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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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City could save $4M a year closing old arenas, reducing parkland, KPMG report states

City could save $4M a year closing old arenas, reducing parkland, KPMG report states

KPMG review earmarks 10 ways city can reduce operating costs
Report: Sudburians pay less for gas than most northerners, but more than Ontario average

Report: Sudburians pay less for gas than most northerners, but more than Ontario average

Greater Sudbury city council will hear how the system works Jan. 20
City to write off $500K in rents from social housing units

City to write off $500K in rents from social housing units

City to write off $500K in rents from social housing units
Council unhappy with 'buffet' of staff options to spend infrastructure tax

Council unhappy with 'buffet' of staff options to spend infrastructure tax

Report recommended spending 1.5% levy on Pioneer Manor beds, phase 2 of Lorne Street repair
Former sprinter details sex assaults, attacks that began when she was 15

Former sprinter details sex assaults, attacks that began when she was 15

Blinded by promises of Olympic glory, she said track coach David Case built her up, then tore her life apart
Special fund aims to ensure everyone can enjoy Kivi Park

Special fund aims to ensure everyone can enjoy Kivi Park

Pay-it-forward passes paid for by private donors aim to remove financial barriers
Where to spend Sudbury's 1.5% special tax? So many projects, so little money

Where to spend Sudbury's 1.5% special tax? So many projects, so little money

Some options are Pioneer Manor redevelopment and Lorne St./MR 55 improvements
Rough start to winter a challenge for snow removal

Rough start to winter a challenge for snow removal

October storms, contractors and cul-de-sac complaints make start for a tough introduction to winter 2019-2020
LPAT rejects local firm's claims over expropriated land

LPAT rejects local firm's claims over expropriated land

Wanted $760K for Junction Creek property, but LPAT settles on about $8K
<updated>Year in Review: </updated> Completion of Maley Drive extension top city story of 2019

Year in Review: Completion of Maley Drive extension top city story of 2019

Year in review: Completion of Maley Drive extension top city story of 2019