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Most people know William Cole as the owner of the Bitter Bill's ice cream parlours in Sudbury and Val Caron.But the business owner recently tried something different — penning a novel. Cole said he didn't even tell his family when he started writing. “It just kind of started to flow,” he said. “I didn't know if I would finish it. I didn't tell even my wife until I was...

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Apr 26, 2015

OneRepublic rocks Sudbury Arena (13 photos)

OneRepublic played Sudbury Arena on April 25. Photo by Marg Seregelyi.

Sudbury Arena was packed full of OneRepublic fans Saturday.OneRepublic, with special guest Lights, e...

Apr 26, 2015

NISA's spring art show focuses on stories of recovery

NISA client Terry Pretz created this portrait of NISA program co-ordinator Kaarina Ranta. The agency's spring art show takes place May 4-8. Supplied photo.

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Apr 25, 2015

Springfest entertains sold-out crowd

Dr. Gerry Bakker sings at Springfest at St. Andrew's Place on April 24 for Springfest. Photo by Marg Seregelyi.

A sold-out Springfest provided plenty of entertainment April 24 at St. Andrew's Place.Opening the co...

Apr 24, 2015

Ice cream scoop to pen: Bitter Bill writes novel

Sudbury's William Cole is the author of “Love Lonely,” a recently-published novel. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

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Apr 24, 2015

Sudbury salutes the last Pop Up Concert on Thursday

The final concert in the Pop Up Concert series gets underway April 25 at the Salute on Armstrong Street. It will be enhanced by the tunes of Brittany Goldsborough, bassist from the Sudbury Symphony and singer/guitarist Suzanne Halet. Supplied photo

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Apr 23, 2015

Fashion Fair turns 40 and fabulous

Fashion Fair co-owners Sheila Bracken and Jocelyne Tait are celebrating the store's 40th anniversary. Photo by Arron Pickard.

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Apr 23, 2015

Free up your afternoon for Capt Canuck!

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Apr 23, 2015

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Paul Brandt co-headlines a Sudbury Arena concert with Dean Brody Oct. 13. Supplied photo.

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Apr 23, 2015

Sudbury Sec's Camp Rock: The Musical starts tonight

Head to Sudbury Secondary School April 23-25 for Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical. The musical is based on the hit Disney Channel movie franchise: Camp Rock and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. Supplied photo.

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Apr 23, 2015

Science North on the lookout for vendors

Science North is now accepting submissions for vendors for its Canada Day festivities. File photo.

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Apr 22, 2015

Even on a snowy spring day, we found smiles! (20 photos)

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Apr 22, 2015

Video: A cute negotiation at the bird feeder

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Apr 22, 2015

Local bands need your votes to get into Searchlight finals

 Murder Murder, along with fellow local band Carden Cove, is among the 10 Northern Ontario acts vying to get into the national Searchlight finals. Supplied photo.

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Apr 22, 2015

Draw! Pistolwhips at the Townehouse on May 21

Saskatoon's The Pistolwhips hit the stage at the Townehouse on May 21. Photo supplied

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Apr 21, 2015

Fine Italian food and French music: A night out for moms

Need an idea for Mother's Day? Don't worry. Ristorante Verdicchio has you covered. Supplied photo

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Apr 21, 2015

City's talent shines in farce of Italian proportions

Sophia Fabiilli and Sudbury's own Alessandro Costantini act out a scene in Sudbury Theatre Centre's "In Piazza San Domenico." Photo by Arron Pickard.

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Apr 21, 2015

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Sophia Perlman and Terra Hazelton team up for the April 23 edition of the Dinner & A Show series at the Motley Kitchen. Photo supplied

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Apr 20, 2015

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Check out Vesperia at Little Montreal on April 24. Supplied photo.

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Apr 20, 2015

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Apr 19, 2015

'Antibirth' film shoot contributed $1.2M to local economy

A film called “Antibirth” has been shooting in the Greater Sudbury area over the last few weeks. Producer David Anselmo said the shoot contributed $1.2 million to the local economy. Supplied photo.

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Apr 19, 2015

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St. David School kindergarten student Ethan McNichol and Grade 12 Marymount student Hailey Hastie enjoy the opportunity to read together. Supplied photo.

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Apr 19, 2015

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Apr 19, 2015

Cambrian College tops for employer satisfaction

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Apr 19, 2015

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