Sunday, April 30, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: The province is looking into an incident involving an animal carcass being left near a local building. In an e-mail sent on March 23, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture representative Krista Higdon stated conservation officers are investigating...
NEW GLASGOW: With three candidates now nominated in Strait area ridings and a two-term MLA expected to reoffer in the fourth, provincial Progressive Conservative (PC) Leader Jamie Baillie is confident about his party’s chances in an election that could...
HALIFAX: The health minister is denying opposition claims that a detox unit in the area will close. A recently released internal report commissioned by the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) recommends shutting down detox units at hospitals, including the Strait-Richmond,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait regional school board (SRSB) is hoping to re-launch its region-wide science fair next spring, after this year’s event was scuttled by a variety of factors including recent job action by the Nova Scotia Teachers Union...
WEST ARICHAT: The Stella Maris Pastoral Unit, which oversees the remaining Roman Catholic Church operations across Isle Madame, is attempting to reach new agreements on insurance and liability issues regarding three of its properties in Petit de Grat, including...
HALIFAX: The province is available to provide guidance to a local town after council withdrew a dissolution request. On March 8, Mulgrave Town Council voted to withdraw its application to dissolve town status and amalgamate with the Municipality of the...
ST. PETER’S: With the municipality expected to announce its plans for tourism development in Richmond County within the coming days, municipal officials and tourism promotion groups are expressing optimism after a recent joint meeting on the subject. A meeting on...
ANTIGONISH: A committee examining the future of five schools in the Town of Antigonish and the surrounding communities has recommended that the Strait regional school board (SRSB) proceed with the closure of the most recently-built structure in the feeder...
HALIFAX: The company behind a proposed natural gas project celebrated another milestone. On March 20, Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) announced Transport Canada has completed its review of Bear Head LNG Corporation Inc.’s TERMPOL report. A release from LNGL described the...
PORT HASTINGS: Proposed amendments to the Port Hastings Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-Law had their first and second readings at last week’s regular meeting of Inverness Municipal Council. A public hearing was also held on the matter during...
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