Sunday, April 30, 2017


Fleury speaks out

ANTIGONISH: A former NHLer is helping others heal by sharing how he was hurt. Motivational speaker, author, survivor, and former pro puckster Theo Fleury was in Antigonish last week to offer a pair of talks on topics close to his...
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...
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...
ANTIGONISH: Twinning and tolling were the main topics of conversation at a public meeting last week. On March 2, the Claymore Inn in Antigonish hosted a public consultation session on highway twinning. The meeting was scheduled for February but was...
ST. PETER’S: The final round of upgrades to the two-lane highway connecting St. Peter’s to Sydney should wrap up later this year, with two levels of government committing a combined $6.52 million towards the remaining 6.2 kilometres of the...
ARICHAT: A longtime Roman Catholic priest who devoted most of his life to community improvement across the Strait area was laid to rest this week. Fr. John Joseph “J.J.” MacDonald - whose 62 years in the priesthood saw him serving...
MABOU: A celebratory feeling was in the air last Thursday as the Alexander Doyle Public Library was officially opened. “Our goal is that the library fosters the cultural life of the area that it serves, and in this part of...
ANTIGONISH: It’s a success story on more than one level. Thanks in no small part to some international advertising from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who mentioned Antigonish’s Peace By Chocolate while at the United Nations, demand for the local treats...
ANTIGONISH: A former Prime Minister is praising StFX University’s commitment to aboriginal development while insisting that the federal government, and Canadians in general, must take the concerns and communities of indigenous Canadians seriously. Paul Martin, who held the country’s top...
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...
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