Wednesday, May 23, 2018


MULGRAVE: Mulgrave councillors say they are having issues with garbage dumping and littering in the town. During the May 7 monthly meeting for Mulgrave town council, deputy mayor Sheila Brophy said an illegal dump site has been discovered in the...
MULGRAVE: Roadway debris has caused safety concerns for drivers in Mulgrave during the colder months. Last week, representatives from the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) attended the May meeting of Mulgrave Town Council to address residents’ concerns about...
HALIFAX: The Nova Scotia Government announced plans to proceed with its inclusive education strategy. On May 8, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development announced an investment of $15 million in inclusive education in the province. The investment will...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Town of Port Hawkesbury has taken part in a data collection pilot project as part of a province-wide effort to support municipalities with infrastructure management. At the Town of Port Hawkesbury’s regular monthly council meeting on May...
PORT HAWKESBURY: RCMP Staff Sergeant Greg Redl says an increase in mental health calls in Port Hawkesbury is raising red flags. Redl gave an update of the RCMP’s activity over past 12 months at the Town of Port Hawkesbury’s monthly...
ANTIGONISH: The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) wants to engage communities in a discussion on primary health care in the province. The NSHA hosted a public information session in Queensport on April 18 as part of a province-wide series of...
ANTIGONISH: Nova Scotia Gaelic instructors came together last week to share ideas and hone their skills. Cruinneachadh Sgioba nan Taoitearan 2018 (The Gàidhlig aig Baile Instructors’ Team Gathering 2018) took place on April 20 and 21 at the People’s Place...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A bid by a local transit co-operative to expand its charter services has been rejected. Last week, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) denied a request by Strait Area Transit (SAT) to provide charter service for...
EVANSTON: A local community group is investigating what can be done with a former school. Richard Cook, with the Community Needs Society, said requests came from the community about uses for the former West Richmond Education Centre in Evanston, which...
ARICHAT: A municipal councillor is floating the idea of leaving the Eastern District Planning Commission (EDPC). During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on April 23, district 4 councillor Gilbert Boucher asked how the municipality’s annual contribution of...
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