PORT HAWKESBURY: Community members and former town council colleagues are still “in shock,” a week after giving their official farewell to former councillor, local businessman and long-time community volunteer Ken Anderson. A funeral service for Anderson took place at St....
PORT HAWKESBURY: Surrounded by the glowing candles of over 70 friends and supporters on a chilly Saturday evening on Reeves Street, SAERC student Mackenzie Chisholm recalled her mother’s struggle with depression and the impact this reality has had on...
ARICHAT; It's not every teenager in Nova Scotia who can say they have sailed aboard a tall ship in France and England but for Tim Wypper, the cadet program made it possible. Wypper, a Grade 11 student at Richmond Academy,...
PORT HASTINGS: Local schools have seen “a substantial jump” in the number of international students attending classes in the area, leaving the Strait regional school board (SRSB) with the highest year-over-year increase in the entire Nova Scotia International Students...
PORT HASTINGS: A student-led initiative to encourage good behaviour on long school bus routes is getting an early thumbs-up from the Strait regional school board (SRSB), which is preparing to introduce the idea to school principals across the region. Janine...
EVANSTON: Just over four months after a long-awaited expansion to the Strait-Richmond Hospital's renal dialysis unit, patients and doctors alike are hailing these developments and hoping for further advancements in the treatment of kidney-related issues experienced by Strait area...
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....
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