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Ontario invests in clean water

Residents of McDougall Township will soon have access to a clean water supply after the provincial government announced funding Tuesday for upgrades to the Nobel water treatment plant.

New elementary school for Valley East considered

A School Valuation Committee will consider the establishment of a new JK to Grade 8 French Immersion school in the growing community of Valley East. The committee will make its case to the Rainbow District School Board in March 2006.

Tonight?s the night

Members of the Sudbury Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police will be conducting Project Witches and Warlocks over the Halloween weekend.

Princess helping Katrina victims

Mary Bedkowski, also known as the Perogy Princess, is doing her part to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. This weekend, she will donate $1 from every meal combo sold at Market Square to the Canadian Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

NOSM participates in blood challenge

Students at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine's East Campus in Sudbury took part in an annual blood donor challenge Monday organized by the Canadian Federation of Medical Students.

New Federated School of Mines for Northern Ontario

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Thanks to a new partnership agreement, mining students in Thunder Bay and Haileybury will soon be able to access education and training opportunities here in Greater Sudbury.

Local team wins Dragon Boat races

Months of practice and years of experience paid off for a local team at last weekend's fifth annual Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival.

LU new home to mining excellence centre

Plans for a new Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) were unveiled Friday at Laurentian University.

Ontario invests in clean water

Residents of McDougall Township will soon have access to a clean water supply after the provincial government announced funding Tuesday for upgrades to the Nobel water treatment plant.

Stepping Stone program helps new business owners

BY STACEY JONES The Greater Sudbury Public Library will be presenting Information Sessions for the Stepping Stone Program Linking Credit with Community.