Thursday, June 29, 2017


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...
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...
ST. PETER’S: The face of this Richmond County community is now permanently changed, with the opening of a new two-lane swing bridge over the official link between the Bras d’Or Lake and the Atlantic Ocean.   Vehicle traffic officially began crossing...
ANTIGONISH: A show of solidarity and unity, along with elements of defiance, unfolded at StFX University on Friday evening, six nights after violence at a Quebec City mosque took six lives and left 19 others injured. The auditorium at the...
PORT HASTINGS: Local schools have seen “a substantial jump” in the number of international students attending classes in the area, leaving the Strait regional school board (SRSB) with the highest year-over-year increase in the entire Nova Scotia International Students...
CREIGNISH: As a teenager, the younger version of Hugh MacDonald contemplated a career in the RCMP because, in his words, it would allow him to “get the pretty girls and wear the fancy uniform.”   Today, as he wraps up his...
MULGRAVE: Council is seeking legal advice in regards to the town’s water treatment facility. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Town of Mulgrave, Mayor Ralph Hadley said the town looking at taking legal action in hopes...
DARTMOUTH: At the recent Assembly of First Nations (AFN) regional monthly meeting attended by all Mi’kmaq Chiefs in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Morley Googoo’s appointment as AFN Regional Chief was renewed to 2020. The appointment came as a result of...
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...
EVANSTON: Just over four months after a long-awaited expansion to the Strait-Richmond Hospital's renal dialysis unit, patients and doctors alike are hailing these developments and hoping for further advancements in the treatment of kidney-related issues experienced by Strait area...
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