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City considers fast-tracking action on eyesore properties

City considers fast-tracking action on eyesore properties

Those who think the City's been overusing its powers to clean up private property will want to follow Monday's meeting of City Council.
Taiwanese official visits to explore transpolar

Taiwanese official visits to explore transpolar

A Taiwanese official will be in the Sault Tuesday and Wednesday for preliminary discussions about the possibility of linking into the City's transpolar initiative.
Mill manager appointed at St. Marys Paper

Mill manager appointed at St. Marys Paper

A local employee has been promoted to the top job at the Sault's St. Marys Paper Mill. Marc Dube was formerly woodlands manager at the Sault operation. He also was interim mill manager for the past year.
Smoke Free petition reaches half-way point

Smoke Free petition reaches half-way point

A petition aimed at convincing City Council to prohibit smoking in all enclosed public places and workplaces is half-way to its goal of collecting 10,000 signatures before Oct. 22. The Sault Ste.
More than you'll ever want to know about the Ward 3 applicants

More than you'll ever want to know about the Ward 3 applicants

How many more courses does Bryan Hayes have to take before he's a Certified General Accountant? What local convenience store was John Pountney managing last year? What does Mike Matthews' minister say about his abilities as a Sunday School teacher? I
Woman injured in core-area rollover

Woman injured in core-area rollover

A 78-year-old woman suffered serious injuries today in a noon-hour accident in the core area. Police report the woman's car was westbound on Wellington Street East at East Street when she lost control and hit two concrete flower boxes.
15 candidates for Derik Brandt's Council seat

15 candidates for Derik Brandt's Council seat

Can a chiropractor straighten out Sault Ste. Marie City Council? Or maybe we need an Algoma Central Railway conductor to keep them on track? After Wednesday's 4:30 p.m.
Sault Ste. Marie honours Frank Manzzutti

Sault Ste. Marie honours Frank Manzzutti

City staff scrambled to get the new Manzzutti memorial plaque under wraps when our photographer showed up Wednesday at Roberta Bondar Marina, but the pestilent fellow insisted on snapping this picture anyway.
West Nile Virus confirmed in Algoma

West Nile Virus confirmed in Algoma

It's now official. The Algoma Health Unit has today confirmed the arrival of West Nile Virus.
Protesters march on Indian Friendship Centre

Protesters march on Indian Friendship Centre

A small group of protesters marched up East Street to the Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre this afternoon, demanding increased emphasis on traditional ways and answers to allegations of nepotism and staff and elder abuse.