Sunday, April 22, 2018


PORT HAWKESBURY: A recent social media post by Celtic Air Services Ltd. has generated some discussion in how emergency services are structured in the province. On March 27, the Port Hawkesbury-based airport published a post on the company’s Facebook page in support of locating...
ANTIGONISH: While county council is still in the thick of its budget discussions, the warden says there is a projected surplus on the way. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of Antigonish Municipal Council, Warden Owen McCarron said council anticipates...
ANTIGONISH: Town council set aside its proposed Business Improvement District (BID). Last week, following a presentation from special projects coordinator Steven Scannell, Antigonish Town Council agreed with a recommendation from staff and chose not to move forward with the BID. Antigonish...
GUYSBOROUGH: A local warden said he wanted to get the conversation started. Earlier this year, the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) issued a request for support behind a drive to get the province to create regulations and legislation...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Eastern Strait Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) is looking for local businesses to take part in a program aimed at addressing shared challenges in the region. Through their BusinessNow! Program, ESREN development officers meet with business operators to...
ANTIGONISH: County council heard from a local MLA regarding the removal of the province’s English school boards. During a recent meeting between Antigonish MLA Randy Delorey and representatives for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, one of the topics...
HALIFAX: Last week, the Nova Scotia Government tabled its 2018-19 budget which included funding to improve infrastructure and communication in the province. “This is the third consecutive balanced budget that this government has brought forward,” said Lloyd Hines, MLA for...
ANTIGONISH: The town and county agreed on a new arena management structure. Last week, Antigonish Municipal Council voted to sign-on to an inter-municipal agreement to form the Antigonish Arena Corporation with the Town of Antigonish. “Really it modernizes the agreement...
ANTIGONISH: A pair of landowners is not pleased with a decision of town council. A public hearing is set following an appeal of Doug MacDonald and Robert Sers regarding a decision made by Antigonish Town Council to approve the rezoning...
HALIFAX: The province’s department of health is disagreeing with one of the province’s opposition parties. On March 7, the Nova Scotia NDP caucus issued a press release stating a Freedom of Information Request found 305 patients passed away while waiting...
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