Monday, June 26, 2017


ST. PETER’S: With the municipality expected to announce its plans for tourism development in Richmond County within the coming days, municipal officials and tourism promotion groups are expressing optimism after a recent joint meeting on the subject. A meeting on...
HALIFAX: A local community might end up with an interstellar reputation. Last week, Maritime Launch Services (MLS) hosted an open house at the Canso-Hazel Hill Volunteer Fire Department to discuss the possibility of a rocket launch base in the area. MLS...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s two largest business development groups are concerned that delays in launching a county-wide tourism strategy could negatively impact tourism prospects and potentially hamper a major façade and streetscape program taking shape in Isle Madame. In late November,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: An eruption of cheers and applause filled the SAERC Auditorium last week, as the Strait regional school board ended a fractious school review by voting to continue operating all five schools in the Dr. John High Gillis...
ANTIGONISH: Money is coming from the town to a local fuel fund. During a council meeting in December, Antigonish Town Council voted to increase the funding provided to the Antigonish Fuel Fund from $2,000 to $5,000. The AFF asked the town...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council is looking to make sure locals are able to get out and about following snowstorms this winter. “Most of Inverness County is rural, and a lot of us are in the same boat,” said John...
RIVER BOURGEOIS: People got the chance to have their say about highway twinning and tolls. On February 22, the Tara Lynne Community Centre in River Bourgeois hosted a public consultation regarding the province’s twinning feasibility study. Attendees shared a number of...
MULGRAVE: The planned dissolution of a local town and its amalgamation into a neighbouring municipality has hit a roadblock. During a special meeting of Mulgrave Town Council last week, members voted to withdraw their application to dissolve town status and...
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...
HALIFAX: The Nova Scotia Government released its Capital Plan for 2017/2018 last week. Major construction projects approved in the plan include multi-year projects such as the Paq’tnkek Interchange and the Canso Causeway swing bridge rehabilitation. Regular construction and improvement projects include...
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