Saturday, December 15, 2018
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s incoming Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) has confirmed that two municipal staff positions have been eliminated as the result of an organizational review of the county’s operations that got under way this past spring. Louis Digout, who assumed...
PORT HOOD: Nadine Bollig, the driving force behind Reaching Strides Equestrian Centre, is now certified to offer services intended to help people struggling with various issues ranging from eating disorders to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “I’m now completely certificated...
ARICHAT: A new gaming and hobby shop is hoping to make its mark in the community. New business owner Cody Pardy is hoping a recent uptick in demand for board games and other hobby materials will lead to success with...
ST. PETER’S: As two lanes of traffic flow over the St. Peter’s Canal for the first time, current and former residents of the village are experiencing mixed emotions about the replacement and dismantling of the 81-year-old one-lane bridge that...
SYDNEY: It’s a day to celebrate nature and have a little fun while doing so. Bras d’Or Lakes Watch Day is happening in three Cape Breton communities, including St. Peter’s on July 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Taking a page from reality television, organizers of a new contest are looking to draw new business to town. On July 1, the Eastern-Strait Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) and the Town of Port Hawkesbury launched Start-Up Port Hawkesbury,...
AULD’S COVE: Participants in a series of Canada Day protests whose sits included the mainland side of the Canso Causeway are pleased with the response they received from passing motorists and vowing to continue their efforts. The national aboriginal organization...
PORT HAWKESBURY: After spending several days promoting the town and the entirety of Cape Breton Island to municipal leaders in Vietnam, Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton now has a greater appreciation for her homeland as well as the Asian nation that...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A recent issue with the swing bridge left traffic backed up on both sides of the Canso Causeway.   Andrew MacPherson, project engineer with Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, said the swing bridge was stuck in the open-for-sea...
POTLOTEK: A local student is receiving praise for her quick thinking in helping keep a fellow student safe. On March 10, East Richmond Education Centre student Zophia Nicholas helped stop her friend Amaya Johnson from choking in the classroom. “I was...
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