Monday, August 20, 2018
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...
MONASTERY: A looming provincial deadline for a decision on the future of the Strait regional school board’s public-private-partnership (P3) facilities has led the board to fast-forward its school review schedule. The board originally planned to conduct a review of the...
RIVER BOURGEOIS: People got the chance to have their say about highway twinning and tolls. On February 22, the Tara Lynne Community Centre in River Bourgeois hosted a public consultation regarding the province’s twinning feasibility study. Attendees shared a number of...
ANTIGONISH: It was an evening of learning about education and what it means to people. Last week, StFX’s Schwartz auditorium played host to “Hope and Education: Four Perspectives on the Power and Potential of Education,” the first installment of the...
ANTIGONISH: Police arrested and charged a man, who drove to a detachment to have a friend released from custody, with impaired driving. Just before 5 p.m. on March 13, police located an intoxicated 27-year-old man from Roachville, Guysborough County at...
ARICHAT: The municipality is starting the process of formally closing former landfill sites. During a special meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on August 1 in Arichat, Public Works director Chris Boudreau received council’s approval for up $60,000 to undertake engineering...
JUDIQUE INTERVALE: Antigonish RCMP confirmed that the search for 32-year-old Jason William McGrath was suspended at sunset last evening. On July 9, Jason McGrath left the Cape George area of Antigonish County around noon, in a kayak. The kayak and a lifejacket were located...
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...

Helping Rwanda

ANTIGONISH: Some local helpers need your assistance. A volunteer organization out of Antigonish called A Partnership in Caring Society (APICS) is looking to bring aid to Rwanda next February as part of the group’s annual aid visit. Established in 2010,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Last week, Celtic Air Services announced that the Port Hawkesbury Airport will host Air Show Cape Breton on May 30. The event will feature the Canadian Force’s Snowbirds 431 Air Demonstration Squadron. David Morgan, president of Celtic Air...
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