Thursday, December 14, 2017


WHYCOCOMAGH: Some of the newest residents of Inverness County introduced themselves to locals at The Farmer’s Daughter last Saturday. “Everyone’s fitting in well,” said Sandee MacLean, who runs the general store and bakery in Whycocomagh with her sister, Heather Coulombe. “When...
LOUISDALE: Over the last six weeks, students in Career Development 10 and Production Technology 10/11 made items for the Richmond Education Centre/Academy Christmas Craft Fair on December 5. “Many of the students are enrolled in the O2 program, but...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Community leaders put their heads together on Wednesday of last week as the Heart and Stroke Foundation, along with its partners, hosted a Walkable Communities Workshop at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. “The Heart and Stroke Foundation has...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Pet owners across the Strait area now have a new option to find food, toys, supplies and even a cleaning service for their animal friends. The Port Hawkesbury Shopping Centre’s new PetValu franchise officially opened its doors on...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With food bank usage in Nova Scotia jumping by 20 per cent over the past year, food banks in the Strait area are getting a hand from two long-running grocery chains in addition to community groups and...
ANTIGONISH: Justice was the theme but everyone had a different take. Last week, StFX University teamed with the McKenna Centre for Leadership and The Xaverian Weekly to present the John C. Friel X Talk on Justice as part of the...
D’ESCOUSSE: A Richmond County resident has received a special honour from Elections Nova Scotia (ENS), to commemorate 54 years of service that landed him the unofficial title of Canada’s longest-serving electoral officer. Shortly after participating in what was likely his...
ANTIGONISH: They won. On December 5, Aviva Canada announced Housing for Hope in Antigonish as one of the $100,000 winners in the Aviva Community Fund contest. Housing for Hope, which won in the community development category of the contest, is an...
PORT HOOD: Anyone visiting Port Hood these days is likely to notice hammers swinging as local businesses have taken advantage of a funding program that looks to make sure the coastal community is a prettier place. The Port Hood facade...
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