PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council was paid a visit by a former Port Hawkesbury Town Councillor who, as a business man running Janega Engineering, has some concerns regarding land development regulations in the municipality. Janega pointed out that over the...
WHYCOCOMAGH: A Cape Breton business with a unique plan for recruiting new employees continues to draw interest from people around the world. In 2016, Heather Austin and her sister Sandee MacLean, co-owners of The Farmer’s Daughter Country Market, decided to...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was changed from the version which was posted last week to correct a quote from Warden Brian Marchand. ARICHAT: The Warden of Richmond County and the head of the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) are...
WHYCOCOMAGH: Councillor John Dowling announced some good news at last Thursday’s session of Inverness Council regarding Strait Area Transit (SAT), the local busing service for which Dowling sits as chair. “This will tie everything together: Richmond, Inverness, Port Hawkesbury, and...
L’ARDOISE: On July 7, the L’Ardoise General Store celebrated a grand re-opening under new ownership. It’s now being rebranded as Cotie Convenience. In June, Michelle Cotie of Lower L’Ardoise purchased the business, which is located near the busy fishing area...
HALIFAX: Proposed changes to the province’s Municipal Government Act (MGA) continue to attract opposition in the Strait area. Last week, the provincial government gave second reading to Bill 85, which would amend Chapter 18 of the MGA respecting Cape Breton...
ANTIGONISH: It was a first for the town and it left a big impact. The recent municipal election in the Town of Antigonish was the first municipal election in the area to feature e-voting. Mayor Carl Chisholm said approximately half of...
PORT HASTINGS: A traffic stop yesterday resulted in members of Inverness District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit arresting a man and a woman for drug offences. The traffic stop occurred on Highway 19 in Port Hastings  at approximately 3:45 p.m....
HALIFAX: Five universities across Nova Scotia, including StFX and Université Sainte-Anne, launched legal action yesterday against the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The five universities seek a declaration that the NSTU’s work-to-rule job...
ANTIGONISH: Ridership numbers for Antigonish Community Transit have shown steady growth since the program was officially launched in 2015. “Our ridership numbers are increasing way beyond what we ever anticipated, so we’re really thrilled by things,” said Dale Bogle, Antigonish...
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