Monday, June 18, 2018


D’ESCOUSSE: A local yacht club is expressing its concern with the inability of a lift bridge to open for boaters. Lennox Passage Yacht Club commodore Teddy Poirier said he was told by Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon that the Lennox...
ANTIGONISH: The province’s municipal affairs department is looking into best practices for a local arena commission. Following a regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, Warden Russell Boucher said one of the topics at...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Town of Port Hawkesbury and Municipality of the County of Richmond have agreed to move forward with a partnership acquire a piece of provincially-owned infrastructure that provides water to customers in the Town of Port Hawkesbury...
STRAIT AREA: Mother Nature decided to flex her muscles last week. A string of snow days forced closures across the Strait area between February 10 and February 17. Environment Canada meteorologist Bob Robichaud said weather spotters in the Antigonish area...
GUYSBOROUGH: Municipal council is meeting with the province to discuss nursing homes. Last month, Guysborough Warden Vernon Pitts invited Erin Smiley, a health care consultant with the provincial government, to show her some of the issues facing local nursing homes....
PORT HAWKESBURY: With no concrete leads emerging a week after the disappearance of a town resident, police on the local level and across the province are appealing to the public for assistance with the search for Patrick William Timmons. The...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Following November’s regular council meeting, Port Hawkesbury Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton says the Destination Reeves Street project is progressing according to schedule. “We’re on track. I mean, obviously we wanted it funded the day after we put the proposal...
GUYSBOROUGH: Council is pleased so far with news of a local mining company taking part in a drilling program. On November 1, Anaconda Mining Inc. announced they undertook a 6,000-metre diamond drill program for the company’s Goldboro project and completed...
ARICHAT: Port Hawkesbury Paper (PHP) wants to set the record straight about its forestry practices. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on April 23, PHP’s Andrew Fedora, leader in sustainability and outreach, and Dennis Boulet, operations superintendent...
ANTIGONISH: A committee examining the future of five schools in the Town of Antigonish and the surrounding communities has recommended that the Strait regional school board (SRSB) proceed with the closure of the most recently-built structure in the feeder...
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