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Councillor introduces motion for heritage committee

Councillor introduces motion for heritage committee

At the city council meeting Wednesday (Nov. 28), Ward 12 Councillor Joscelyne Landry-Altmann introduced a notice of motion calling for the establishment of a municipal heritage advisory group.

Homeless get a haircut

BY BILL BRADLEY If you are homeless, it's time to get spruced up, for free. Once again this year, Lorraine's Hair Styles at 66 Elm St. will be giving the homeless a free haircut or styling Monday from 9 am to 5 pm, said organizer Bill Moore.

Residents invited to learn about energy efficiency

The City of Greater Sudbury is providing opportunities for residents to learn how to be more energy efficient and how to save money on their energy bills.

International Day of Disabled Persons celebrated Monday

To mark the International Day of Disabled Persons on Monday (Dec. 3), the Independent Living Resources Centre is hosting an awareness celebration in the foyer of Tom Davies Square from 11 am to 1:30 pm.

City endorses health and safety campaign

BY TRACEY DUGUAY There were 594 lost-time injuries recorded by local companies registered with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) in the last year, costing $58 million dollars in direct and indirect costs.

Unique design planned for fire-damaged Pioneer Manor

BY TRACEY DUGUAY It’s going to cost $8.8 million to replace the sections of Pioneer Manor that were destroyed or damaged by fire last year.
Niceforo performs at Canadian Blood Services campaign launch

Niceforo performs at Canadian Blood Services campaign launch

Joey Niceforo performed at the Sudbury Blood Donor Clinic to launch the Canadian Blood Services Brighten a life campaign across Northern Ontario.
Extreme cold weather alert in effect

Extreme cold weather alert in effect

The Elgin Street Mission is announcing an extreme cold weather alert on behalf of Centre de Sante Communautaire de Sudbury.

Overnight parking restrictions begin Dec. 1

In preparation for the coming winter, the City of Greater Sudbury is reminding motorists there is no parking on any roadway, highway, laneway or side street between the hours of midnight and 7 am, starting Saturday, Dec. 1.

Draft budget projects 4.7 percent tax increase

BY TRACEY DUGUAY The city’s draft 2008 budget is translating into a 4.7 percent tax increase, which means about an extra $93 on the property tax bill of a ratepayer with a home assessed at $120,000. The increase in city taxes in 2007 was 4.2 percent.