Saturday, May 27, 2017


PORT HOOD: For the second consecutive month, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) has determined that every school within one of its feeder systems should remain open. Cheers and applause filled Port Hood’s Bayview Education Centre (BEC) during a special...
ANTIGONISH: Police are looking for the suspects involved in an armed robbery at a pharmacy in the town. Yesterday afternoon at 1:35 p.m., a man entered a pharmacy in Antigonish, approached the pharmacy counter, showed the pharmacist a gun tucked...
PORT HAWKESBURY: On a morning that saw many marking the 25th anniversary of the Westray mine disaster, Kathy Betts found herself recalling an unpleasant memory of her own, in front of local community college students and staff. Betts arrived at...
GUYSBOROUGH: The warden says jobs are key to retaining the area’s young people. Recently released results from Statistics Canada relating to last year’s census show the average age of Canadians is 41 and the average age of Nova Scotians is...
GUYSBOROUGH: Work is underway for a new recreation centre. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG), Warden Vernon Pitts said workers are already on site and working on the Chedabucto...
Ever since he was a kid, Josh Lewis dreamed of being a sportswriter. He grew up in Crapaud, a tiny hamlet on the south shore of PEI, between Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge. Although he decided to take political studies at...
HALIFAX: The recent arrival in Nova Scotia of a convicted sex offender who had previously stated his desire to return to his former hometown of Antigonish has attracted RCMP attention on a provincial and local level. Gavin Sean Griffiths, 31,...
JAMES RIVER: A driver from Newfoundland was charged with stunting this morning. At 10 a.m. today, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling at a very high rate of speed west bound on Highway 104 in James River. The vehicle was clocked at...
ANTIGONISH: The head of a local university said he sees changes on the horizon but wants to keep the same intimate feel. Last week, StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald offered a talk about the expectations for the university over the...
MULGRAVE: A trio of candidates is vying for a pair of seats on town council. Three people, Bob Russell, Michael Shaw, and Tanya Snow all filed nomination papers to run for the two vacant seats on Mulgrave Town Council. The...
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