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Free concerts support local businesses

The Flour Mill Business Improvement Area will launch July Jam this Wednesday.

Star strike enters fourth month

BY RICK PUSIAK The lockout at the Sudbury Star has entered its fourth month with no resolution to the dispute in sight. Northern Ontario Newspaper Guild Local 30232 spokesperson Denis St.

Fire forces 270 students to be dispersed

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Students and staff from Algonquin Road School will be split up and will attend classes at four different schools starting Wednesday because of the serious fire that closed the school Thursday.

Salt helps SNO

A common table commodity is the main ingredient in new measurements by scientists at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO). In a presentation Sunday (Sept. 7) at TAUP 2003, a major scientific conference in Seattle, Wash.

Mining design centre opens

The Design and Training Facility of the Centre for Integrated Monitoring Technology opened at Laurentian University this week.

Sudbury?s art gallery has new curator

BY MICHAEL JAMES After running rudderless for the past several months, that great stone mansion on John Street, otherwise known as the Art Gallery of Sudbury, finally has a new curator, Celeste Scopelites.

Massive power blackout top news story of 2003

BY MICHAEL JAMES mjames@northernlife.ca Looking back over the past year, the single most memorable incident to take place in the City of Greater Sudbury Â? and large parts of North America Â? was the massive power blackout that took place in August.

Team Diabetes Canada participants raise money and fitness level

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.

Fine new restaurant, blues bar set to open in early June

BY BILL BRADLEY One of the most exciting business ventures to come to downtown Sudbury in some time is only about two months away from opening.

Northernlife.ca wins web award

BY KELLI SHEPPARD kelli@northernlife.ca Northernlife.ca was one of five local websites honoured Thursday night at the SmartWorx Conference and Web Awards. Northernlife.