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School has new playground equipment

The children of Copper Cliff and area are the big winners now that a new playground structure is open at Copper Cliff Public School. The new structure was unveiled to the public Thursday evening at the public school, located at 50 School St.

Gravelle gets NDP nod in Nickel Belt

Failed city council candidate Claude Gravelle will be representing the New Democratic Party for Nickel Belt riding in the upcoming federal election.

Provincial Parks ready and waiting

BY BILL BRADLEY [email protected] Although the weather is not expected to be great, those who want to go camping will find vacancies at local provincial parks the holiday long weekend.

Laurentian to have new residence in 2006

Laurentian University's Board of Governors have approved the detailed planning of a new, 225-bed student residence on campus. Final approval for construction will be given once the tendering process has been completed.

Progressive Canadian Party announces Nickel Belt candidate

The Progressive Canadian Party, which was formed after the merger between Canada's two main right-wing parties, is fielding a candidate in Nickel Belt.

Broken watermain in Valley East

The city is warning residents of Val Caron, Blezard valley, Azilda and Chelmsford to be on the look-out for discoloured or low pressure water following the break of a major watermain under municipal road 80.

Kash community services team makes history

Marking a historical moment in Canadian history, members of Kashechewan First Nation are taking control of their evacuation process with the creation of a special service team in Greater Sudbury.

New homeowners ?poor?

According to a Decima Research survey conducted for BMO Bank of Montreal, 16 percent of recent first-time homebuyers find payments are difficult to manage, or that they consider themselves to be ?house poor.

Racetrack Slots employees vote on joining union today

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] About 90 employees at Sudbury Racetrack Slots will decide today whether to join the United Steelworkers of America (USWA).

Killarney no longer under boil water advisory

Sudbury & District Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, has lifted the boil water advisory for all residents of the Village of Killarney. The boil water advisory has been in effect since April 14, 2003.