PORT HOOD: Michelle Smith, the secretary of the Mabou Farmers Market, swung by council last Monday to give the municipality the lowdown on her group. “We just finished our 10th season, and if any of you managed to visit us...
ANTIGONISH: A local business leader feels it is time for a change. On November 29, Central Supplies owner Steve Smith announced his decision to sell to the Kent Building Supplies organization, effective December 31, 2016. This year marked the 40th anniversary...
HALIFAX: The provincial government has agreed to purchase four of the seven public-private-partnership (P3) schools within the Strait regional school board (SRSB), and has reached an agreement with a private developer for the SRSB’s three remaining P3 schools to...
ARICHAT: Richmond Municipal Council is attempting to determine whether a planned extension of a St. Peter’s sewer line could be impacted by upgrades currently underway at the St. Peter’s Canal or recently-implemented delays in a county-wide tourism strategy. The municipality’s...
ARICHAT: An injection of more money into the Municipal District Activity Funds allocated to each municipal councillor in Richmond County did not receive unanimous approval when it recently came to the council table. District 1 councillor James Goyetche was the...
ARICHAT: Municipal officials in Richmond County are continuing to investigate ways to increase transparency and conduct more of their business in full view of the public eye. The most recent regular meeting of Richmond Municipal Council saw an effort to...
STRAIT AREA: The announced closure of schools on Monday resulted in the unexpected withdrawal of provincial legislation, the resumption of classes the next day and continued protests by teachers. Last Saturday, Education Minister Karen Casey announced all public schools in...
INVERNESS: Last Sunday saw locals gather at the Inverness Fire Hall to mull over concerns related to forests. “Basically, we’re looking to make people aware of what’s going on,” said Johanna Padelt, media contact person for the Inverness County Chapter...
HALIFAX: Richmond County’s warden is pledging that the municipality will do its part to implement the seven closing recommendations of the final report from Nova Scotia’s Office of the Ombudsman regarding expense claims filed by municipal councillors and staff...
ARICHAT: Six months after voting to allocate $4.4 million in federal and municipal funds towards Richmond County’s new tourism strategy, Richmond Municipal Council is putting the brakes on the county-wide project in the hopes of securing more definitive answers...
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