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Emergency medical team arrives in Sudbury

Greater Sudbury's transition from emergency response to sustainable care of Kashechewan residents continued over the weekend as 168 of the 243 evacuees were moved into area motels.

Revised clean air program to start in new year

Changes to Ontario?s Drive Clean program that exempt newer vehicles from the program will mean savings in time and money for families, Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci in a news release.

Cambrian gets funds for alternative energy program

By JASON THOMPSON The Greater Sudbury Community Development Corporation voted in favour of a $33,000 investment over two years towards an alternative energy systems facility on campus at Cambrian College.

Museum of law and order pays tribute to history of policing

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Sudbury?s first murder charge was filed against a woman 96 years ago. The city?s first hanging took place in 1916, and the last hanging occurred 40 years later.

Province gives to Sudbury colleges

College Boreal and Cambrian College received a $2.1 million gift from the provincial government Friday. Cambrian College gets $1,366,492 and College Boreal $778,807.

Sudbury Secondary launches program to develop entrepreneurial spirit

BY JASON THOMPSON Sudbury Secondary School, known for its performing arts program, is also making a name for itself in business with the introduction of the business certificate program (BCP).

U of S strike action averted

Last-minute negotiations were successful and a strike has been avoided by 36 professors at the University of Sudbury, meaning more than 500 students returned to class Monday morning without a labour disruption.

Mama Mia! has local connection

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Rosanna Battigelli considers herself lucky to be both Canadian and Italian. The Sudbury writer and teacher was born in Calabria, Italy, but raised in Gatchell, a predominantly Italian Sudbury neighbourhood.

Mayor encourages residents to pay it forward

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Sudbury mayor Dave Courtemanche wants Sudburians to think about brightening somebody else's day this holiday season by performing random acts of kindness.

LU bestows honorary doctorate

One of the most influential figures of the Olympic movement in the past 30 years was recognized with an honorary doctorate of sports administration Saturday at the Laurentian University fall convocation ceremony. Dr.