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‘Lost water,’ broken pipes plague city

‘Lost water,’ broken pipes plague city

BY TRACEY DUGUAY Since last Thursday (Dec. 6), the city has issued five warnings about traffic disruptions or other problems relating to broken water mains.
Environmental research study seeks moms-to-be

Environmental research study seeks moms-to-be

BY TRACEY DUGUAY As many as 250 Greater Sudbury women will be asked to participate in a research study looking at environmental chemicals in the bodies of pregnant women and their babies.

Cambrian Fitness to close Dec. 31

BY BILL BRADLEY Hopes to revive the popular West End Cambrian Fitness Centre, set to close Dec. 31, have died.
Age won’t keep mayor from seeking re-election

Age won’t keep mayor from seeking re-election

BY VICKI GILHULA Mayor John Rodriguez is in his seventh decade, but he fully expects to run for re-election in 2010.

Bartolucci promises to fix sex offender registry

BY GIANNI UBRIACO Following Auditor General Jim McCarter’s report tabled Tuesday, which cited hundreds of convicted sex offenders in Ontario are not listed on the police’s registry, Community Safety Minister Rick Bartolucci is asking that many of its

Project Porchlight handing out 16,358 bulbs

BY BILL BRADLEY It is not often you can get something for free.

Xstrata VP tight-lipped about merger rumours

BY TRACEY DUGUAY “No comment” was the only comment from Mike Romaniuk, vice-president of Xstrata Nickel’s Sudbury Operations, about rumours of a mining merger.
Property owners to pay 6 % more in 2008

Property owners to pay 6 % more in 2008

“I’m prepared for the onslaught tomorrow at the Four Corners A&P,” said Doug Craig, who represents Ward 9.

Motorists advised to watch for reroute on MR 24 in Lively

A valve installation on a water main in Lively will close the southbound lane of MR 24, immediately north of Hill Street, from now until the end of January. Southbound traffic will be rerouted to the center-turn lane.
Architecture school closer to reality

Architecture school closer to reality

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN If all goes well, Greater Sudbury’s architecture school could open in 2009.