Wednesday, September 18, 2019

MLA, NDP criticize lack of back-up communication during Hurricane Dorian

ST. PETERS: As clean-up and restoration efforts wind down, the former Progressive Conservative - now Independent MLA for Cape Breton-Richmond - says it could...

Greg MacRae Memorial at Civic Centre

Hockey at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre is back, as last Saturday night the Greg MacRae Memorial SAERC Hockey Alumni Game...

Sting goes 1-2 at provincials

PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait Area Sting hosted the U13 A Division 5 provincials on the weekend of August 31, and the hosts went 1-2...

Guysborough County fisherman fined, gets day fishing suspension

HALIFAX: A local fisherman was one of 35 harvesters convicted last spring under the Fisheries Act. On April 14, Gary...

MacQuarrie wants to know why safety elements of Destination Reeves Street...

PORT HAWKESBURY: The construction for Destination Reeves Street is progressing well but town councillors are questioning why certain previously agreed-upon safety elements...

Local priest appointed to Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

HALIFAX: For the first time, two consumer advocates have been appointed to the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. The appointees are Louisa Horne...

Special guests help diocese celebrate 175th anniversary

ANTIGONISH: The Diocese of Antigonish welcomes two special guests in its celebration to close a year of honouring its 175th anniversary. The diocese is hosting a Clergy Day...

StFX offers a warm welcome

ANTIGONISH: Over a thousand students, parents, relatives and friends were greeted with a warm welcome to celebrate StFX’s new incoming Class of 2019. The StFX Students’ Union enthusiastic...

Take back the night

ANTIGONISH: Messages of resilience and support for survivors of sexualized violence will be gathered in the days leading up to the annual Take Back The Night march, scheduled for Thursday, September...

‘50% Local September Celebration’

SYDNEY: This September is a time to celebrate local in Cape Breton and pledge to source 50 per cent of shopping from local sources. The “50% Local...

Teddy Bear Picnic at Cleveland Church Museum

Contributed photos -- One-year-old Laine Fougere of Cleveland is held while Sunshine Sue does her thing on August 18 in Cleveland. Jayloh Gillis, 5,...

86th annual Johnstown Milling Frolic

Photos by Dana MacPhail-Touesnard -- During the Johnstown Milling Frolic - which includes a craft sale, bingo and snacks – Andrew Cameron was one of the Gaelic speakers...

Annual River Bourgeois Festival

Photo by Dana MacPhail-Touesnard -- The high school friends that made up the main characters of “1974 Nostalgia” gathered for some adult beverages before a high school dance....


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Raising awareness of overdoses

Last week, people who use substances, community organizations, health care professionals, and families recognized International Overdose Awareness Day. It’s a time to remember, and...




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