Wednesday, August 23, 2017


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...
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...
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,...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Two developments that could impact the future operation of mobile food vendors and similar developments within the town boundaries are set to reach the town council table within the coming days. Deputy Mayor Trevor Boudreau confirmed this week...
HALIFAX: The company behind a proposed natural gas project celebrated another milestone. On March 20, Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) announced Transport Canada has completed its review of Bear Head LNG Corporation Inc.’s TERMPOL report. A release from LNGL described the...
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