Monday, June 26, 2017


ST. PETER’S: After 24 years at the home of its originator, Marion MacLeod-Stone, the Glad Tidings Christmas Shop has headed up the road to share space with one of the village’s newest businesses. Diddle’s Café and Bakery, which opened in...
LOUISDALE: Richmond County seniors had the opportunity last week to refresh their driving skills and learn from each other with the 55 Arrive Alive driving program. On June 2, the 55 Arrive Alive program – first offered in January -...
ANTIGONISH: Nine months into its first major fundraising campaign, the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation (SMRHF) has reached 61 per cent of its target but is showing no signs of slowing down. Launched last September with the aim of creating...
ANTIGONISH: The federal government is helping a local community group build affordable housing units. Last week, the federal government, through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s seed funding program, offered $81,095 in funding for the second phase of the Riverside...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With Caregivers Awareness Month now in the books, a representative of Caregivers Nova Scotia (CNS) is hoping her latest Strait area workshop will help local caregivers plan ahead for issues that may arise in the months and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Getting groceries can be a chore, especially for with a special needs child, but the folks at the Port Hawkesbury Superstore are looking to make the endeavour much easier. “It’s not something everyone thinks about,” said Superstore customer...
TROY: Offering consumers an alternative to box store inventory is a recently opened store just a few minutes down Route 19 from the Canso Causeway. Needful Things Antiques, Collectables and Pawn is now open for business. “The ‘pawn’ part I’m...
ANTIGONISH: A long time community leader passed away last week. Former Antigonish County Warden Russell Boucher passed away on May 22. The 65-year-old has been serving as warden since 2012 and served as a councillor in the community for 32...
PORT HAWKESBURY: On a morning that saw many marking the 25th anniversary of the Westray mine disaster, Kathy Betts found herself recalling an unpleasant memory of her own, in front of local community college students and staff. Betts arrived at...
Ever since he was a kid, Josh Lewis dreamed of being a sportswriter. He grew up in Crapaud, a tiny hamlet on the south shore of PEI, between Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge. Although he decided to take political studies at...
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