Wednesday, December 13, 2017


ANTIGONISH: An event on the local campus was an attempt to get the business community together. Last week, StFX University’s Keating Millennium Centre played host to the Antigonish Business Forum organized by the Town of Antigonish, the Municipality of the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: While the future of the Nova Scotia – Campeche International Leadership Camp (NSCILC) may be uncertain, three Grade 11 students from different parts of the Strait regional school board (SRSB) catchment area are likely to remember their...
JOHNSTOWN: With Canada’s 150th birthday only weeks away, this Richmond County community has joined the Bras d’Or Lake portion of the country’s first nationwide trail system. A Saturday morning ceremony saw the official debut of Johnstown Landing, which provides a...
ST. PETER’S: After 24 years at the home of its originator, Marion MacLeod-Stone, the Glad Tidings Christmas Shop has headed up the road to share space with one of the village’s newest businesses. Diddle’s Café and Bakery, which opened in...
LOUISDALE: Richmond County seniors had the opportunity last week to refresh their driving skills and learn from each other with the 55 Arrive Alive driving program. On June 2, the 55 Arrive Alive program – first offered in January -...
ANTIGONISH: Nine months into its first major fundraising campaign, the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation (SMRHF) has reached 61 per cent of its target but is showing no signs of slowing down. Launched last September with the aim of creating...
ANTIGONISH: The federal government is helping a local community group build affordable housing units. Last week, the federal government, through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s seed funding program, offered $81,095 in funding for the second phase of the Riverside...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With Caregivers Awareness Month now in the books, a representative of Caregivers Nova Scotia (CNS) is hoping her latest Strait area workshop will help local caregivers plan ahead for issues that may arise in the months and...
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...
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...
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