Friday, August 18, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: A native of Princeville and her business partner in Montreal have launched a major upgrade of four local apartment buildings, with the hope of moving in tenants as early as February. Danita Rooyakkers and her partner Attila Tolnai,...
POTLOTEK: A local student is receiving praise for her quick thinking in helping keep a fellow student safe. On March 10, East Richmond Education Centre student Zophia Nicholas helped stop her friend Amaya Johnson from choking in the classroom. “I was...
ARICHAT: A new gaming and hobby shop is hoping to make its mark in the community. New business owner Cody Pardy is hoping a recent uptick in demand for board games and other hobby materials will lead to success with...
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...
SYDNEY: A man facing a number of sex-related charges is due in court early next month. Major Gullickson, of Ranni Crescent in Sydney, faces three charges of sexual interference, one count of invitation to sexual touching, three counts of sexual...
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...
INVERNESS COUNTY: It’s a tale of two rings and two very different opinions. “I can’t tell you how many times customers have come up to me and said, ‘do you realize that someone else is selling Cape Breton rings at...
OTTAWA: An Isle Madame native gained national acclaim for her role as an educator. Denise Gotell, originally from Arichat, was recently named one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals for her work at St. Thomas More School in Ottawa. She was one of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Taking a page from reality television, organizers of a new contest are looking to draw new business to town. On July 1, the Eastern-Strait Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) and the Town of Port Hawkesbury launched Start-Up Port Hawkesbury,...
Monastery, Nova Scotia - Antigonish District RCMP are actively searching an area in Monastery after receiving a call at 9:30 a.m. Saturday of an abandoned vehicle on the East Tracadie Rd at Barrios Beach. Attempts to locate the owner were unsuccessful,...
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