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Restaurant with American name as Canadian as maple syrup

BY BILL BRADLEY Boston Pizza, a big brassy new pizza and pasta eatery and sports bar, opened yesterday in Sudbury off The Kingsway on 120 Donna Dr. just past Home Depot.

Alexander School celebrates 75 years

Alexander Public School is getting ready to celebrate its 75th anniversary next year. Special festivities will take place the weekend of Sept. 23rd and 24, 2005. The school is located at 39 St. Brendan St. in the heart of Sudbury.

Appreciation night for Kash volunteers

The local aboriginal community is hosting an evening of appreciation Saturday night to recognize volunteers from across the province who helped out evacuees from Kashechewan last fall.

Maintenance continues

The City of Greater Sudbury is continuing its regular maintenance of watermains in Sudbury?s south end and Gatchell neighbourhoods. Watermains will be cleaned from June 1 to 30, between 11 pm and 6 am.

2004 Newsmakers: Montpellier on list, again

Pierre Montpellier, the disgraced former financial adviser, is once again one of Northern Life?s top newsmakers. He has been in the news since 1998.

Good quarter for Hart

Hart Stores Inc, an operator of mid-sized department stores, reported net earnings of $2.1 million for the third quarter ended Oct. 29, compared with $1.4 million for the same period in the previous year, an increase of 44.9 percent.

LUFA strike averted

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.

Refurbished Gatchell Pool opens

Closed since June due to fire damages, the refurbished Gatchell Pool in Sudbury's West End is now open with swimming and aquatic programs starting this week.

Northern Life honoured by OCNA

Northern Life was honoured at the Ontario Community Newspapers Association Convention in Toronto last weekend.

Farmer?s market place to shop for harvest meal

Make your Thanksgiving feast a meal to remember, with a fresh twist on tradition and some help from Ontario?s farm-fresh goodness available this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the farmer?s market.