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Town council meetings to feature public question period

PORT HAWKESBURY: A new tradition took hold at last week’s regular meeting of town council, which ended with the introduction of a public question period for residents in attendance. A recommendation from...

Inverness County considers airport funding

PORT HOOD: John Dowling, the Inverness County councillor looking after district 6, has some questions he’d like answered about his municipal group’s funding for the Port Hawkesbury Airport. Dowling is also a...

Coyote complaints continue – CAO

PORT HAWKESBURY: With coyote sightings continuing through the fall and early winter, town officials here are examining the possibility of partnering with Nova Scotia’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to educate...

U15 Saints win Super Series tournament

PORT HAWKESBURY: It was a battle for sure, but the Strait Area Saints U15 Girls rallied to beat the Cape Breton Attackers for the top spot at last weekend’s Super Series...

Capers U18 girls take second at Volleyball Super Series

PORT HAWKESBURY: The Capers U18 squad battled to the championship final of the Volleyball Nova Scotia Super Series held last weekend at the SAERC gym, and the local girls came just...

Town worried about future of medical centre

MULGRAVE: Board members are hoping to get word from the province on the town’s medical facility. Last week, Mayor Ralph Hadley said the chair of the Mulgrave Medical Centre called an emergency...

Guysborough reports on meeting with health department

GUYSBOROUGH: The warden said a recent meeting with the province’s health department was positive. On January 19, Municipality of the District of Guysborough Warden Vernon Pitts met with representatives with the Nova...

Fostering interest in girls hockey

PORT HAWKESBURY/LOUISDALE: Brian Tracey likes what he sees in terms of the interest young girls are showing in the Strait-Richmond Novice/Atom Girls team, a new addition to the local minor hockey...

Pirates drop Miners to lock down playoff berth

PORT HAWKESBURY: The Junior Pirates not only nailed down a playoff berth last Friday night, but the maroon and white did so while sending a message to their first round opponent. “It...

Historical society wants names to go with faces

PORT HAWKESBURY: Members of the Port Hastings Historical Society are planning to spend time at the Port Hawkesbury Shopping Centre during February on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons with a sample of...

L’Arche Cape Breton outlines mandate

IRON MINES: Members and friends gathered at L’Arche Cape Breton’s Founders Chapel on Friday to celebrate their new four-year Community Mandate, and to affirm executive director Mukthar Limpao in his role...

Antigonish joins National Day of Action

ANTIGONISH: They want their voices heard now and on Election Day. Around 15 residents took part in Antigonish’s version of Canada’s National Day of Action for Electoral Reform on February 11. Carrying signs...

Reeves Street plan going to government

PORT HAWKESBURY: A new conceptual plan for a major overhaul of Reeves Street is only days away from reaching the provincial and federal governments, following a recent round of joint discussions...