ARICHAT: The priest overseeing Isle Madame’s Roman Catholic parishes is “looking to the silver lining” in the early days of an effort to preserve Our Lady of Assomption (OLA) Church in Arichat, less than a month after warning a...
ARICHAT: An expansion and renovation project is underway at a nursing and health care facility in this community. St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre in Arichat is in the midst of two projects, one includes an expansion of the...
INVERNESS COUNTY: It’s a tale of two rings and two very different opinions. “I can’t tell you how many times customers have come up to me and said, ‘do you realize that someone else is selling Cape Breton rings at...
GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: It’s that time of year again, when forests in Nova Scotia are sprayed with pesticides. Earlier this month, the Department of Environment issued six new approvals for pesticide spraying, which in total span approximately 1,351 hectares. The approvals...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Getting groceries can be a chore, especially for with a special needs child, but the folks at the Port Hawkesbury Superstore are looking to make the endeavour much easier. “It’s not something everyone thinks about,” said Superstore customer...
PORT ROYAL: An aging bridge serving three communities on Isle Madame is under a weight restriction as the province continues to monitor its condition. The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal’s Eastern District bridge engineer, Chasta Boudreau explained that a...
OTTAWA, ONTARIO: A former Port Hawkesbury resident might become a big winner in the Norwegian Cruise Line 2019 “Giving Joy Contest,” but if her participation can get people talking about the treatment of the disabled, she’ll be...
By: Marjorie Simmins STRAIT AREA: As a feat of coordination, skill, and strength, it’s hard to beat a harbour pilot boarding an immense cargo ship – one step at a time, via a 40-foot rope ladder that dips up and...
LAWRENCETOWN: The construction of a new residence at the Strait Area Campus in Port Hawkesbury will help grow the college’s footprint, expand programming and better respond to the demands of growth. The $7 million, 51-bed, 20,000...
JANVRIN’S ISLAND: A community group is lobbying the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) to conduct more improvements to roads the area. On April 22, the Janvrin’s Island Community Center held its annual general meeting during...
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