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Mayor says he's going to Regina, anyway

Mayor says he's going to Regina, anyway

Three days after City Council threw a wet towel on John Rowswell's proposed junket to Regina, the Mayor revealed today that he's determined to visit the Saskatchewan city anyway. As SooToday.com reported earlier this week, not one of Sault Ste.
School board will co-operate with any Thomas inquiry

School board will co-operate with any Thomas inquiry

Civil litigation is pending in the Gordon Thomas sex case, Algoma District School Board Director of Education Ray DeRosario confirmed today.
Teachers not overworked, board insists

Teachers not overworked, board insists

With local elementary school teachers poised for a strike vote on Saturday, officials of the Algoma District School Board insist they're being asked to work no more hours than their counterparts at other local boards.
Toxic emissions raise cost of Greenwood cremator

Toxic emissions raise cost of Greenwood cremator

The cost of a new cremator being built at Greenwood Cemetery has risen 67 percent, largely because of more stringent air-emission standards set by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment.
After the snow, the sandman cometh

After the snow, the sandman cometh

After the snow melts this spring, accumulations of winter sand on the streets of Sault Ste. Marie are expected to be 20 to 30 per cent more than last year, says Patrick McAuley, the City's Commissioner of Public Works and Transportation.
Brent St. Denis gets a job

Brent St. Denis gets a job

Algoma-Manitoulin MP Brent St. Denis has been chosen chair of the Northern Ontario Liberal Caucus for a one-year term effective immediately.
Give peace a (second) chance

Give peace a (second) chance

Sault Ste. Marie peace activists are planning a second anti-war march for Saturday, March 8. The event, intended to protest any Canadian military involvement in a war against Iraq, will start on Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m.
School board to issue statement on Gordon Thomas case

School board to issue statement on Gordon Thomas case

The Algoma District School Board announced tonight that it will issue a public statement on the Gordon Thomas sex case on Thursday. The statement will be made at 11 a.m. at the board offices, Director of Education Ray DeRosario said.
War clouds scuttle class trips

War clouds scuttle class trips

One trustee called it "fear-mongering." Another saw it as "jumping at shadows.
Vinnie Greco, Ray DeRosario announce retirements

Vinnie Greco, Ray DeRosario announce retirements

A number of key personnel will be retiring at the end of this school year from the Algoma District School Board, trustees learned tonight.