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Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger attended his first ribbon-cutting event for a new subdivision Wednesday, as he helped Dalron Homes officially introduce its new Villages of Montrose subdivision in New Sudbury.“It's always encouraging to see new development within the community,” Bigger said. “It's a very exciting day for Dalron and the citizens of Sudbury.”The developer pur...

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Aug 27, 2015

Swimming advisory lifted at Capreol Beach

The Sudbury and District Health Unit advises that it has lifted its advisory against swimming at Capreol Beach. File photo

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has removed the signs advising people against swimming at the C...

Aug 27, 2015

Meeting Elsa: Camille is going to get her wish

Camille Gaudette will get to meet Elsa, from the Disney film "Frozen," as well as many other Disney characters after Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario granted her wish this week. Photo by Arron Pickard

For years, young Camille Gaudette and her mom, Natalie Genereux, considered medical trips to Ottawa ...

Aug 27, 2015

El Nino vs. Blob: An icy, warm winter is coming

With Super El Nino and the Pacific Blob duking it out, an Environment Canada climatologist said winter could average five degrees warmer than usual this year, raising the risk of ice storm like the one that hit Quebec and Eastern Ontario in 1998. File photo.

Sudburians sad to see summer wind down take heart: There's a good chance this winter will be one of ...

Aug 27, 2015

Two families, one disease, no cure ... yet

Michel Leroux (left), Josée Belanger-Leroux, Joanne Perreault, Gates Perreault with one of the buckets from the ALS ice bucket challenge held at Belanger Ford-Lincoln on Aug. 4. The families are working together to raise awareness and funds for stem cell research in their fight against ALS. Photo by Matt Durnan.

A pair of Sudbury families have joined together in an effort to advance stem cell research that will...

Aug 27, 2015

Greater Sudbury's cheapest gas: 110.9

You can find 110.9 gas at a couple of stations in the city today. Supplied photo.

Gas prices in Greater Sudbury have remained roughly stable over the past day or so, although more ga...

Aug 26, 2015

Sun and warmth return for Thursday

Thursday's forecast is calling for a mix of sun and cloud with a high of 22. File photo.

Is that you Mr. Sun? Yes your eyes are not playing tricks on you, the sun is making its way back to ...

Aug 26, 2015

Cruise on over to A&W tomorrow afternoon

A&W will host their seventh annual Cruisin to End MS day tomorrow across the country. A&W franchise Owner Suzanne Gaudreault and Deputy Mayor Joscelyne Landry-Altmann will be at the Long Lake A&W at 2404 Long Lake Rd. Supplied photo.

Need an idea for lunch on Thursday? Why not head over to A&W where your lunch can help out a good ca...

Aug 26, 2015

Dalron unveils New Sudbury development

Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger and Dalron Homes president Ron Arnold cut a ribbon Wednesday to introduce Dalron's new Villages of Montrose subdivision. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger attended his first ribbon-cutting event for a new subdivision Wednesday, ...

Aug 26, 2015

Eat great food and help the hospital at Joie de Vivre

The Joie de Vivre event Sept. 17 will raise funds for Health Sciences North's simulation lab, which is expected to move to a new centre in the spring. File photo.

Sudbury's Gregorini family plans to celebrate the past 20 years of Italian culture and food in Sudbu...

Aug 26, 2015

Pioneering research targets children with cystic fibrosis

NEO Kids and the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada are teaming up to study how to prevent infections in children who have cystic fibrosis. Supplied photo.

New research at Health Sciences North could help people with cystic fibrosis (CF) better live with t... Video:

Aug 26, 2015

Traffic update: Broken water main on St. Anne Road

Rail track and road repairs will result in lane closures on Falconbridge Road, just south of the intersection at Lasalle Blvd., starting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 7 a.m. to Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 4 p.m. File photo.

Updated 4:55 p.m.Motorists are advised that the westbound curb lane on St. Anne Road near the Notr...

Aug 26, 2015

Seat held by ratchet strap: Plate scanner's first culprit

Greater Sudbury Police Service Const. Rick Carr demonstrates the automated licence-plate scanner now equipped in one of the service’s vehicles. The system costs about $45,000 per vehicle, and can scan 3,500 plates an hour using three cameras — one each on the back and front, while one on the side scans parked cars as officers patrol an area. Photo by Arron Pickard

After more than two years of planning, Greater Sudbury Police unveiled its licence plate scanning pi...

