Wednesday, June 20, 2018


ANTIGONISH: The exhibition grounds came up during a recent joint council meeting. During a joint council meeting last week, Antigonish Town and County council members discussed the lease of the Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition (ENSE) grounds. Antigonish Mayor Laurie Boucher said...
ST. PETER’S: Volunteers at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 47 have put their money down to assist veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by supporting a unique program that matches service dogs with soldiers. “We had a little...
GUYSBOROUGH: A local municipality and the Chamber of Commerce are not happy with proposed changes to the province’s Municipal Government Act (MGA). On March 8, the Province of Nova Scotia introduced Bill 85 to amend Chapter 18 of the Municipal...
ARICHAT: A lower speed limit could soon take shape on a portion of Highway 206 in Petit de Grat, if Richmond County’s municipal councillors are able to get the ears of the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal...
GUYSBOROUGH: A local council meeting became a bit heated following a presentation from a community group last week. During a committee of the whole meeting for council of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough on April 4, members of...
HALIFAX: The Premier of Nova, the minister of health and the MLA for Cape Breton-Richmond are not satisfied with the level of palliative care for patients in the Strait area. On April 17, the children of the late Marie Elizabeth...
ANTIGONISH: County council is hoping the province will allow them to remove a whale carcass from a local beach. During last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, councilor Gary Mattie mentioned receiving...
HALIFAX: The recent weather has delayed the RCMP dive team’s efforts to locate a missing man. On February 5, RCMP attended the location of the search for Patrick MacDonald, as the plan was to have the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team...
MULGRAVE: The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) has greenlit an application from the Town of Mulgrave to increase the cost of water over the next three years. “We have a big increase in water rates, and I’m not...
ST. PETER’S: The final round of upgrades to the two-lane highway connecting St. Peter’s to Sydney should wrap up later this year, with two levels of government committing a combined $6.52 million towards the remaining 6.2 kilometres of the...
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