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Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner is back!….Saturday October 7th…click on the link for all the details…a Great Event for a Great Cause!

The Waterfall from Crooked Lake to Restoule Lake on a beautiful September afternoon

Saturday September 16, 2017….NOTICE OF ANNUAL ELECTION MEETING

LOCAL SERVICES BOARD of Restoule annual information and ELECTION MEETING   will take place;
AT THE RESTOULE COMMUNITY CENTRE
ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
AT THE HOUR OF 1:00 p.m.
For the purpose to ELECT five Board Members for fiscal year October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018
Posted August 30, 2017 – Jean D. Mohr, Secretary

 


Thusday September 21, 2017…PATTERSON TOWNSHIP LOCAL ROADS BOARD
TAKE NOTICE that the annual meeting of the Patterson Township Local Roads Board shall take place;
AT THE RESTOULE COMMUNITY CENTRE
ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
AT THE HOUR OF 7:00 p.m.
for the Election of Trustees for the year 2018 and to conduct such other business as shall be regularly presented.
AND TAKE NOTICE that the proposal to set the minimum tax rate will be discussed and voted upon at the meeting.
Posted August 30, 2017 – Jean D. Mohr, Secretary-Treasurer

 

 Thursday September 21, 2017…RESTOULE NON-PROFIT LANDFILL INC. annual election meeting will take place;
AT THE RESTOULE COMMUNITY CENTRE
ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
to follow Patterson Township Local Roads Board Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Dawn Stripe, Secretary

 

Commanda Museum BBQ…Sunday August 6th…12 Noon to 2 pm
The Board of the Commanda Museum would love to have you join us, as the Mayor of the Township of Nipissing, Tom Piper and Pat’s good friend, Bill Allen dedicate the Commanda Museum’s “Pat Haufe Way “/”Trans Canada Trail” sign.
This event takes place at the Museum’s Heritage BBQ, Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
BBQ is from 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Clarification of Emergency Calls…per discussion with Hal Hamilton Fire chief…In the event of any fire or medical emergency dial 911 by cell phone or land line…however should there be any delay or confusion in responding to your call, phone 705-474-7400 which is the local dispatcher in North Bay. In all cases know your 911 civic address.

Fiddlers on the Lake…The Mighty Armada Sails Againa great event full of music and fun…congratulations to all involved

Saturday August 5th United Church Yard and Bake Sale 8 am to 11 am…Bake Sale starts at 9…(Yummy Stuff!)

Saturday August 19th…Dinner/Dance to support Legion Building Fund…click on the flyer…Building Fundraiser

2017 Local-Services-Bd-NewsletterMany of us have received this excellent annual summary of community activities and events in the mail. We are putting it on-line for those who missed it or weren’t on the mailing list. With thanks to Karen Scanlan for its preparation.

Sunday July 23rd…2 pm Sharp!…World Famous Restoule Charity Pie Auction
Click here for the Flyer
…Support our Restoule Fire Department…They help keep us safe!

Wednesday July 19th…7pm at RCC…Notice of public meeting

July 3rd…Had enough rain yet?…the perils of having a non floating dock


at least the minnows are now swimming above the dock


Dragon Flies to the Rescue!…
Summer residents Dave and Mara Cox clearly have excellent vision and a sharp eye for nature…
“Reprieved!
Mara spotted the Dragon Hunter Dragonflies all over our ferns along the lake.  This is the largest dragonfly in North America.  They just hatched and are drying off so tomorrow they will be sweeping and cleaning the air of mosquitoes, deerflies, and blackflies.
It takes four years for these huge dragonflies to hatch.  Mara keeps records of such things and the last time we had a hatch was exactly four years ago.  I can not believe how many there are.  Everywhere you see a fern they are hanging on each leaf.  I guess that is why you leave cover along the shoreline.
With all the rain we have had they are arriving just in time.
They are a sign of an unpolluted lake.  Lets keep it that way.”
Dave and Mara Cox…summer residents
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragonhunter

July 1st…Don’t Miss This!…Our Restoule Canada 150 Celebration

Maws Island A Retreat Into the Past

The Legion needs our help…Family Challenge Grant

May 9th…The Missing Dock…it’s floating down Lake Restoule right now…Thank you Arnie!

May 7th…Washout on Porters Landing Road…have we all had enough rain yet?…Thank you to Arnie Naiman for keeping us up to date. (Our Restoule Road Experts did a great job repairing this the next day)

May 5th…LSB Minutes April 19, 2017 Wednesday 7 pm (1)Minutes of Meeting held to consider funding request from Restoule Legion for expansion/renovation project

 

Friday April 14th…Bill Droogers  lets us know that the ice is almost off Lake Restoule!!!…others report that the ice was out of Commanda Lake as of April 15th

March 22, 2017…Visit to Porters Landing…lots of “womps” and “cracking sounds” from the ice…but the lake isn’t ready for spring yet (yikes!…we’re not going out more than a few feet on the ice)

 

Santa Claus Parade & Concert set New World Record! (at least in the opinion of Dave & Halina Dales)

December 11th 2016…No ice yet on Lake Restoule
looking-east-from-porters-landing-dec-11-16looking-west-from-porters-landing-dec-11-16

Vigilant reader Fred Donahue spotted this article about freshwater jelly fish near Manitoulan Island

Wow!…What a pie auction!…by Dave & Halina Dales

North America’s Largest Moth flutters into Porters Landing…May 30, 2016

It’s starting to look a lot like Summer…May 17, 2016…Porter’s landing…Even the Black Flies report they are ready to go!

April 25/16 Ice NOT out of Lake Restoule

How Brownell Island Got Its Groove by David Dales

Provincial Land Taxes…going up…but since it’s all in the name of fairness I think you’re supposed to feel ok about it

Frances Lankin a resident of Restoule is appointed to the Senate of Canada

Of Diamond Dust and Sun Dogs    …Gary Sturge is a Powassan resident, a Restoule Lake boater and Naturalist. His article was originally published in The Woodland Observer, March 2016,  Nipissing Naturalists Club

Restoule Santa Claus Parade, December 2015

Feb 18/16 Restoule Lake