Sunday, February 23, 2020

Helping Rwanda

ANTIGONISH: Some local helpers need your assistance. A volunteer organization out of Antigonish called A Partnership in Caring Society (APICS) is looking to bring aid to Rwanda next February as part of the group’s annual aid visit. Established in 2010,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Some pretty clever minds are now under one roof. “What we have here is a one-stop shop for businesses, whether they’re looking to start up, to grow, whether they need advise in facing challenges,” said Amanda Mombourquette, the...
PORT HOOD: A decision from the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) has resulted in a big step forward for of  Cabot Discovery Tours , which will now expand into Victoria County as a result of the UARB’s go-ahead. “We...
PORT HASTINGS: Traffic was backed up at the Canso Causeway last Friday, and the reason for the delay left locals wondering what exactly was the issue. “Sometimes when people are kept waiting, there are questions being asked,” said Andrew MacPherson,...
LOWER SOUTH RIVER: A local landmark is up for sale. After running things for around 45 years, Don MacPherson is hoping someone new will step in and take over the Snow Queen Leisure World. MacPherson originally took over the business...
ST. PETER’S: With funding commitments now in hand from the provincial and municipal governments, three local organizations are launching a project designed to address seniors’ health issues in Richmond County and give area seniors a creative means of sharing...
SYDNEY: A man facing a number of sex-related charges is due in court early next month. Major Gullickson, of Ranni Crescent in Sydney, faces three charges of sexual interference, one count of invitation to sexual touching, three counts of sexual...
ARICHAT: Three years after it officially ended its life as a house of worship, the former St. John’s Anglican Church building is now in the hands of a community group hoping to refurbish the structure as a performing arts...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With a business consultant guiding them through the creative process and giving tips for their pitches, workshops got under way last week for potential entrants in a forthcoming contest designed to encourage the next wave of local...
NORTH GRANT: An 87-year-old Antigonish woman was pronounced deceased at the scene of a four-vehicle traffic collision that took place last evening on Highway 245 near North Grant. “There were three cars and a tractor trailer involved in the collision,” said...


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