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Greater Sudbury catches blueberry fever

Greater Sudbury catches blueberry fever

BY BILL BRADLEY Communities around the world will turn green with envy as Greater Sudbury celebrates all things blue during the 20th anniversary of the Blueberry Festival.

Boomers happy but stressed

(CNW) The generation known for its "me first" mentality is juggling the needs of their parents and children with their own future retirement needs, according to the State of the Baby Boomer study released by BMO Financial Group.

Sudbury gay pride week starts July 17

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Sudbury Pride 2006 organizer Sheila Bianconi is thrilled she finally has a way to include her straight mother in the local gay community.
No intention of retiring soon

No intention of retiring soon

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN At the age of 76, Dr. Ricardo de la Riva has no intention of retiring any time soon. The well-known Sudbury family doctor suffers from the chronic aches and pains typical of people his age.

Wednesdays for the birds at Gordon's Park on Manitoulin Island

Nature lovers fall in love with Gordon's Park on  Manitoulin Island. During July and August, Wednesday are birdwatching nights, Thursday are astronomy nights and Friday are edible wilds nights.
Lots of great ways to eat blueberries

Lots of great ways to eat blueberries

It's the most wonderful time of the year. It's blueberry season. Pick your own, or buy them at Market Square or from roadside vendors along Highway 69  or Highway 17.

Blue Saints competing in U.S. drum and bugle show

Sudbury's marching band, the Blue Saints are taking part in the Music Under the Stars summer music games in Hornell, New York, this week. Seven drum and bugle corps will compete at that city's Maple City Park.
Youth flock to new concrete skatepark

Youth flock to new concrete skatepark

In use during recent weeks by crowds of skateboarders and bikers who were too eager to wait, the Minnow Lake Skate Park is now officially open to the public.
Teams get ready for Dragon Boat races

Teams get ready for Dragon Boat races

BY TAMARA BELKOV Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival will take place at Bell Park this Saturday with opening ceremonies being held Friday.
Viva Italia

Viva Italia

BY GIANNI UBRIACO Chants and screams of joy rang out as fists were pumping and tears were flowing for thousands of people who had gathered to watch the World Cup of soccer's final game on the big screen in the lower hall of the Caruso Club as