Sunday, April 30, 2017


ISLE MADAME: The Progressive Conservatives have a new face seeking election. Isle Madame native Alana Paon became the PC candidate for the riding of Cape Breton-Richmond after being acclaimed on February 1. A business consultant and farmer, Paon said she’s been...
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...
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...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Despite a recent funding shortfall that resulted in the late-December dissolution of a community outreach and support worker post overseen by the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN), officials in Port Hawkesbury are still willing to work with...
PORT HOOD: The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s (DEECD) decision to close schools temporarily due to safety issues doesn’t sit well with Inverness Municipal Council. Council met on December 5, and newly-minted district 5 councillor John MacLellan brought...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s new warden has confirmed that the municipality may attempt to recoup funds from expense claims by present and former councillors and municipal staff that have come under the microscope in recent months. Brian Marchand has confirmed that...
ANTIGONISH: Local police and firefighters responded to a pair of recent fires. On December 9, the Antigonish County Volunteer Fire Department, the North Shore Volunteer Fire Department, and North Shore Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire on Glenda...
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