Monday, January 22, 2018


STRAIT AREA: Mother Nature decided to flex her muscles last week. A string of snow days forced closures across the Strait area between February 10 and February 17. Environment Canada meteorologist Bob Robichaud said weather spotters in the Antigonish area...
WAYCOBAH: The search of a home in this community resulted in the seizure of drugs and possession charges against two people. On February 16, the Street Crime Enforcement Unit of Inverness District RCMP searched a Waycobah First Nation residence, following an...
PORT HOOD: As president of Galloping Cows Fine Foods, Joanne Schmidt knows a thing or two about success in the business world, and that entrepreneurial spirit was complimented recently as she was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the...
ANTIGONISH: The RCMP is asking for public assistance in locating Jacob Spin, 24, of Monastery. Spin was last seen prior to 10 p.m. last evening when he left his home on the Old Mulgrave Road in Monastery. He is described as a...
NORTH GRANT: Antigonish District RCMP is investigating a house fire that occurred just after 8 p.m. on Glenda Crescent last evening. Preliminary investigation has determined that a 76-year-old resident of the home died. The fire was reported by neighbours. The RCMP...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s incoming Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) has confirmed that two municipal staff positions have been eliminated as the result of an organizational review of the county’s operations that got under way this past spring. Louis Digout, who assumed...
PORT HASTINGS: Police laid drug trafficking charges against two people from Ontario following a traffic stop last week. On July 20, just after noon, an RCMP officer stopped a vehicle on Highway 104 in Port Hastings because the driver was...
BREAKING: Atlantic Lotto is asking Strait area residents to check their Lotto 6/49 lottery tickets. A ticket sold in Richmond County for the October 19 draw of Lotto 6/49 is worth $1,000,000. Details on the prize winner(s) will be released as...
HALIFAX: Arthur J. LeBlanc will be installed as the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia on Wednesday, June 28. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in the Red Chamber, Province House, 1726 Hollis Street, Halifax. The ceremony will be broadcast live on...
WHYCOCOMAGH: Some of the newest residents of Inverness County introduced themselves to locals at The Farmer’s Daughter last Saturday. “Everyone’s fitting in well,” said Sandee MacLean, who runs the general store and bakery in Whycocomagh with her sister, Heather Coulombe. “When...
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