Wednesday, August 23, 2017


ANTIGONISH: County council heard from the province’s property assessors last week. Prior to last week’s meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, members heard from representatives of Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC). PVSC, the assessment authority...
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...
GUYSBOROUGH: A local municipality wants in on a new clean energy project. Last week, the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) expressed its interest in being a part of the proposed Atlantic Link. On January 11, Emera Inc. began seeing...
ANTIGONISH: The warden says he hasn’t heard any complaints from businesses along the old Highway 104. The section of the current Trunk 4 between Beech Hill and Taylor’s Road re-opened to through traffic shortly after completion of the second phase...
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...
PORT HASTINGS: Needed upgrades will lead to some delayed traffic at the Canso Causeway. On October 27, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal announced that the Canso Canal will be closed to marine traffic from November 1 to May...
ARICHAT: A municipally-owned playground in this community will get some attention from Richmond County officials, as a result of concerns raised by one of Isle Madame’s two municipal councillors. Staffers with the county’s recreation and public works offices will investigate...
ANTIGONISH: There is a new mayor, with some familiar and new faces at the council table. During Saturday’s municipal election in the Town of Antigonish, voters selected Laurie Boucher to serve as the new mayor. Boucher’s 758 votes helped her...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is responding to concerns about an emergency response plan for the Canso Causeway. In his annual report issued on November 30, Auditor General Michael Pickup noted the province has yet to identify “critical infrastructure, or its...
ARICHAT: Richmond County is going back to the drawing board in its efforts to post the expenses of councillors and staff on-line, while awaiting legal advice on the future direction of a council committee established to implement additional financial...
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