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Bereaved family wants answers

BY MICHAEL JAMES André Bélanger, a seemingly healthy 34-year-old Chelmsford man, died Easter weekend and his shocked and grief-stricken family want to know why.

What?s New

Pier 1 Imports officially opens its 10,000 square foot store on Marcus Drive in New Sudbury this Saturday. Pier 1 is one of the North America?s largest specialty retailer of imported decorative home furnishings and gifts.

Heritage fund needs revamping

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.

City to look at levy to pay for fixing roads

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Property owners can expect another tax increase starting next year to ensure roads across the City of Greater Sudbury can be rebuilt and maintained for years to come.

Top 2002 stories: Women at the top

The glass ceiling over the City of Greater Sudbury continued to crack in 2002. Judith Woodsworth For the first time in the city?s history, women occupy many of the top seats in the academic and health-care fields.

Winter Driving Tips

The first major snowfall of the fall season always means trouble on Sudbury and area highways and roads and Greater Sudbury Police are urging all drivers to use extra precaution following Tuesday morningÂ?s early morning storm.

Sudbury Transit offering express service to LU

Laurentian University students will have access to an ?express bus? during peak times in the morning and afternoon.

LU president impressed by ?passionate? Sudburians

By Keith Lacey After a couple of months on the job, Laurentian University?s new president said the school and city have plenty of hard work ahead to overcome Sudbury?s poor reputation as a place to go to school or start a new business.

Lively residents concerned about tailing dust

BY BILL BRADLEY Two Lively residents are complaining of health problems because of soot falling on their property from Inco tailings across the road.

Southview/Martindale residents evacuated due to gas leak early Dec. 24

SUV lost control and struck gas main on corner The driver of an SUV that slid into a gas main at the corner of Southview Drive and Martindale Road in the wee hours of Christmas Eve may be charged with careless driving, according to Greater Sudbury Po