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Debating the future of R.G. Dow pool

BY RICK PUSIAK northern life When Copper Cliff residents huddle Thursday night to discuss ways of keeping the R.G. Dow pool open, one person in particular will have a special interest in the proceedings.

No water service in parts of Chelmsford today

ItÂ?s going to be a dry day for residents of Berthiaume Street in Chelmsford today. They will be without water service from about 9 am to 8 pm. City crews are working on water main repairs on the corner of Berthiaume and Municipal Road 35.

Falco confident about Nickel Rim

BY KEITH LACEY It?s full steam ahead for one of the most promising nickel discoveries uncovered by Falconbridge Ltd. in the Sudbury region in many years.

Express News

House prices down The average residential sale price for a home in Sudbury for December 2002 was $100,858 as compared to $103, 253 for the same month one year ago.

First sign of fall: Tour of Homes

BY CRAIG GILBERT ItÂ?s that time of year again: the vehicular voyeurs of Greater Sudbury get their day to see the beauty inside some of the homes they have been trying to get a glimpse of through the front windows all year.

Union fights to save Chelmsford grocery store

By Rick Pusiak The Canadian director of the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union isn?t ready to predict whether the Loeb grocery store on Errington Street in Chelmsford can be saved.

Young workers urged to learn their rights

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW Knowledge is power. This is a message the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) are trying to deliver to millions of Canada?s young workers. Sudbury was the first community to hold a Day of Mourning 16 years ago.

Legendary columnist dies

One of the toughest, most outspoken journalists this city has ever known has died at the age of 85. Meakes Meakes, the widow of legendary Sudbury Star publisher J.R. (Jim) Meakes, died Thursday at Sudbury Regional Hospital.

What would Jesus eat?

The Pastoral Institute of Northern Ontario is planning to host pre-Easter suppers called The Great Feast: Eating Your Way into the Story of Jesus.

Good Neighbour

On Dec. 16, 80-year-old Sanka Good rescued a neighbour from drowning in the Pickerel River. The neighbour's snowmobile had gone through the open ice, and the current pulled the man past Good's residence.