Monday, July 24, 2017


HALIFAX: A pair of local MLAs assumed their critic responsibilities last week. Following the naming of the members of the provincial government’s cabinet, opposition leader Jamie Baillie announced the critic responsibilities for PC MLAs. Included on the list were Inverness...
ST. PETER’S: The face of this Richmond County community is now permanently changed, with the opening of a new two-lane swing bridge over the official link between the Bras d’Or Lake and the Atlantic Ocean.   Vehicle traffic officially began crossing...
MABOU: As high school students, they boarded with local families or adhered to strict schedules under the watchful eyes of the sisters at St. Joseph’s Convent. As adults, they returned to Mabou to share their experiences of attending St. Joseph’s...
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...
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