Friday, January 18, 2019
INVERNESS: The health authority has responded to criticism after a local doctor resigned recently. St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish and the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital in Inverness lost general surgeon, Dr. Jeannie MacGillivray following her resignation after multiple years...
STRAIT AREA: In the midst of a federal cabinet shuffle, two parliamentary secretaries took a tour of the region and one of them announced funding for a major piece of tourism infrastructure. Sean Fraser, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town councillors have decided they will wait for more information before making a decision on a motion about the Destination Reeves Street Project. Blaine MacQuarrie, Port Hawkesbury’s newest town councillor who was elected during a special election in...
PAQTNKEK: Providing safe access and creating economic opportunities for the Paqtnkek First Nation in Antigonish County, Exit 36-B, a new interchange on Highway 104 was constructed - allowing access to the southern roads of the community for the first...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A new hotel may be coming to Port Hawkesbury. The hotel developer the town has been working with for the past several months visited Port Hawkesbury on December 17. Cushman and Wakefield is conducting a hotel feasibility study...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Properties in Port Hawkesbury are worth more in 2019 than they were in 2018, according to their annual assessment. The town’s finance director, Erin MacEachen unveiled the assessment on January 8, which saw a 1.43 per cent increase...
HALIFAX: Mulgrave is one of seven municipalities across the province facing financial challenges that has to come up with action plans for the Department of Municipal Affairs based on their 2017 assessment results. The request for the plan is based...
RICHMOND COUNTY: Motorists are advised of delays on the Lennox Passage Bridge in Isle Madame. The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal said deck repairs will be taking place on the bridge tomorrow. There will be four, 20-minute closures beginning at...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Six years after its re-opening, Port Hawkesbury Paper LP (PHP) continues to significantly contribute to the economy of Nova Scotia with total expenditures exceeding $1 billion since the mill was re-opened in 2012. In the fall of 2018,...
PORT HOOD: The spirit of Christmas giving extended into the New Year for Inverness County Council as the municipal unit green-lit three funding requests and wrote off inactive tax accounts late last week. The biggest ticket item was an allocation...
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