Wednesday, December 13, 2017


WEST ARICHAT: The Stella Maris Pastoral Unit, which oversees the remaining Roman Catholic Church operations across Isle Madame, is attempting to reach new agreements on insurance and liability issues regarding three of its properties in Petit de Grat, including...
HALIFAX: A doctor who served Strait area patients was reprimanded for an incident three years ago. Dr. Sockalingam Senthillmohan received a reprimand from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia regarding an incident at the Strait-Richmond Hospital in...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was changed from the version which was posted last week to correct a quote from Warden Brian Marchand. ARICHAT: The Warden of Richmond County and the head of the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) are...
PORT HAWKESBURY: An update to this month’s regular meeting of town council suggests that the new owners of the Port Hawkesbury Municipal Airport are attracting global interest in their new approach to the airstrip just outside the Port Hastings...
HALIFAX: A lengthy national cocaine trafficking investigation with ties to Columbia started in Cape Breton, according to the RCMP. On February 23, the RCMP’s Federal Serious and Organized Crime unit executed search warrants at residences in Arichat, West Arichat, Baddeck...
SYDNEY: A local man is facing charges following the execution of a search warrant at a marijuana dispensary. On July 28, Cape Breton Regional Police Service (CBRPS) and the RCMP Integrated Street Crime Unit executed a warrant at Nova Budds,...
POINT TUPPER: A local gypsum plant is increasing production and adding more shifts. The head of Acadia Drywall, parent company to Cabot Gypsum, said the facility is currently looking for millwrights. “We’ve put postings out in Halifax and other areas…,” said...
ANTIGONISH: A former town councillor pleaded not guilty to charges relating to child pornography. John Robert MacIsaac of Antigonish faces charges of accessing child pornography and possessing child pornography. MacIsaac’s attorney entered a plea of not guilty on both charges...
HALIFAX: A spokesperson for Irving Oil says the company will better serve its Cape Breton customers as the result of a purchase involving an inland storage facility in the Strait area. Irving officials confirmed earlier this month that they had...
ARICHAT: Council has a new interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and is looking for a full-timer. Last week, the Municipality of Richmond County announced the hiring of Louis Digout as interim CAO. Digout, who served as the county’s CAO before...
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