Thursday, February 22, 2018


PORT HASTINGS: The Strait regional school board (SRSB) is days away from relocating its central office to one of the board’s high schools. After two decades at its current home, a refurbished school building in Port Hastings, the board will...
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...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Nova Scotia Power (NSP) plans to break ground by the end of February on a new transmission line crossing at Auld’s Cove. The new crossing will separate the two existing sets of lines that currently cross the Strait...
MULGRAVE: Town residents won’t see a change in their tax bill. During a special meeting of Mulgrave Town Council last week, members passed the town’s budget and tax rates for 2017/2018. “If their assessment value stayed the same, they’ll see their...
PORT HOOD: Power outages caused a number of headaches in Inverness County this winter, and not just in terms of having no heat during the chilliest part of the year. In Lake Ainslie and Marble Mountain, reports circulated that landline...
ANTIGONISH: Representatives from town council and the RCMP are hoping to take part in a meeting about last month’s StFX Homecoming Weekend. Antigonish RCMP Sgt. Warren MacBeath said police dealt with a number of incidents during the September 30-October 1...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local man says he is unhappy with aspects of the province’s announced carbon pricing plan. Retired engineer Archie Stewart said the province’s carbon pricing plan will affect all Nova Scotians. “They’re saying it’s going to be revenue neutral,”...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) says assessment values for the town reflect a regional trend of slowing growth. Carlos Resendes, vice-president of business and innovation services with PVSC, attended the Town of Port Hawkesbury’s February council meeting to...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait regional school board (SRSB) is hoping to re-launch its region-wide science fair next spring, after this year’s event was scuttled by a variety of factors including recent job action by the Nova Scotia Teachers Union...
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