Congratulations to our recent winners:
Kenny Chesney performed a surprise concert for 500 people on Friday night. He played 23 songs at the Athens, Georgia Theatre. CMT filmed the concert for their new show ”Instant Jam”.
Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg married this past weekend. Also, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt wed last Saturday in France at their private chateau.
Construction and Friday’s heavy rainfall have forced the closure of the George Leach Centre until at least Sunday. Updates will be made available at www.algomathunderbirds.ca or on Algoma U’s Facebook page. People can also call 705-949-2301 on Sunday to check on the status of the centre.
PUC water customers are reminded that the Unidirectional Flushing (UDF) Program is continuing in the east and west ends of the city. Customers are encouraged to visit the PUC website at www.ssmpuc.com for regular updates and to see a map(s) of the flushing area.
It was announced at Wednesday’s PUC Board meeting that the utility will be taking action to address aging infrastructure. It will do that by borrowing 10 million dollars from Infrastructure Ontario — without increasing rates for customers that were already set until 2016. PUC President and CEO Domenic Parella advises that the 10 million will not be the last time the PUC will borrow…
Cable-and-internet giants Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. are partnering to launch a new streaming-video service, set to debut in November.
The subscription on-demand service — called shomi — will feature 14,000 episodes and titles, 11,000 hours of TV shows and more than 1,000 movies. Users will be able to access the service on a computer, tablet, mobile device, Xbox 360 and cable set top boxes.
Sault Transit will be using a detour route over the next three days. Starting Tuesday, the outbound and inbound Riverside bus will NOT be servicing stops between Elizabeth Street and Boundary Road due to construction on Shannon Road through Thursday, August 28th. The full detour route is as follows: