Sunday, November 18, 2018
LOUISDALE: Richmond County seniors had the opportunity last week to refresh their driving skills and learn from each other with the 55 Arrive Alive driving program. On June 2, the 55 Arrive Alive program – first offered in January -...
ANTIGONISH: A local campaign is aiming to make local communities safer. On October 5, the Strait Area Community Response to Sexual Violence Network launched the “Every Door is the Right Door” campaign. Project manager Nancy O’Regan said the campaign involves inviting...
ANTIGONISH: A local town decided to fly a different flag for the first time ever. On February 1, the Town of Antigonish raised the African Nova Scotian flag at its offices. Organizers are flying the flag to kick-off African Heritage...
GUYSBOROUGH: Visitors to a local brewery had the chance to peek behind the curtain and see how the magic is made. Authentic Seacoast Distillery and Brewery opened its doors on May 6 to take part in Nova Scotia Craft Beer...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Participants had the opportunity to develop their business ideas at last week’s “Mashup Weekend: Oceans Edition,” a business development workshop by Mashup Lab in partnership with Innovacorp and Island Sandbox. “We help people figure out if there are...
ANTIGONISH: The organizers of Riverside Estates held an open house last weekend to officially christen four new affordable housing units on a site located just outside the town boundaries. The Antigonish Affordable Housing Society (AAHS) welcomed several visitors and community...
ST. PETER’S: The final round of upgrades to the two-lane highway connecting St. Peter’s to Sydney should wrap up later this year, with two levels of government committing a combined $6.52 million towards the remaining 6.2 kilometres of the...
ARICHAT: A longtime Roman Catholic priest who devoted most of his life to community improvement across the Strait area was laid to rest this week. Fr. John Joseph “J.J.” MacDonald - whose 62 years in the priesthood saw him serving...
HAMILTON, ONTARIO: A local man is returning home to the east coast this week to pursue his goal of practicing family medicine. This month, Carl Marshall completed his medical degree at McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine. Marshall...
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,”...
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