Sunday, April 30, 2017


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...
IRON MINES: An announcement by the provincial government last Friday means that L’Arche Cape Breton is one step closer to having its members enjoy a community centre of their own.   “The Gathering Space has been a dream of L’Arche Cape...
STRAIT AREA: Three municipal units and two First Nations communities joined forces last week for an initiative designed to provide local children with a solid start. Joined by representatives from Waycobah and Wagmatcook First Nations, Port Hawkesbury Town Council, Victoria...
OTTAWA: A local man was part of a national ceremony over the weekend. Port Hawkesbury native Sergeant Stewart MacDonald, 91, was in Ottawa last weekend as part of an official Government of Canada delegation participating in events commemorating the 100th...
ANTIGONISH: The town is looking at mixing it up when it comes to its commercial fringe areas. Brynn Nheiley, planning and development officer with the Town of Antigonish, took the lead on a public input session looking at options to...
INVERNESS: What is happening to the forests in Nova Scotia? That was the question posed at the panel discussion taking place on April 2 at the Inverness Fire Hall. The event was hosted by the Inverness County Chapter of the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With business booming and employee numbers on the rise, a long-time Reeves Street restaurant is getting applause from the mayor and town officials for its upgraded façade, innovative new services and further expansion plans. Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Several different practitioners of stress-reduction activities from around the Strait area descended on St. Mark’s United Church Hall last weekend, for an evening of workshops and public awareness about the courses and services available around the region...
ANTIGONISH: The organizers of Riverside Estates held an open house last weekend to officially christen four new affordable housing units on a site located just outside the town boundaries. The Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS) welcomed several visitors and community...
ARICHAT: The priest overseeing Isle Madame’s Roman Catholic parishes is “looking to the silver lining” in the early days of an effort to preserve Our Lady of Assomption (OLA) Church in Arichat, less than a month after warning a...
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