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Capreol Days running dry?

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] There?s been a beer tent at Ella Lake during Capreol Days for 40 years, but this year organizers say they are caught up in too much red tape from the city.

Most LED lights Ok

LED lights have been in the news recently because some of the energy saving lights have been subject to recall.

Centre will close if funds aren?t found

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] Twenty-four-year-old Jamie Holmes loves working at Sudbury?s Independent Living Resource Centre.

Emergency medical team arrives in Sudbury

Greater Sudbury's transition from emergency response to sustainable care of Kashechewan residents continued over the weekend as 168 of the 243 evacuees were moved into area motels.

Sudbury has high smog levels in winter: study

BY JASON THOMPSON A lot of environmental changes have taken place in Greater Sudbury in the past 50 years; our lands are greener, our lakes are clearer and according to a recent report, our air is cleaner.

Friends holding fundraiser

The friends of a man injured in a diving accident are holding a fundraising event to help him during his recovery. Robert Poirier, who works at the Sudbury plant of Brake Parts Canada, dove off a dock and struck bottom in late July.

Revised clean air program to start in new year

Changes to Ontario?s Drive Clean program that exempt newer vehicles from the program will mean savings in time and money for families, Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci in a news release.

Mission needs donations

The Elgin St. Mission at the Samaritan Centre urgently needs a working commercial-sized fridge and is seeking cash donations to purchase one. There are other things the Elgin St. Mission needs on a regular basis.

Noon-hour newspaper protest

Sudbury Star newspaper guild members staged a one-hour protest on Wednesday against Osprey Media for establishing call centres in Niagara Falls and Sarnia, which they claim will result in local job losses.

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