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Greater Sudbury's worst road?

BY JASON THOMPSON [email protected] The nominations have been coming in and according to the Municipal Roads Coalition (MRC) Paris St. and Regional Rd. 55 are among the city's most atrocious, with Notre Dame Ave. and Second Ave not to far behind.

29 more jobs for teachers

Sudbury area elementary students will benefit from roughly 29 more teachers to reduce class sizes in primary grades and provide enriched education in phys-ed, music and the arts come September, Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci said, in a press release.

Family needs help

Sudbury?s Goudreau family is asking for help from the community to aide an ailing brother, a former mechanic with Belanger Construction Company. Robin Goudreau, 40, has recently been advised that he needs a bone marrow transplant.

Public board hires 50 new teachers

Rainbow District School Board welcomed 16,612 students to class Tuesday. More than 50 permanent new teachers have joined the public board.

New Sudbury family want statue back

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] Earlier this month a statue of a little boy fishing was stolen from the front yard of Meghan McKibbon?s house on Havenbrook in New Sudbury.

The schools are alive with the sound of music

Elementary and secondary school musicians from across the North are tuning up for the Northern Ontario Music Festival at Sudbury Secondary School's Sheridan Auditorium from March 1 to 3.

Conservative candidate taking no chances

Nickel Belt's Conserative candidate Margaret Schwartzentruber held a meeting Friday morning, warning voters not to be confused when they show up to vote on Monday.

Public board approves $140.5 million budget

Rainbow District School Board has approved a budget of $140.5 million for the 2004-05 school year. In order to balance the budget, trustees implemented $1.

ER staff give generously

Staff at Sudbury Regional Hospital?s Emergency Department are in a giving spirit this holiday season. Staffers have chosen to support needy families instead of having a gift exchanges.

Collective approach to scheduling working at Inco

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Inco Ltd. has initiated a teamwork approach in planning and scheduling at most of its Sudbury operations.