EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was changed from the version which was posted last week to correct a quote from Warden Brian Marchand. ARICHAT: The Warden of Richmond County and the head of the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) are...
PORT HASTINGS: As local students headed back to school this week, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) continues to make adjustments to accommodate the work-to-rule job action launched by members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) in early...
ANTIGONISH: A recent report lists a living wage for the average local family. On December 18, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Antigonish Poverty Reduction Coalition, released a report entitled “Working for a Living, Not...
ANTIGONISH: Local police and firefighters responded to a pair of recent fires. On December 9, the Antigonish County Volunteer Fire Department, the North Shore Volunteer Fire Department, and North Shore Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire on Glenda...
STRAIT AREA: Power outages, poor road conditions, a fatal accident in Richmond County and an unexpected overnight stay in Whycocomagh for several Maritime Bus passengers were among the outcomes of a series of storms that lashed Cape Breton and...
HALIFAX: A spokesperson for Irving Oil says the company will better serve its Cape Breton customers as the result of a purchase involving an inland storage facility in the Strait area. Irving officials confirmed earlier this month that they had...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Following appeals to the Town and County of Antigonish, the fundraising campaign for the region’s largest hospital has made a pitch to another Strait area municipal council. Five members of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation arrived at last...
GUYSBOROUGH: Municipal council is in the early stages of establishing a strategic plan for the area. During last night’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, members approved MacPherson Roche Smith and Associates as the...
GUYSBOROUGH: The warden wants to take a provincial representative for a walk-through of  local nursing homes. During a nursing home board report to the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, Warden Vernon Pitts said he wants to invite Erin Smiley,...
GUYSBOROUGH: The lines of communication remain open. Municipality of the District of Guysborough Warden Vernon Pitts said staff is still communicating with the province in regards to a letter of intent concerning the proposed dissolution of the Town of Mulgrave. “We’re...
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