Sunday, May 27, 2018


PORT HAWKESBURY: With food bank usage in Nova Scotia jumping by 20 per cent over the past year, food banks in the Strait area are getting a hand from two long-running grocery chains in addition to community groups and...
MABOU: The dance went on anyway. Earlier this year, with students and teachers facing a possible work action, Dalbrae Academy students arranged to have their annual Christmas Ball moved from the week before Christmas, to December 1. On November 30, with...
ARICHAT: The bells of the former St. John's Anglican Church may soon ring again, just over 30 months after the Isle Madame building officially ended its 130-year existence as a house of worship. The Friends of St. John's Arichat Society,...
PETIT DE GRAT: The last five years haven’t been easy ones for Catherine LeBlanc. Now nine-years-old, Catherine was life-flighted from St. Anne’s Community and Nursing Care Centre in Arichat to the IWK Children’s Hospital in Halifax in May of 2011....
PORT HAWKESBURY: A native of Princeville and her business partner in Montreal have launched a major upgrade of four local apartment buildings, with the hope of moving in tenants as early as February. Danita Rooyakkers and her partner Attila Tolnai,...
MULGRAVE: Council is seeking legal advice in regards to the town’s water treatment facility. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Town of Mulgrave, Mayor Ralph Hadley said the town looking at taking legal action in hopes...
ST. PETER’S: It was a favour repaid from a former student to his teacher. In 1991, St. Peter’s District High School student Chris Boucher considered dropping out. One of his teachers, Marc Stone, had a different idea. After consulting with...
MABOU: Those dealing with the loss of a child will find themselves among friends this Sunday as the ninth annual Compassionate Friends Service takes place at the Mabou Renewal Centre. “Many of us have been affected by such a loss,”...
LOUISDALE: Over the last six weeks, students in Career Development 10 and Production Technology 10/11 made items for the Richmond Education Centre/Academy Christmas Craft Fair on December 5. “Many of the students are enrolled in the O2 program, but...
HALIFAX: A local community event was one of the winners of a provincial tourism award. On November 22, the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) recognized several businesses during the Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence, as a part of...
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