Wednesday, December 13, 2017


INVERNESS: Inverness Municipal Council underwent a facelift on October 15 as three new members were elected to the six-person body. Laurie Cranton (district 2: Margaree and St. Joseph), John MacLennan (district 4: Whycocomagh, Orangedale, and Lake Ainslie), and John Dowling...
ANTIGONISH: A stay of proceedings in a sexual assault case will not be appealed by the crown. In a written decision dated March 31, Justice Patrick J. Murray announced his decision to enter a stay of proceedings on the matter...
GUYSBOROUGH: Following the recent unveiling of a community health plan, a local health board appeared before council to discuss the initiative. On October 11, Guysborough Community Health Board chair Mary Desmond made a presentation to council for the Municipality of...
PORT HOOD: Representatives of Community Committee Cheticamp – LeMoine (CCCL) appeared before Inverness Municipal Council early last week to give council members the lowdown on things taking place in the northern part of the county. “One thing we set when...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With a potential spring election on the horizon, the province’s NDP leader is pleased with the people serving as the party’s the candidates. Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill, who passed through the area last Sunday for the...
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...
ARICHAT: An injection of more money into the Municipal District Activity Funds allocated to each municipal councillor in Richmond County did not receive unanimous approval when it recently came to the council table. District 1 councillor James Goyetche was the...
ARICHAT: The municipality is prepared to make repairs to a local playground once a community group is formed to oversee it. District 1 municipal councillor James Goyetche said he received “quite a few calls” from Isle Madame residents about the...
ANTIGONISH: A recent report lists a living wage for the average local family. On December 18, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Antigonish Poverty Reduction Coalition, released a report entitled “Working for a Living, Not...
LOUISDALE: Affordable housing and the continued need for a literacy outreach worker dominated the first of two municipal candidates’ forums designed to discuss local seniors’ issues. Ten of the 14 people who put their names forward for Richmond Municipal Council’s...
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