Wednesday, December 13, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: Town councillors here will now have the option of choosing a cell phone to carry out their council-related communications, in addition to laptop and tablet options provided to individual councillors. A motion by councillor Mark MacIver at last...
PORT HOOD: A councillor from Inverness County is raising questions about what criteria is in place to make sure private roads receive proper plowing. Newly-minted councillor John MacLennan said he’s been hearing concerns about snow removal from locals living on...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are gearing up for their first crack at hosting the annual island-wide gathering of Cape Breton’s five municipal councils. Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton confirmed at the January 9 regular town council meeting that Port Hawkesbury will...
PORT HOOD: Inverness County recently came a step closer to setting up a by-law that will make it easier for locals to make energy efficient home improvements. The municipal unit passed the second reading of the Property Assessed Clean Energy...
ANTIGONISH: Last week saw the first of what will be a series of joint meetings between town and county councils. The People’s Place Antigonish Town and County Library hosted the first official joint meeting between Antigonish Town and Antigonish Municipal...
ANTIGONISH: The exhibition grounds came up during a recent joint council meeting. During a joint council meeting last week, Antigonish Town and County council members discussed the lease of the Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition (ENSE) grounds. Antigonish Mayor Laurie Boucher said...
GUYSBOROUGH: A community is still in mourning following the loss of four lives. On January 6, Antigonish RCMP confirmed four people passed away as a result of a triple homicide and suicide on January 3 in Upper Big Tracadie. While...
HALIFAX: A doctor who served Strait area patients was reprimanded for an incident three years ago. Dr. Sockalingam Senthillmohan received a reprimand from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia regarding an incident at the Strait-Richmond Hospital in...
ANTIGONISH: Money is coming from the town to a local fuel fund. During a council meeting in December, Antigonish Town Council voted to increase the funding provided to the Antigonish Fuel Fund from $2,000 to $5,000. The AFF asked the town...
ANTIGONISH: A fundraising drive for a local hospital received responses from two local councils last month. In November, representatives of the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation made a presentation to Antigonish Town Council regarding the “St. Martha’s and You. The...
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