with Ball Packaging are joining together to clean up Lake Superior. Natural Resources Minister Michael Gravelle says they've agreed to begin cleaning up Peninsula Harbour near Marathon this spring. The location has been designated a pollution hotspot for decades. It was the site of a pulp and paper mill.
Thunder Bay Police were kept busy tracking a stolen cell phone Sunday night. Officers tracked the cell phone and caught three young offenders in a stolen vehicle. Police say the young offenders used the vehicle to drive around the City to commit break and enters. The trio are charged with possession of stolen property over 5-thousand dollars and breaching their young offender court orders.