Monday, June 26, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: It’s been a busy school year for everyone involved with the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) and that’s especially true of the woman leading the group, President Liette Doucet. On May 16, Doucet toured a number of schools...
GUYSBOROUGH: The warden says jobs are key to retaining the area’s young people. Recently released results from Statistics Canada relating to last year’s census show the average age of Canadians is 41 and the average age of Nova Scotians is...
GUYSBOROUGH: Work is underway for a new recreation centre. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG), Warden Vernon Pitts said workers are already on site and working on the Chedabucto...
MULGRAVE: Town Council is conforming to provincial rules regarding expenses. Last week, Mulgrave Town Council voted in favour of voluntarily complying with new municipal accountability and transparency recommendations. “We’ll be looking at, over the next month, getting our council expenses and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: While principals and officials with the Strait regional school board (SRSB) are still reviewing a new report from Nova Scotia’s Council to Improve Classroom Conditions, the board is already moving ahead on the class-size caps recommended in...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are already putting the wheels in motion to develop a portion of Reeves Street land that the town acquired from the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) in late April. Chief Administrative Officer...
MULGRAVE: Town council is not looking to raise taxes. During last week’s meeting of Mulgrave Town Council, CAO Kevin Matheson presented officials with a draft budget. Matheson said the draft shows the town is projecting a surplus but noted it is...
PORT HASTINGS: The Canso Causeway swing bridge is open again for car and similar vehicle traffic and is on target to open to marine traffic by the middle of the month. “There is still some wiring and some activities taking...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Strait regional school board (SRSB) chair Francine Boudreau is looking for answers after a letter from Education Minister Karen Casey - that was addressed to Boudreau and SRSB superintendent of schools Ford Rice - found its way...
POINT TUPPER: On April 25, Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced it sold the former Federal Gypsum property in the Point Tupper/Bear Head Industrial Park to Point Tupper Property ULC, an affiliated company to Acadia Drywall Supplies Ltd. A release...
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