Aug 26, 2015

In the market for a 3D scanner? Here's your chance

Clickmox President Naeem Ahmed shows off one of the company's scanners. Clickmox has expanded their product line for marketing and sales beyond the mining industry. YouTube screen capture.

Sudbury-based tech company Clickmox has taken to Kickstarter to raise not only funds, but awareness ...

Aug 26, 2015

13 new IHSA grads prepare to enter workforce

Thirteen Line Crew Ground Support Training Certificate graduates were recognized as at their graduation on Aug. 21. The graduates are (in no particular order) Marcel Echum, Patrick Payette, Jericho Pettifer, Jarrod Riley, Renell Debassige, Jan Michael Eddy, Danielle Grenier, Julien Krasowski, Joshua Moore, Davy Moses, Steve Reid, Cole Rivard, Joshua Stevens. Supplied photo.

On Aug. 21, the achievements of 13 Line Crew Ground Support Training Certificate graduates were reco...

Aug 26, 2015

Ontario drops $338K to expand carpenter training

A nearly $400,000 investment from the province's NOHFC will help build a 3,500 sq. ft. Addition on a training centre in Azilda. Supplied photo.

Ontario is investing in the expansion of a training centre in Azilda to help skilled tradespeople ac...

Aug 26, 2015

Big Apple meets Big Nickel for girls-only cancer fundraiser

The Canadian Cancer Society is bringing a night of chic style, cocktails and dancing to Sudbury with Girls Take…NYC cocktail party on Oct. 22. Supplied photo.

The Canadian Cancer Society is bringing a night of chic style, cocktails and dancing to Sudbury with...

Aug 26, 2015

Mourning Johanna: Family turning tragedy into action

Johanna De Longhi and Devin Shyminsky were married at Bryston's On The Park in Copper Cliff on June 20, 2009. De Longhi died of suicide three years later, on Aug. 31, 2012. She was 26. Supplied photo.

The North East Suicide Prevention Network invites friends and family members who have lost loved one...

Aug 26, 2015

Hooray! Gas prices continue downward slide

Most gas stations in Greater Sudbury are down to a price of about 112.6. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury's gas prices have fallen once again over the past day. The city's lowest gas price i...

Aug 25, 2015

Cool and cloudy day ahead for Wednesday

Overcast and cool for Wednesday and the thermostat will hit single digits in the evening. File photo.

Chilly weather will continue on Wednesday, but the rain should be on its way out.Wednesday will be m...

Aug 25, 2015

Liberals commit to major investments for veterans - Lefebvre

Sudbury Liberal candidate Paul Lefebvre says that Liberals are committed to delivering the future we owe our veterans. File photo.

In a news release sent out on Aug. 24, Sudbury Liberal candidate Paul Lefebvre says that Liberals ar...

Aug 25, 2015

Want to advise Greater Sudbury city council? Here's how

The deadline to apply for a number of city of Greater Sudbury advisory panel positions is fast approaching. Deadline is Sept. 4 at 4:30 p.m. File photo.

Positions are still available on a number of Greater Sudbury citizen advisory panels.These panels pr...

Aug 25, 2015

Chelmsford CSCNO school names VP for 2015-16

The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) has announced the appointment of Mélanie Leblanc as interim vice-principal at École Alliance St-Joseph in Chelmsford for the 2015-2016 school year. File photo.

The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) has announced the appointment of Mélanie L...

Aug 25, 2015

Traffic update: Elgin Street closed tomorrow

The intersection at Elgin Street and Ste. Anne Road in Sudbury will be closed on Wednesday, Aug 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for installation of a new light post. Detours will be marked. Police will be on site, directing traffic. File photo.

The intersection at Elgin Street and Ste. Anne Road in Sudbury will be closed on Wednesday, Aug 26 f...

Aug 25, 2015

Whitewater Lake beach re-opened after water scare

The Sudbury and District Health Unit announced today that it is once again safe to swim at Whitewater Lake Park Beach. File photo

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has removed the signs that advised against swimming at Whitewat...

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