Thursday, October 12, 2017


HALIFAX: The government is providing funding to cover expenses related to a local rail line.Last week, the provincial government signed an agreement with Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway Ltd. for the preservation of the rail line between...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Police are warning local residents about a phone scam.Port Hawkesbury RCMP Staff Sgt. Greg Redl said police received a number of reports on August 31 from residents who received phone calls from people claiming to be involved...
ANTIGONISH: A former town councillor pleaded not guilty to charges relating to child pornography.John Robert MacIsaac of Antigonish faces charges of accessing child pornography and possessing child pornography. MacIsaac’s attorney entered a plea of not guilty on both charges...
LOWER RIVER INHABITANTS: A local stretch of road is getting some work done.The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) is looking to finish up work on a 7.5 kilometre section of Highway 104, near Lower River Inhabitants, from...
LONG POINT: While his initial pitch to Inverness Municipal Council to provide reliable Internet service to county residents failed to garner municipal funding support, a local resident is continuing to experiment with smaller, short-term projects in the hopes of...
PORT HASTINGS: With construction now underway on its new terminal building, the new ownership group that set up shop at the Port Hawkesbury Municipal Airport earlier this summer is pleased with its progress and already looking ahead to a...
HALIFAX: A woman facing fraud related charges is set for sentencing.Dawn Marie Johnson pleaded guilty to charges of forgery and fraud over $5,000 during an appearance in Halifax Supreme Court on August 24.In 2014, Antigonish RCMP announced charges of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local infrastructure project is set to kick-off early next month.Port Hawkesbury Town Council hosted a public meeting to discuss the Pitt Street-Napean Street reconstruction project on August 23. Jason MacMillan, manager for the project, said he...
PORT HASTINGS: Police are investigating a substantial theft from a local business.Sometime between 10:30 p.m. on August 22 and the morning of August 23, an orange model KX91-3 2013 Kubota excavator valued at $45,000, a yellow 2005 LWL platform...
ANTIGONISH: A local woman was one of several people arrested last week following a string of police raids on homes and storefronts across the province.On August 24, the RCMP executed nine search warrants at five marijuana storefronts - including...
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