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School bus operator checks fleet

School bus operator checks fleet

Algoma's largest school bus operator was checking its fleet and holding a seminar for drivers Wednesday after a dual wheel fell off a Bawating bus last week.

Expansion approved for O'Aces Bar

Overuling chief administrative officer Joe Fratesi and planning director Donald McConnell, City Council has approved an expansion of O'Aces Bar and Cafe at Queen Street East and Gore.
U.S. Customs gets three new officers

U.S. Customs gets three new officers

Three new inspectors will be assigned to U.S. Customs Services in Soo, Michigan, the Detroit News is reporting today.
Ontario public service workers vote on contract

Ontario public service workers vote on contract

More than 800 Sault Ste. Marie members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) will vote later this month on a contract offer from the Ontario Government.
Olympic pairs skating medalists to visit Soo

Olympic pairs skating medalists to visit Soo

The Chinese skaters who won bronze medals behind Canada's Jamie Sale and David Pelletier at Monday night's controversial Olympic pairs competition will perform Apr. 18 at Sault Memorial Gardens.
Wheel falls off Bawating school bus

Wheel falls off Bawating school bus

Officials of the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Laidlaw Transit Inc. are trying to determine why a wheel fell off a school bus delivering students from Bawating Collegiate and Vocational Institute.
Algoma to get 'virtual' high school

Algoma to get 'virtual' high school

The Algoma District School Board is entering the world of E-learning in a big way, trustees learned last night. "We've done a lot of planning.
Casino dollars to recruit doctors

Casino dollars to recruit doctors

City councillors voted unanimously Monday night to contribute $353,000 in windfall revenue from the Sault charity casino to a "war chest" to recruit physicians.
No left turns at Canadian Tire, Tim Horton's

No left turns at Canadian Tire, Tim Horton's

Soo motorists beware -- as of Monday night police have authority to ticket you for making a left turn onto McNabb Street from the Canadian Tire parking lot.
City investigates holiday shopping

City investigates holiday shopping

Sault City Councillors agreed Monday night to investigate the possibility of wide-open holiday shopping, even on Christmas, Good Friday and Easter.