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This week in ElliotLakeToday+: We sit down for an exclusive one-on-one with Lloyd Robertson

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Happening this week for ElliotLakeToday+ members:

He holds the record as the longest serving national news anchor in television history and has spent over six decades keeping Canadians informed. Join host Scott Sexsmith for an exclusive one on one with the most trusted name in news, Lloyd Robertson. From his incomparable career to his thoughts on the importance of local journalism, we cover it all in this exclusive Up Close & Personal.

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Have you signed up for your FREE member-exclusive email, The Plus Side? It features upcoming contests, local offers, auctions and more? Our latest email featured another great What's in the Kitchen recipe - Chef Francesco Petrusa, an Italian chef from Sicily, brought you a family favourite linguine with tuna and fresh tomatoes from Limoncello Bistro located on Maple Avenue in Barrie.

"New arts centre estimated at 1.14 m build" talks about the city's plans for a temporary arts hub while it works on getting the real deal. While the idea is to give arts and culture organizations a place to practice their crafts pending the eventual construction of the Elliot Lake Arts Hub, not all the groups will fit in the former Reel to Reel Cinema building downtown. Follow our coverage to see how this is sorted out.

"City clerk proposing input period at council meetings" Elliot Lake City Council is looking at new ways, and new rules, to involve residents in the local governance process. Would these make participation more difficult, easier or just different? 

"Legion provincial service officer in Elliot Lake next week" tells people about the services offered by this office. We wanted to make sure people know that someone will be here next week to answer their questions and help them with any problems they or a family member may be having with Veterans Affairs.

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And if you missed it, here's what happened last week:

"Appeal heard for gravel pit plan on Blanding's turtle land near Lake Lauzon" is a story of four groups and their conflict over a township zoning bylaw that allows for a gravel pit to be set up on sensitive public land. The conflict is before the Ontario Land Tribunal and concerns an area of land that is home to endangered Blanding's turtles. 

"Blind River musical trio to close southern Ontario film event" is about a popular trio of musicians, Women in Song, who have been invited to participate in a prestigious arts event.

"Samaritans in Elliot Lake already starting on next Christmas Shoebox program" is about a group based out of the Fellowship Baptist Church and their continuing efforts to prepare to support children in need overseas next Christmas.

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