Wednesday, February 21, 2018


HALIFAX: A doctor who served Strait area patients was reprimanded for an incident three years ago. Dr. Sockalingam Senthillmohan received a reprimand from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia regarding an incident at the Strait-Richmond Hospital in...
ANTIGONISH: Money is coming from the town to a local fuel fund. During a council meeting in December, Antigonish Town Council voted to increase the funding provided to the Antigonish Fuel Fund from $2,000 to $5,000. The AFF asked the town...
ANTIGONISH: A fundraising drive for a local hospital received responses from two local councils last month. In November, representatives of the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation made a presentation to Antigonish Town Council regarding the “St. Martha’s and You. The...
INVERNESS: Local MLA Allan MacMaster is happy to hear steps are being taken to make travel for those in Valley Mills much less time consuming. “In May of last year, a vehicle struck the Crowdis Bridge,” the Inverness County member...
GUYSBOROUGH: Municipal council is meeting with the province to discuss nursing homes. Last month, Guysborough Warden Vernon Pitts invited Erin Smiley, a health care consultant with the provincial government, to show her some of the issues facing local nursing homes....
PORT HAWKESBURY: Despite a recent funding shortfall that resulted in the late-December dissolution of a community outreach and support worker post overseen by the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN), officials in Port Hawkesbury are still willing to work with...
PORT HASTINGS: The Strait regional school board (SRSB) is now targeting early March for the formal movement of its operations from the board’s current central office in Port Hastings to the SAERC high school site in Port Hawkesbury. The board’s...
GUYSBOROUGH: Municipal council is taking the next step in establishing a new recreation facility for the area. Warden Vernon Pitts said the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) will issue a call for tenders for the proposed Chedabucto Lifestyle...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Two developments that could impact the future operation of mobile food vendors and similar developments within the town boundaries are set to reach the town council table within the coming days. Deputy Mayor Trevor Boudreau confirmed this week...
ARICHAT: Officials in Richmond County are looking into new provincial funding opportunities to bolster cell and Internet signals in a pair of long-time trouble spots, while simultaneously pledging to look into all parts of the county that have experienced...
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