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The world?s blue with envy!

BY BILL BRADLEY The local hills are alive with blueberries. And to celebrate, Sudbury Blueberry Festival organizers have arranged some great activities.

Permits required for outdoor fires

City of Greater Sudbury Fire Chief Donald Donaldson reminds citizens that a burning permit is required prior to setting any type of outdoor fire that is not contained in an approved receptacle, as per municipal by-law.

2004 Newsmakers: Health minister was in Greater Sudbury often in 2004

Ontario?s Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman is not a Sudburian, but his actions have had quite an impact on health care services in the region over the past year.

College Boreal counsellor receives distinguished award

Louise Gervais-Guy, a counsellor at Collège Boréal, has received the 2005 Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario (ACAATO).

Community honours man with ?infectious smile?

BY KEITH LACEY David Hickey never had a bad day. That?s remarkable considering the tremendous obstacles he overcame to lead a life that touched so many.

LU introduces new PhD program

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Jennifer Babin was visibly excited Thursday morning when Laurentian University launched its fourth PhD program.

What's on this weekend

The piano music of Arnold Schoenberg will be presented by music professor Yoko Hirota, this Friday (Nov. 18) at 8 pm at St. Peter?s United Church at 203 York St, Sudbury.

Students fighting back against tobacco companies

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW Jessica McLean knows she has a big bullseye painted on her back.

Lively stinks

An odour hanging above Lively has become more pungent during the past couple of days according to a report released July 22 by the city?s infrastructure and emergency services department.

Good news for LU grads

According to a recent survey sponsored by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Laurentian University graduates are the most successful students from Ontario?s 18 universities in obtaining employment following, the completion of their