Saturday, July 21, 2018
PORT HAWKESBURY: As part of his report to the latest regular monthly meeting of the Strait regional school board (SRSB), the board’s superintendent of schools provided an update on the SRSB’s latest responses to directives from Nova Scotia’s Auditor-General. Ford...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Concern with regards to new formats for math and literacy assessments frequently arose during the Strait regional school board’s (SRSB) latest public meeting. The SRSB’s superintendent of schools, Ford Rice, presented the 40 official recommendations from the province-wide...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Organizers of a wide-ranging initiative to develop toddler-friendly spaces throughout Inverness and Victoria Counties and the Town of Port Hawkesbury are enlisting the Strait regional school board (SRSB) to help local children get off on the right...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Yard sales, flea markets and similar activities are no longer permitted at a property located near the westernmost portions of Reeves Street, with safety concerns arising in discussions between town officials, the property owners, police and local...

Helping Rwanda

ANTIGONISH: Some local helpers need your assistance. A volunteer organization out of Antigonish called A Partnership in Caring Society (APICS) is looking to bring aid to Rwanda next February as part of the group’s annual aid visit. Established in 2010,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Some pretty clever minds are now under one roof. “What we have here is a one-stop shop for businesses, whether they’re looking to start up, to grow, whether they need advise in facing challenges,” said Amanda Mombourquette, the...
PORT HOOD: A decision from the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) has resulted in a big step forward for of  Cabot Discovery Tours , which will now expand into Victoria County as a result of the UARB’s go-ahead. “We...
PORT HASTINGS: Traffic was backed up at the Canso Causeway last Friday, and the reason for the delay left locals wondering what exactly was the issue. “Sometimes when people are kept waiting, there are questions being asked,” said Andrew MacPherson,...
LOWER SOUTH RIVER: A local landmark is up for sale. After running things for around 45 years, Don MacPherson is hoping someone new will step in and take over the Snow Queen Leisure World. MacPherson originally took over the business...
ST. PETER’S: With funding commitments now in hand from the provincial and municipal governments, three local organizations are launching a project designed to address seniors’ health issues in Richmond County and give area seniors a creative means of sharing...
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