Tuesday, June 27, 2017


MULGRAVE: The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) has greenlit an application from the Town of Mulgrave to increase the cost of water over the next three years. “We have a big increase in water rates, and I’m not...
MONASTERY: Accustomed to steep year-over-year drops in student numbers, officials at the Strait regional school board (SRSB) are “very surprised” by enrolment updates showing more stable figures for the new academic year, including increases for the student bodies at...
PORT HOOD: Inverness County is making a priority of getting water to two housing units in the Port Hastings area. Councillor Dwayne MacDonald brought to council’s attention the situation of D&R Fox Developments Ltd., a Port Hastings-based company that’s anxious...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are hoping they have found, and addressed, the source of an unpleasant odour that plagued the Embree Island area earlier this fall and has arisen regularly over the past year. At the request of deputy...
MONASTERY: A looming provincial deadline for a decision on the future of the Strait regional school board’s public-private-partnership (P3) facilities has led the board to fast-forward its school review schedule. The board originally planned to conduct a review of the...
ARICHAT: Having secured temporary funding to keep its community outreach and support worker operating in the county until early November, the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) is now approaching three levels of government to make the post a permanent...
ARICHAT: In the wake of reduced service linked to a lack of additional municipal funds from Richmond County, municipal councillors have voted to ask senior staff to see if the latest funding request from Strait Area Transit (SAT) can...
PORT HAWKESBURY: There was a celebratory mood at the NSCC Strait Area Campus when Diana Poirier, executive director of the Regional Occupational Centre (ROC) Society, announced plans for a major expansion. “We will be expanding our existing location to include...
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...
ARICHAT: Several Richmond County residents could see their water rates rise over the next three years, if the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) approves the municipality’s new water rate study for the water treatment plant to be...
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