Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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 rolled through the area. Lengthy power outages that started for most communities on...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Nova Scotia’s Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture was in the area last week to improve communication and cooperation between fisheries groups in the province. On September 4, Keith Colwell hosted an information session at the...
HALIFAX: A local fisherman was one of 35 harvesters convicted last spring under the Fisheries Act. On April 14, Gary Colin Negus of Isaac’s Harbour was fined $500 and given a day’s prohibition from lobster fishing...
ANTIGONISH: As Nova Scotia moves towards becoming a more environmentally stable province, one low cost option is a Photovoltaic (PV) solar system. Late last month, the largest PV solar system in the Town of Antigonish was installed...
PORT HAWKESBURY: During the summer months, the Town of Port Hawkesbury moved forward on a number of safety improvements around their community park. “Council felt it was essential to move the crosswalk from its present location, which...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Officials in Port Hawkesbury passed a motion to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for an inter-municipal Information Technology (IT) service, while also approving a $5,000 line item for consultation efforts. During the town’s regular...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The construction for Destination Reeves Street is progressing well but town councillors are questioning why certain previously agreed-upon safety elements are being left out from the final design. During Port Hawkesbury’s regular...
WAYCOBAH: A week after a woman was charged with attempted murder following an incident in Waycobah last month, two other suspects remain in custody. Following a bail hearing in Antigonish Provincial Court on August 29, Joshua Lindsay...
PORT HAWKESBURY: More than a week after it hit, the cleanup of Hurricane Dorian is slowing down. Last weekend, Nova Scotia's Emergency Management Office (EMO) thanked Canadian Forces members for their assistance in the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The cleanup of Hurricane Dorian continues. As Nova Scotia Power and telecommunications companies like BellAliant and EastLink reconnected more customers on Wednesday, there were still many residents without power throughout Inverness, Richmond, Guysborough, and Antigonish counties.
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