Tuesday, October 17, 2017


GUYSBOROUGH: With Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) members preparing to vote today (Wednesday) on a tentative agreement reached  between the union and Nova Scotia’s Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD), the Strait regional school board (SRSB) is...
PORT HOOD: Michelle Smith, the secretary of the Mabou Farmers Market, swung by council last Monday to give the municipality the lowdown on her group.“We just finished our 10th season, and if any of you managed to visit us...
ANTIGONISH: The hospital foundation is hoping for a financial contribution from the county.During the November 15 meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, representatives of the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation made a presentation to...
LOUISDALE: Affordable housing and the continued need for a literacy outreach worker dominated the first of two municipal candidates’ forums designed to discuss local seniors’ issues.Ten of the 14 people who put their names forward for Richmond Municipal Council’s...
STRAIT AREA: Heavy rains and winds left a large of number of residents without power on Monday.“As of 7 a.m. on October 11, there had been just over 147,000 outages and almost 97,500 customers restored,” stated Beverley Ware, senior...
PAQ’TNKEK: Representatives from the Paq’tnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, the Municipality of the County of Antigonish County, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and CANDO, a national Aboriginal organization involved in community economic development, were in Paq’tnkek last week to begin work...
PORT HASTINGS: Repair and upgrade work on the Canso Causeway swing bridge is on schedule, says a provincial project engineer.Andrew MacPherson, with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR), explained that work on the base of the Causeway...
BADDECK: Roads and bridges in two parts of Inverness County are slated to receive upgrades prior to the end of the current construction season, according to the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal and the county’s MLA.DTIR officials...
ANTIGONISH: With the Strait regional school board (SRSB) set to determine the fate of Antigonish Education Centre (AEC) later this month, residents of the town and surrounding communities have launched an on-line petition and are lobbying board members to...
ARICHAT: A lower speed limit could soon take shape on a portion of Highway 206 in Petit de Grat, if Richmond County’s municipal councillors are able to get the ears of the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal...
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