Wednesday, December 13, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: A new tradition took hold at last week’s regular meeting of town council, which ended with the introduction of a public question period for residents in attendance. A recommendation from Port Hawkesbury Town Council’s Committee-of-the-Whole to set aside...
PORT HOOD: John Dowling, the Inverness County councillor looking after district 6, has some questions he’d like answered about his municipal group’s funding for the Port Hawkesbury Airport. Dowling is also a member of the Port Hawkesbury Airport Committee, and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With coyote sightings continuing through the fall and early winter, town officials here are examining the possibility of partnering with Nova Scotia’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to educate the public on the proper means of dealing...
MULGRAVE: Board members are hoping to get word from the province on the town’s medical facility. Last week, Mayor Ralph Hadley said the chair of the Mulgrave Medical Centre called an emergency meeting for all board members to discuss keeping...
GUYSBOROUGH: The warden said a recent meeting with the province’s health department was positive. On January 19, Municipality of the District of Guysborough Warden Vernon Pitts met with representatives with the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness to discuss...
ANTIGONISH: They want their voices heard now and on Election Day. Around 15 residents took part in Antigonish’s version of Canada’s National Day of Action for Electoral Reform on February 11. Carrying signs and chanting in favour of a new electoral...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A new conceptual plan for a major overhaul of Reeves Street is only days away from reaching the provincial and federal governments, following a recent round of joint discussions between town officials and engineers from Nova Scotia’s...
WEST ARICHAT: The priest overseeing Isle Madame’s two Catholic parishes is questioning the timing of a tax bill regarding a former church that now serves as a pastoral centre for the region, just as Richmond County’s municipal councillors prepare...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local physician is continuing his lobby to have more palliative care services in the Strait area. Dr. Robert Martell hosted an information session about palliative care at the Evergreen Senior Citizens Club in Port Hawkesbury on January...
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