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Public school board approves $114 million budget

Public school board approves $114 million budget

The Algoma District School Board gave final approval Tuesday night to a $113.6 million budget that will cut into its reserve funds by $3.75 million.
Trustees want Searchmont school closed

Trustees want Searchmont school closed

It's been a good-news, bad-news kind of week for tiny Searchmont. First, the community learned on Monday that Searchmont Resort had returned to profitability.
Our waterfront correspondent has one drink too many

Our waterfront correspondent has one drink too many

You know you've had a drop too many at Docks Riverfront bar & grill when the frogman comes out of the river and frolics with the moose. We sent our intrepid waterfront correspondent home early Wednesday night to sleep this one off.
Full list of retiring employees of public school board

Full list of retiring employees of public school board

The Algoma District School Board held its annual staff recognition dinner on Monday night. SooToday.
Brady Irwin and the bear

Brady Irwin and the bear

It was June 3, a Monday night blissfully free of City Council meetings. Ward 2 Councillor Brady Irwin decided to spend the evening at Wishart Park with his wife Martha, their five-year-old Camille and their three-year-old Rory.
Bill Sroka asks City to stop killing of dogs, cats

Bill Sroka asks City to stop killing of dogs, cats

Bill Sroka, whose first dog was killed by the Nazis and rendered into soap, is asking City Council to stop the euthanasia of cats and dogs at the Sault Humane Society. "I've had seven dogs in my life.
Searchmont Resort pays its debts, clears $30,000

Searchmont Resort pays its debts, clears $30,000

Searchmont Resort has paid off its creditors and turned a $30,000 profit, Sault Ste. Marie City Council was told Monday night.
Management changes at Algoma Steel

Management changes at Algoma Steel

Glen Manchester, a 25-year veteran at Algoma Steel, has been promoted to senior vice president in charge of corporate development.
Unions want in on $7 million Bellevue Park project

Unions want in on $7 million Bellevue Park project

The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) will be asked to rule on whether members of the Labourers International Union and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters must be used on a $7 million sewer overflow tank being built by the City in Bellevue Park
City releases resurfacing program for 28 streets

City releases resurfacing program for 28 streets

The City's public works and transportation staff has released details of planned resurfacing work on 28 low-traffic roads.