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Web auction preview and registration underway

The 3rd Annual Science North Web Auction will take place Nov. 4 to Dec. 4. Registration and preview of the 230 items totalling more than $50,000 started this week.

Pretty partnership program

A number of partners have teamed up to ensure planters in downtown Sudbury are attractive. The program will enhance the physical image of Sudbury?s central business district, says Maureen Luoma, executive director of Sudbury Metro Centre.

Sunshine guaranteed as two large festivals wrap up Sunday

By KEITH LACEY With the promise of yet another beautiful day of sunshine, there promises to be huge crowds on hand as the Northern Lights Festival Boreal and Sudbury Caruso Club Italian Festival wrap up for another year.

Chelmsford LOEB will stay open

It turns out the lights will stay on after all at the Loeb grocery store on Errington Street in Chelmsford.

Fundraising barbecue

The Children?s Wish Foundation of Canada is holding a fundraising barbecue on Wednesday, July 10 between 11:30 am and 1 pm and 4:30 to 6 pm at the Post Office in Markstay. The event is being sponsored by Canada Post employees in Markstay.

Employers upbeat

Sudbury employers remain upbeat about staffing plans as the year draws to a close, according to the latest hiring survey by Manpower Inc., released today for the October-December period.

Sudbury cadet tops in province

Last Sunday was a day of awards, trophies and special recognition for members of 2912 Sudbury Irish Army Cadet Corps. The unit held its 29th annual ceremonial review at the armoury on Riverside Drive. The prestigious Maj.-Gen. W.A.

Other communities green with envy; Sudbury leads way in composting

BY BILL BRADLEY Both the public and private sectors are helping Sudbury lead the way in northeastern Ontario in residential composting. ?Other cities in northeastern Ontario such as Timmins and North Bay are usually following in our footsteps.

Musician inspired others

Accordion player and photographer Suzanne Racicot died Aug. 22. She was diagnosed with metastatic breast seven years ago. Racicot was told she only had three years to live when doctors diagnosed her in the spring of 1995.

New bad air website to deliver goods on pollution

Ontario's new on-line emissions reporting registry, OnAIR, will make polluters more accountable by providing regular information about what emissions are being put into the air and by whom, says Environment and Energy Minister Chris Stockwell.