Thursday, January 18, 2018


CREIGNISH: A much loved clergyman is stepping down. After 66 years of dedicated service, Father Hughie D. MacDonald, who recently turned 93, made the decision to retire. “I feel fine but I think I’m not quite as mobile as I used...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The winner of a recent entrepreneurship contest is moving ahead with plans to open her new business. After the Town of Port Hawkesbury’s January council meeting, Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton gave an update on the winner of the Start-Up...
PORT HOOD: With rumours circulating that Cabot Golf is looking to open a third course in the area of West Mabou Beach Provincial Park, members of Inverness Municipal Council mulled over what position they ought to adopt if they...
HALIFAX: Last week, the Commission on Effective Electoral Representation of Acadian and African Nova Scotians released a report and recommendations after visiting a number of Acadian and African Nova Scotian communities across the province. The commission came back with 29...
PORT HOOD: There’s no place in the world Canadians would rather visit than Cape Breton Island. That news was brought to the attention of Inverness County officials on January 8, when the municipal unit was visited by Mary Tulle, the...
PORT HOOD: Councillors from Inverness County are looking forward to chatting with the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, Lloyd Hines, regarding a number of issues throughout the municipality. “We’re paying money to clear the roads, but nobody comes...
PORT HOOD: With a number of power outages and winter storms troubling county residents, Inverness’ municipal councillors mulled over what can be done to make life in the county a little more pleasant during the winter months. Specifically, two winter...
WHYCOCOMAGH: A local First Nation’s community received an economic boost from the federal government. Last week, the federal government announced $545,000 in non-repayable contributions for two projects at Waycobah First Nation. The projects involve expanding the local steelhead trout growing...
INVERNESS COUNTY: Water woes recently left taps and toilets dry in the communities of Inverness, Mabou, and Port Hood, but Inverness Warden Betty Ann MacQuarrie said the municipality’s public works department was quick to respond to the matters. “It happens,...
ANTIGONISH: A local university was one of the stops for a religious relic making a journey across the country. The arm of St. Francis Xavier is making stops in Canada as part of a pilgrimage organized by the Archdiocese of...
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