Monday, June 17, 2019
ARICHAT: A local developer hoping to establish new affordable housing units for local seniors is mulling over his options, after a second consecutive pitch to Richmond Municipal Council fell short. Council voted 3-2 against Thai Luong’s application to rezone a...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Candidates for Port Hawkesbury Town Council gathered at the Evergreen Seniors Club on October 5 to give voters a chance to hear their positions on a number of issues. The event was organized by the Seniors Take Action...
PORT HAWKESBURY: At their Annual Organizational Meeting on November 1, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) elected new leadership for the upcoming year. Jamie Samson has been selected as the new chair of the SRSB, and Richelle MacLaughlin will serve...
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 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: A local municipality would like to see more progress from the provincial government on the issue of infrastructure funding. During a regular monthly meeting last week, Antigonish Warden Owen McCarron said he and municipal clerk/treasurer Glen Horne met with...
INVERNESS COUNTY: Traffic remains reduced to one lane over a bridge located just south of Port Hood. “In early December 2017, a bridge inspection revealed a number of broken piles on the right lane of the bridge towards Port Hood,”...
ANTIGONISH: The RCMP arrested and charged a 17-year-old after graffiti was painted on a school bus, a school sign, and on a school building. In a press release, the RCMP characterized the graffiti as “racially and culturally insensitive and included...
ARICHAT: Local lottery players almost missed out on a big prize. Premium Maintenance workers Marc Touesnard, Shelly Marchand, Leo Peeples, and Spencer Green are splitting $1 million after winning on a ticket they purchased as a group. The group initially assumed...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Town of Port Hawkesbury has taken part in a data collection pilot project as part of a province-wide effort to support municipalities with infrastructure management. At the Town of Port Hawkesbury’s regular monthly council meeting on May...
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