Monday, April 24, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: A local facility looking to grow received some help from the federal government last week. On March 2, Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner visited the Regional Occupation Centre in Port Hawkesbury to announce $500,000 in federal funds for...
ARICHAT: With three of its 30 food producers now hailing from Richmond County and a potential food drop-off point under consideration for St. Peter’s, the Pan-Cape Breton Food Hub has made a pitch for the municipality to consider contributing...
ARICHAT: With a municipal council decision on a wide-ranging Richmond County tourism project potentially only days away, residents are suggesting new ways to promote history and culture to visitors and local residents alike. Isle Madame historian Odilon Boudreau made a...
D’ESCOUSSE: A Richmond County resident has received a special honour from Elections Nova Scotia (ENS), to commemorate 54 years of service that landed him the unofficial title of Canada’s longest-serving electoral officer. Shortly after participating in what was likely his...
ARICHAT: Family, friends and municipal councillors are each remembering Lorenzo Boudreau in their own way, nearly two weeks after the former Arichat businessman and Richmond County historian passed away at the age of 94. A moment of silence was held...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Three decades of service to the Royal Canadian Legion, which saw her become the first woman to assume one of the organization’s top regional posts, were among the many community contributions made by a local resident who...
WEST BAY: Two local students have joined a select group of young Canadians that will each receive scholarships of $100,000 over the next four years. SAERC student Janine Lock and Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School student Kerilyn Kennedy...

Fleury speaks out

ANTIGONISH: A former NHLer is helping others heal by sharing how he was hurt. Motivational speaker, author, survivor, and former pro puckster Theo Fleury was in Antigonish last week to offer a pair of talks on topics close to his...
Monastery, Nova Scotia - Antigonish District RCMP are actively searching an area in Monastery after receiving a call at 9:30 a.m. Saturday of an abandoned vehicle on the East Tracadie Rd at Barrios Beach. Attempts to locate the owner were unsuccessful,...
GUYSBOROUGH: The municipality is hoping the federal and provincial governments will help fund a proposed multi-purpose facility. Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) councillor Blair George says “the time is now” when it comes to the proposed Chedabucto Lifestyle...
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