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Rings awarded to forestry graduates

Forestry technology Collège Boréal graduates were presented with silver rings from the Canadian Institute of Forestry on Feb. 24. Rings are presented to students who graduate from a Canadian forestry program.

New construction nets city extra $5M in taxes

The City of Greater Sudbury collected an additional $5 million in 2010, due to new construction and service improvements by MPAC (Municipal Property Assessment Corporation).

Students 'enhance their scientific skills' through fair

Go green cleaning products, carbon dioxide and plant growth, factors affecting crystal growth and the effect of colour on temperature are just some of the topics that will be explored by Grade 7 and 8 students participating in the Rainbow District Sc

Technological skills competition 'brings learning to life'

Rainbow District School Board will host its seventh annual Technological Skills Competition at Cambrian College March 8.

Regent construction to cause intermittent delays

There will be intermittent closures of the southbound curb lane on Regent Street between Bouchard and Paris Streets from March 2 to 31.

James Grassby changed city 'for the better'

Sudbury residents gathered at the Fraser auditorium Feb. 25 to honour the life of the late James Grassby. Grassby died Jan. 8, two weeks short of his 93rd birthday.
Widow hit with $1K water bill

Widow hit with $1K water bill

Retired music teacher Eleanor Connors said she normally has a water bill of less than $100, so when she opened her bill on Feb. 21 and saw it was for more than $1,000, she “nearly passed out.” “I thought 'Oh my God,” she said.
Apartment blaze leaves one person in hospital with serious injuries

Apartment blaze leaves one person in hospital with serious injuries

The fire marshal's office has been called in to investigate an apartment fire on Notre Dame Avenue that left a tenant in the hospital with serious injuries. Around 10:25 p.m. on Feb. 27, Greater Sudbury Fire Services responded to the highrise fire.

Positive parenting seminars to be offered by Rainbow Schools

Rainbow Schools will host a series of seminars that are part off the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P). The three-part series will focus on the “power of positive parenting; raising confident, competent children and raising resilient children.
Sudburians 'Walk for Memories'

Sudburians 'Walk for Memories'

About 125 people walked for memories during the Alzheimer Society's annual fundraising event held at the Southridge Mall Feb. 27.