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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald covers city hall, politics and provincial affairs for Northern Life and Sudbury.com. Follow him on Twitter @DarrenMacD. He can be reached by email at dmacdonald@sudbury.com.

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Montpellier, Vagnini confident as harassment investigation begins

Montpellier, Vagnini confident as harassment investigation begins

Say they were only speaking the truth during controversial fire optimization process
Conservation authority seeks budget increase

Conservation authority seeks budget increase

Group wants the staff to update floodplain maps that haven't changed since the 70s
Casino, motorsports group confirm support for Kingsway site

Casino, motorsports group confirm support for Kingsway site

City council to be asked to approved design strategy for Kingsway Entertainment District on Wednesday
Tear down Sudbury Arena, report recommends

Tear down Sudbury Arena, report recommends

Convention centre, library and art gallery would be built on the site in new, $63M facility
City unemployment rate dips to 6%, but jobs disappear

City unemployment rate dips to 6%, but jobs disappear

Fewer people looking for work keeps rate down, but 1,600 jobs have disappeared in last 12 months
Imagining a less congested Lasalle Boulevard

Imagining a less congested Lasalle Boulevard

With Maley Drive project expected to reduce traffic, city planners look to make roadway cyclist, pedestrian friendly
If not brought under control, milfoil will render some lakes unusable within a few years

If not brought under control, milfoil will render some lakes unusable within a few years

Innovative technique will see invasive plant covered in biodegradable burlap
License plate scanner leads to hundreds of charges

License plate scanner leads to hundreds of charges

Police report outlines advantages, drawbacks of using the new technology
<updated>Bribery trial Day 2:</updated> Olivier admits he knew no money, specific job offer was made to him

Bribery trial Day 2: Olivier admits he knew no money, specific job offer was made to him

Says he had an 'unfair advantage' over others if open nomination called because he had sold memberships for the June 2014 election
Thibeault: Money for Hwy. 69 is still there

Thibeault: Money for Hwy. 69 is still there

But negotiations with First Nations, environmental assessments taking more time than expected