Saturday, October 14, 2017


PORT HASTINGS: While students within the Strait regional school board (SRSB) are still leading the province in several portions of the latest mathematics and literacy assessments, some SRSB members are calling on the board to ensure support is available...
POINT TUPPER: A local gypsum plant is increasing production and adding more shifts.The head of Acadia Drywall, parent company to Cabot Gypsum, said the facility is currently looking for millwrights.“We’ve put postings out in Halifax and other areas…,” said...
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...
ANTIGONISH: The province’s power supplier is responding to complaints coming from a local municipality.After complaints came for residents in and around Antigonish County regarding flashing lights on transmission towers, Nova Scotia Power Inc. told council the utility’s plan to...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was changed from the version which was posted last week to correct a quote from Warden Brian Marchand.ARICHAT: The Warden of Richmond County and the head of the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) are...
PORT HASTINGS: As local students headed back to school this week, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) continues to make adjustments to accommodate the work-to-rule job action launched by members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) in early...
ANTIGONISH: A recent report lists a living wage for the average local family.On December 18, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Antigonish Poverty Reduction Coalition, released a report entitled “Working for a Living, Not...
ANTIGONISH: Local police and firefighters responded to a pair of recent fires.On December 9, the Antigonish County Volunteer Fire Department, the North Shore Volunteer Fire Department, and North Shore Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire on Glenda...
STRAIT AREA: Power outages, poor road conditions, a fatal accident in Richmond County and an unexpected overnight stay in Whycocomagh for several Maritime Bus passengers were among the outcomes of a series of storms that lashed Cape Breton and...
HALIFAX: A spokesperson for Irving Oil says the company will better serve its Cape Breton customers as the result of a purchase involving an inland storage facility in the Strait area.Irving officials confirmed earlier this month that they had...
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