Thursday, June 29, 2017


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....
PORT HAWKESBURY: A native of Princeville and her business partner in Montreal have launched a major upgrade of four local apartment buildings, with the hope of moving in tenants as early as February. Danita Rooyakkers and her partner Attila Tolnai,...
MULGRAVE: Council is seeking legal advice in regards to the town’s water treatment facility. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Town of Mulgrave, Mayor Ralph Hadley said the town looking at taking legal action in hopes...
ST. PETER’S: It was a favour repaid from a former student to his teacher. In 1991, St. Peter’s District High School student Chris Boucher considered dropping out. One of his teachers, Marc Stone, had a different idea. After consulting with...
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