Wednesday, June 20, 2018


ARICHAT: Council has a new interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and is looking for a full-timer. Last week, the Municipality of Richmond County announced the hiring of Louis Digout as interim CAO. Digout, who served as the county’s CAO before...
PORT HOOD: Representatives of Community Committee Cheticamp – LeMoine (CCCL) appeared before Inverness Municipal Council early last week to give council members the lowdown on things taking place in the northern part of the county. “One thing we set when...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Council was informed of two green programs offered by the Clean Foundation of Nova Scotia early last week at the municipal unit’s July meeting. “Energy programs are our biggest focus,” said Derek Peters during his presentation to...
PORT HOOD: A recent tour of Inverness County has councillor Jim Mustard thinking the municipality needs a group to look at accessibility issues. “I think we could probably do a better job,” he said, noting some examples of how easy...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council is going to take another crack at improving cell service in the county. “I am receiving more complaints about the lack of cell service than anything else around Margaree, especially Northeastern Margaree,” said Laurie Cranton,...
PORT HOOD: A disagreement between Inverness Municipal Councillors was settled as council voted to rescind motions that would have resulted in municipal funding for the expansion of an airstrip in Margaree. On July 7, 2014 and December 1, 2014, council...
GUYSBOROUGH: A company looking for gold met with municipal council last week for an update. On July 5, representatives from council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough met with Anaconda Mining officers to discuss the company’s plans for...
ARICHAT: Richmond Municipal Council will stick to a May decision to allow individual councillors to access the Global Positioning System (GPS) units in vehicles provided by the municipality to its employees, rather than following a suggestion from their outgoing...
ARICHAT: A municipally-owned playground in this community will get some attention from Richmond County officials, as a result of concerns raised by one of Isle Madame’s two municipal councillors. Staffers with the county’s recreation and public works offices will investigate...
ARICHAT: A senior policy adviser with Nova Scotia’s Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) has advised Richmond Municipal Council to move “quickly” on hiring a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and to ensure transparency for all of its activities until...
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