ARICHAT: The provincial government will not be a funding partner in a revitalization project for the municipality’s shire town. During a special meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on August 1, Richmond CAO Kent MacIntyre confirmed that the Arichat Mainstreet Revitalization...
PAQ’TNKEK: This community is rolling out a plan to provide free Internet connections to homes and businesses. Rose Paul, director of economic development and lands with Paq’tnkek First Nation, said a pilot project confirmed that a plan to bring high...
ARICHAT: Officials in Richmond County are looking into new provincial funding opportunities to bolster cell and Internet signals in a pair of long-time trouble spots, while simultaneously pledging to look into all parts of the county that have experienced...
PORT HOOD: After having announced its office in Port Hawkesbury will close by the end of this month, representatives from Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) visited Inverness Municipal Council last week. The visit was to offer some insight on the...
MULGRAVE: A Mulgrave nurse has been reprimanded for criticizing a patient’s family at an emergency room. A disciplinary decision that was released on the Web site of the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (CRNNS) said nurse Donna Lynne...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said it hasn’t received many recent calls of coyote sightings in and around the Town of Port Hawkesbury. “We did get a run of calls and reports throughout the last year, but in...
PORT HAWKESBURY: September 6 was the first day of school, and it didn’t take long for a report of a red light violation to make its way to the Strait regional school board (SRSB). Red light violations occur when a...
MULGRAVE: Mulgrave councillors say they are having issues with garbage dumping and littering in the town. During the May 7 monthly meeting for Mulgrave town council, deputy mayor Sheila Brophy said an illegal dump site has been discovered in the...
GUYSBOROUGH: Authentic Seacoast Company Ltd. recently announced its acquisition of Acadian Maple Products Ltd. and its affiliates, based in Upper Tantallon. “We are delighted to have family-owned Acadian Maple become part of Authentic Seacoast,” said ASC’s founder...
STRAIT AREA: A provincial study says it will be expensive to use tolls to twin highways in parts of the Strait area. A Nova Scotia highway twinning feasibility study found that tolls for sections of highway between Port Hastings and...


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