Wednesday, September 20, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: News that the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) approved an application from the Strait regional school board (SRSB) to amend its motor carrier license sits well with officials from the school board. “We made our license...
ANTIGONISH: Last week, Antigonish Mayor Laurie Boucher confirmed the municipality is using its federal gas tax funding, to the tune of over $307,000, for paving and other infrastructure items. “Being a town, we’re responsible for all of our roads and...
MULGRAVE: Town Council is still on the hunt for a permanent Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). After over two weeks of advertising, Town of Mulgrave staff are screening through potential candidates for a new CAO. Interim CAO Kevin Matheson said he plans...
MULGRAVE: Mulgrave’s financial statements for the last fiscal year received the thumbs up from the town’s auditor. Mulgrave Town Council approved its annual financial statements and audit reports during a meeting on September 5. Mulgrave interim CAO Kevin Matheson said...
HALIFAX: A commission on effective electoral representation for Acadian and African Nova Scotians is making stops in the Strait area. The commission is set to visit Centre La Picasse in Petit de Grat on September 25 and the Sunnyville Community...
MULGRAVE: Council is still looking for a new home. Mulgrave interim CAO Kevin Matheson said the search for a new town office location is “slightly in limbo.” In August, council members heard a report from Strait Engineering stating the town’s current...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The town’s audited financial statements are good to go. Last week, Port Hawkesbury Town Council approved the town’s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. Erin MacEachen, finance director for Port Hawkesbury, described the process...
ANTIGONISH: Police are not pressing charges from an incident involving a dump truck striking a young student. On October 4, around 8:11 a.m., a young girl was struck by a dump truck on Highway 4 in Monastery, near East Antigonish...
PORT HAWKESBURY: September 6 was the first day of school, and it didn’t take long for a report of a red light violation to make its way to the Strait regional school board (SRSB). Red light violations occur when a...
HALIFAX: The government is providing funding to cover expenses related to a local rail line. Last week, the provincial government signed an agreement with Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway Ltd. for the preservation of the rail line between...
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