Wednesday, December 13, 2017


ANTIGONISH: A long time community leader passed away last week. Former Antigonish County Warden Russell Boucher passed away on May 22. The 65-year-old has been serving as warden since 2012 and served as a councillor in the community for 32...
PORT HAWKESBURY: On a morning that saw many marking the 25th anniversary of the Westray mine disaster, Kathy Betts found herself recalling an unpleasant memory of her own, in front of local community college students and staff. Betts arrived at...
Ever since he was a kid, Josh Lewis dreamed of being a sportswriter. He grew up in Crapaud, a tiny hamlet on the south shore of PEI, between Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge. Although he decided to take political studies at...
GUYSBOROUGH: Visitors to a local brewery had the chance to peek behind the curtain and see how the magic is made. Authentic Seacoast Distillery and Brewery opened its doors on May 6 to take part in Nova Scotia Craft Beer...
ARICHAT: The chair of a community-based committee overseeing the operations of Isle Madame’s largest house of worship is confident that repairs to Our Lady of Assomption Catholic Church can be carried out within the timeline set out by the...
PETIT DE GRAT: With this community’s parish hall now re-opened following upgrades that occurred during a two-month closure period, the pastoral unit overseeing the Roman Catholic Church’s Isle Madame operations and assets is hoping to reach an agreement regarding...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The level of local cooperation and the natural advantages of the Strait of Canso were common themes, as members of the region’s business community gathered for a general update and a pep talk. The Strait Area Chamber of...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s municipal councillors have signed a declaration to promote sound environmental practices but are stressing the need to balance green-friendly activities with economic development. Councillors voted unanimously at their latest regular meeting in Arichat to back a draft...
OTTAWA: The Port Hawkesbury Municipal Airport will experience its first major expansion in several years this coming summer, with three Inverness County natives directly involved in the new ownership group setting up shop at the Port Hastings facility over...
PORT HOOD: As president of Galloping Cows Fine Foods, Joanne Schmidt knows a thing or two about success in the business world, and that entrepreneurial spirit was complimented recently as she was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the...
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