Thursday, January 18, 2018


OTTAWA: A local man was part of a national ceremony over the weekend. Port Hawkesbury native Sergeant Stewart MacDonald, 91, was in Ottawa last weekend as part of an official Government of Canada delegation participating in events commemorating the 100th...
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...
INVERNESS: What is happening to the forests in Nova Scotia? That was the question posed at the panel discussion taking place on April 2 at the Inverness Fire Hall. The event was hosted by the Inverness County Chapter of the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With business booming and employee numbers on the rise, a long-time Reeves Street restaurant is getting applause from the mayor and town officials for its upgraded façade, innovative new services and further expansion plans. Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Several different practitioners of stress-reduction activities from around the Strait area descended on St. Mark’s United Church Hall last weekend, for an evening of workshops and public awareness about the courses and services available around the region...
ANTIGONISH: The organizers of Riverside Estates held an open house last weekend to officially christen four new affordable housing units on a site located just outside the town boundaries. The Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS) welcomed several visitors and community...
ARICHAT: The priest overseeing Isle Madame’s Roman Catholic parishes is “looking to the silver lining” in the early days of an effort to preserve Our Lady of Assomption (OLA) Church in Arichat, less than a month after warning a...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The newest additions to the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Nautical Institute were on display at a ceremony held last Thursday. In the shadow of a new Fast Rescue Craft (FRC) that is designed to be the first...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The ideas of friendship and collaboration are being put to use for a new project at the local community college. On March 2, Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan announced funding for NSCC student-led projects through the...
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