Tuesday, January 16, 2018


FOX LANE: With fall temperatures setting in, members of James Poirier’s family and loved ones gathered roadside to remember the 19-year-old SAERC graduate at the site of the single-vehicle crash that claimed his life. “It’s poignant to see exactly where...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Community leaders put their heads together on Wednesday of last week as the Heart and Stroke Foundation, along with its partners, hosted a Walkable Communities Workshop at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. “The Heart and Stroke Foundation has...
ARISAIG: A local spirit maker continues to receive recognition. Thomas Steinhart, owner of Arisaig’s Steinhart Distillery, said his habanero vodka and maple vodka each won a gold medal in at the New York Wine and Spirits Competition in late August....
MONTREAL, QC: An Isle Madame native who has cultivated an innovative medical practice in Lunenburg over the past 12 years is “humbled” to receive an award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Dr. David Martell was named...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Just over a month after launching its regular Sunday services, the Strait area’s new Pentecostal church is launching a full slate of activities for children, young adults and other local residents. Twice-monthly free suppers for community college students,...
ST. PETER’S: Music, food, friends, and memories were plentiful on October 19, as a weekly gathering of adults with various mental health conditions and related issues celebra ted a decade of operation. The Adult Drop In Group held a 10th-anniversary celebration...
MABOU: A celebratory feeling was in the air last Thursday as the Alexander Doyle Public Library was officially opened. “Our goal is that the library fosters the cultural life of the area that it serves, and in this part of...
INVERNESS: Warm smiles and friendly greetings marked the grand opening of the Inverness Community Leadership Centre (ICLC) Phase I and thirty-fifth anniversary of Mill Road Social Enterprises (MRSE). “We’re proud of what we achieved here, and we’re also thankful for...
ORT HAWKESBURY: Making newcomers feel welcome – be they refuges, immigrants, or just people from away – was the goal at the heart of the Nova Scotia Community College’s Welcoming Newcomers event held at the NSCC Strait Area Campus. “We...
ARICHAT: A community group hoping to refurbish a former Anglican church building on Isle Madame is reporting progress in its negotiations with the diocese that previously operated the facility. The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island officially...
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