Saturday, May 27, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: While principals and officials with the Strait regional school board (SRSB) are still reviewing a new report from Nova Scotia’s Council to Improve Classroom Conditions, the board is already moving ahead on the class-size caps recommended in...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are already putting the wheels in motion to develop a portion of Reeves Street land that the town acquired from the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) in late April. Chief Administrative Officer...
MULGRAVE: Town council is not looking to raise taxes. During last week’s meeting of Mulgrave Town Council, CAO Kevin Matheson presented officials with a draft budget. Matheson said the draft shows the town is projecting a surplus but noted it is...
PORT HASTINGS: The Canso Causeway swing bridge is open again for car and similar vehicle traffic and is on target to open to marine traffic by the middle of the month. “There is still some wiring and some activities taking...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Strait regional school board (SRSB) chair Francine Boudreau is looking for answers after a letter from Education Minister Karen Casey - that was addressed to Boudreau and SRSB superintendent of schools Ford Rice - found its way...
POINT TUPPER: On April 25, Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced it sold the former Federal Gypsum property in the Point Tupper/Bear Head Industrial Park to Point Tupper Property ULC, an affiliated company to Acadia Drywall Supplies Ltd. A release...
HALIFAX: The province announced some highway twinning but no tolls. Last week, Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Geoff MacLellan announced $390 million in additional funds for highway improvements over the next seven years. Included in the project list...
ARICHAT: Differing opinions have arisen at the municipal council table, regarding the concept of providing priority lists of crumbling roads to the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR). District 2 councillor Alvin Martell and interim Chief Administrative Officer...
ARICHAT: A lower speed limit could soon take shape on a portion of Highway 206 in Petit de Grat, if Richmond County’s municipal councillors are able to get the ears of the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal...
ANTIGONISH: A stay of proceedings in a sexual assault case will not be appealed by the crown. In a written decision dated March 31, Justice Patrick J. Murray announced his decision to enter a stay of proceedings on the matter...
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