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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.
Bear Invasion 2002: the worst is yet to come

Bear Invasion 2002: the worst is yet to come

If you think we've had a lot of bears in the City so far this year, we've got bad news for you. The worst is yet to come. That's the word from Dennis Monaghan (shown), the man retained by the City of Sault Ste.
Bridge Bus change may be illegal, City Manager says

Bridge Bus change may be illegal, City Manager says

The Bridge Bus between the twin Saults plans to stop accepting Canadian currency on July 1, a move that's quite possibly illegal, says Spencer Nebel, City Manager of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. "Virtually every business in both Saults accepts U.S.
Why Suzanne Hanna keeps potted dandelions

Why Suzanne Hanna keeps potted dandelions

Weeds, says Suzanne Hanna, can be a gardener's best friend. That might sound odd coming from the president of the Sault Ste.
John Rowswell's $5,230 tax break

John Rowswell's $5,230 tax break

You already know that Mayor John Rowswell gets a $42,148 honorarium from the City. And if you're a reader of SooToday.
Lake Street closed starting Monday

Lake Street closed starting Monday

Starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, Lake Street will be closed between Trunk Road and Wellington Street East, for major road reconstruction.