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Police chief calls for better security at East-West game

Police chief calls for better security at East-West game

No officer of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Force filed a report indicating pepper spray was used at last week's Chroshuk East-West football game, Police Chief Bob Davies tells SooToday.com.
Meet the new hires at the public school board

Meet the new hires at the public school board

You've seen most of their faces around town, but these people all have new, high-profile jobs with the Algoma District School Board.
Bumper crop of kids, schools add kindergarten classes

Bumper crop of kids, schools add kindergarten classes

Faced with 167 more junior and senior kindergarten students than it expected, the Algoma District School Board is adding additional kindergarten classes in six schools. New senior kindergarten classes will be added at F. H.
Mr. Collins enters the fray

Mr. Collins enters the fray

Jason Collins of Third Line West was one of three candidates to file nomination papers Tuesday for the November 10 civic elections. Collins (shown) is one of six candidates running for Ward 6 councillor.
Why you'll have a conniption Wednesday morning

Why you'll have a conniption Wednesday morning

In view of the panic caused by the bomb threats and fireworks and sirens of the past week, we thought you should see this news release, issued at 4:38 p.m. Tuesday by the U.S.
WestJet departure is low-key affair

WestJet departure is low-key affair

Twenty-one months after its first plane landed in Sault Ste. Marie, WestJet's final departure will be a low-key affair at 4:30 this afternoon. Today's Flight WS72 to Hamilton will be the airline's last.
Judge flies into destructive rampage <b>(new photos)</b>

Judge flies into destructive rampage (new photos)

Ontario Court Justice James Greco embarked on a sledgehammer-swinging tear today at Algoma University College, as the post-secondary institution broke ground for its new $6.1 million Information Communication Technology Centre.
Council agrees to establish finance committee

Council agrees to establish finance committee

Sault Ste. Marie City Council agreed last night to establish a special finance/audit committee to review the City's budget and oversee the annual audit process. The new committee will include three City councillors.
City Council demands more long-term care beds

City Council demands more long-term care beds

Sault Ste. Marie City Council is demanding 25 additional long-term care beds from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. After hearing a presentation last night by Dr.
Lafreniere Trucking dispute runs out of gas

Lafreniere Trucking dispute runs out of gas

A long-standing feud over the Claude Lafreniere Trucking site at 309 Fifth Line East has fizzled into insignificance.