Friday, September 20, 2019

MacIntosh acquitted of failing to register as sex offender

MONTREAL, QC: The Crown Prosecutor’s office here has decided not to proceed with charges of failing to register as a sex offender...

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...

Water reservoirs run dry in Inverness County

PORT HOOD: The already down-on-its-luck water and waste water system in Inverness County was done no favours by the category 2 hurricane that recently...

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...

Pirate Days in St. Peter’s

Photos by Dana MacPhail-Touesnard -- Richmond Villa residents and visitors who gathered outside for a pet parade were treated to a belly-dancing performance as well.

Local farms take part in Annual Open Farm Day

HALIFAX: Farmers across the province opened their farms to the public for the 18th annual Open Farm Day last Sunday. Over 30 farms welcomed thousands of Nova...

Diocese ordains new deacons

ANTIGONISH: The Diocese of Antigonish will ordain eight new deacons at a ceremony Friday (September 20) at 4 p.m. in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish. The deacon...

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...


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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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