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Councillors reject further transpolar initiatives

Councillors reject further transpolar initiatives

Sault Ste. Marie City Council voted last night to halt any further activity on Mayor Rowswell's transpolar cargo initiative, despite extensive efforts by the Mayor to get the resolution watered down.
Council prepares for spending cuts next year

Council prepares for spending cuts next year

Sault Ste. Marie councillors agreed last night to have City staff prepare an expenditure reduction plan to ward off what would otherwise be a significant property tax hike next year.
Mark B. honours City Hall with his presence

Mark B. honours City Hall with his presence

Mark Brown, advised last month that he'll be charged with trespassing if he returns to the Civic Center without permission, showed up in the City Council chambers Monday night, toting a video camera. SooToday.
Vaudry, Manzo expected back at next Council meeting

Vaudry, Manzo expected back at next Council meeting

For three consecutive Council meetings, including the annual budget session, Ward Six voters have been without representation at City Hall. That's expected to change by the time of Council's next meeting, Mayor John Rowswell said Monday night.
Young people heckle National Day of Mourning

Young people heckle National Day of Mourning

A National Day of Mourning ceremony outside the Sault Ste. Marie Steelworkers Hall was heckled by at least three groups of young people late this morning.
Understanding Loon Dunk: by Marshall Muckloon

Understanding Loon Dunk: by Marshall Muckloon

Are the news media giving you the straight goods about the City's proposed development of 80 acres of land at Leigh's Bay Road and Base Line? We've heard Frank Manzo's version of the facts.
English prof's challenge to Sault audience: 'Rrumpfftilffto?'

English prof's challenge to Sault audience: 'Rrumpfftilffto?'

"Grimm glimm gnimm bimbimm," York University English professor Christian Bök told an audience at Algoma University College last night. "Dedesnn nn rrrrr, ii ee, mpiff tillff toooo," the Griffin Prize-winning poet said, adding: "Pe pe pe pe pe.
Blue-chip Saultites collaborate to keep our kids in town

Blue-chip Saultites collaborate to keep our kids in town

Local lawyer Michael O'Neill has come up with a grand scheme to keep Sault Ste. Marie's youth from leaving town. His plan will be presented on Monday night to City Council, which is expected to add its stamp of approval.
Residents lose bid to oppose truck route

Residents lose bid to oppose truck route

Six Sault residents have lost their bid to get a higher-level environmental assessment on the City's proposed truck route between the International Bridge and Second Line East.
Cost of nuisance bear control goes up 47 percent

Cost of nuisance bear control goes up 47 percent

The company that handled nuisance bears last year for Ojibway Park and Garden River and Batchewana First Nations is expected to get a $22,000 contract from the City of Sault Ste. Marie on Monday. Chi Makwa Enterprises of Sault Ste.