ARICHAT: Council was unable to amend a municipal travel expense policy which is a source of confusion for municipal officials. During its regular monthly meeting on November 27, councillors defeated a motion from district 4 councillor Gilbert Boucher to remove...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here expect to decide by this fall whether to continue with their membership in the Eastern Strait Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN). Launched in 2015 to replace the Regional Development Authorities (RDAs) that had previously guided community...
ANTIGONISH: A set of videos about the County of Antigonish recently garnered some attention. Antigonish County treasurer/clerk Glen Horne said the county decided to produce the videos to raise awareness of municipal services, noting councillors felt there was a general...
GUYSBOROUGH: A local council meeting became a bit heated following a presentation from a community group last week. During a committee of the whole meeting for council of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough on April 4, members of...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) is trying to get the word out to local businesses in about the services they offer. On February 22, NSBI president and CEO Laurel Broten stopped in Port Hawkesbury to meet with over...
ANTIGONISH: Universities across Nova Scotia took steps to ensure that the work-to-rule job action taken by members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) would not impact high school students applying for university programs or the classroom practicum requirements...
BIG POND: A meeting of the minds took place last Thursday as members of the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association (BLBRA) hosted an information session at the Big Pond Community Centre. “It was very productive,” said Dr. Annamarie Hatcher,...
PORT HOOD: Laureen MacDonald and Marie Sophie Aucoin, case managers for Nova Scotia Works, visited Inverness Municipal Council last week to give a recap of their services. “Representatives from our offices can assist clients with employment services,” Aucoin said. “We...
HALIFAX: The MLA for Cape Breton-Richmond wants to know how much money the government is willing to spend on upgrades to the Strait-Richmond Hospital. On September 28 in the Nova Scotia Legislature, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon asked Minister of...
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