Tuesday, August 20, 2019
HALIFAX: The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) has confirmed the closure of a bridge on Isle Madame. On December 18, the DTIR issued an advisory that Port Royal Bridge on Port Royal Road is closed until further notice....
ANTIGONISH: The federal government is kicking in some money for a local sports facility that wants to host national events. On March 11, Central Nova MP Sean Fraser announced $275,000 for upgrades to the Keppoch Four Season Park. Positive Action for...
ARICHAT: Two topics arose at Richmond Municipal Council’s latest monthly meeting regarding tighter restrictions on county-owned vehicles and the proper rate for councillors and staff to use when travelling in their own personal vehicles. Council voted 3-2 in favour of...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will be on the job at the beginning of 2018. On October 23, during the monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council, Warden Brian Marchand announced the appointment of Kent MacIntyre as CAO...
ANTIGONISH: A local business owner said she supports the province’s restorative justice program. “I think it’s a very wholesome approach if the right people are involved,” said Meghan Peters, co-owner of the Tall and Small Café. “I definitely, after going...
HALIFAX: A decision by the province to make sweeping changes to Nova Scotia’s education system is raising concerns in the Strait area. Last Wednesday, the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Zack Churchill announced the province will adopt the...
GUYSBOROUGH: The Warden of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough says he is still confident the proposed spaceport near Canso will still be going ahead. In July, representatives with Strum Consulting and Maritime Launch Services Ltd., the company behind...
SYDNEY: A year-and-a-half after employment services centres across the province were united under Nova Scotia Works, the organization is reflecting on how the change has impacted local job seekers. January marks the 18-month anniversary of Nova Scotia’s newly restructured employment...
MABOU: The Code Blue rang across the speakers at Dalbrae Academy at approximately noon on October 29 and the school entered into a complete lockdown. After receiving a report of a possible threat to the school made using Instagram, school...
ARICHAT: In response to a renewed call from Strait area shippers and a local municipal council to abandon the concept of a port authority for the Strait of Canso, the head of the organization overseeing the Strait’s marine traffic...
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