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P-Patch residents say church grounds are party hangout

P-Patch residents say church grounds are party hangout

25 residents of Pinemore Blvd. and Princeton Drive have asked City Hall to help clean up what they claim are dangerous and disgraceful conditions on the grounds of St. Gerard Majella Church.
Friendship Centre board survives nonconfidence vote

Friendship Centre board survives nonconfidence vote

The board of directors of the Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre survived a nonconfidence vote Thursday night. A motion to throw out the board fell six votes short of the two-thirds majority needed for it to pass.
Small businesses can now use special waste depot

Small businesses can now use special waste depot

The City's Household Special Waste Depot can now be used by small businesses.
Saultites support smoke-free workplaces

Saultites support smoke-free workplaces

Ninety percent of Saultites would support a bylaw requiring all workplaces to be smoke-free, according to a survey conducted for Take Heart Algoma, a coalition of agencies with a interest in cardiac health.
Bridge officials to review bus currency switch

Bridge officials to review bus currency switch

Phillip Becker came to Monday night's City Council meeting to invite everyone to this weekend's annual Bridge Walk.
Memorial Gardens gets puck netting, maybe beer

Memorial Gardens gets puck netting, maybe beer

Two months after refusing a request by Ward 6 Councillor Frank Manzo for end-zone puck screening at Memorial Gardens, City Council has reversed itself.
Tony Ryma spins windmill idea

Tony Ryma spins windmill idea

An important part of political life is knowing which way the winds are blowing. Ward 2 Councillor Tony Ryma believes they're blowing in the direction of an alternative energy source for the City. In particular, Ryma's interested in Sault Ste.
Carpenters nail City at Labour Relations Board

Carpenters nail City at Labour Relations Board

The cost of a concrete sewer overflow tank being built by the City at Bellevue Park just went up as much as $200,000, after the Ontario Labour Relations Board ruled against the City and in favour of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and the Labour
Authorities back down on Bridge Bus plan

Authorities back down on Bridge Bus plan

The Bridge Bus will accept Canadian currency after all, SooToday News has learned. Meeting today at the Ojibway Hotel in Sault, Michigan, the Joint International Bridge Authority (JIBA) decided to back down on its plan to accept only U.S.
Brandt accuses mayor of hiding transpolar crash

Brandt accuses mayor of hiding transpolar crash

Sault Ste. Marie's transpolar air cargo initiative is "taking a crash-landing," Ward 3 Councillor Derik Brandt charges. Concerned that the project is going nowhere, Brandt is accusing Mayor John Rowswell of "holding information to yourself.