Saturday, May 27, 2017


ARICHAT: The chair of a community-based committee overseeing the operations of Isle Madame’s largest house of worship is confident that repairs to Our Lady of Assomption Catholic Church can be carried out within the timeline set out by the...
PETIT DE GRAT: With this community’s parish hall now re-opened following upgrades that occurred during a two-month closure period, the pastoral unit overseeing the Roman Catholic Church’s Isle Madame operations and assets is hoping to reach an agreement regarding...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The level of local cooperation and the natural advantages of the Strait of Canso were common themes, as members of the region’s business community gathered for a general update and a pep talk. The Strait Area Chamber of...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s municipal councillors have signed a declaration to promote sound environmental practices but are stressing the need to balance green-friendly activities with economic development. Councillors voted unanimously at their latest regular meeting in Arichat to back a draft...
OTTAWA: The Port Hawkesbury Municipal Airport will experience its first major expansion in several years this coming summer, with three Inverness County natives directly involved in the new ownership group setting up shop at the Port Hastings facility over...
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...
HAVRE BOUCHER: Local fishermen had the chance to bone up on some safety rules last week.  On March 21, the North of Smokey Fishermen’s Association hosted a town hall meeting at the Havre Boucher Community Centre. The fishermen’s group invited...
ANTIGONISH: The town is looking to change its water rates. On April 19, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board hosted a public hearing regarding a request from the Town of Antigonish to amend the water rates and charges for...
ANTIGONISH: On May 18, the federal government announced over $162,000 in funding for the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association (AWRCSASA) to aid in funding the association’s bystander intervention project. Central Nova MP Sean Fraser made the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A long-desired transfer of land from the provincial government to town ownership and a federal-provincial contribution to a major overhaul of water and sewer systems along two town streets were among a series of announcements made Friday...
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