Wednesday, June 19, 2019
RICHMOND COUNTY: A former Richmond County warden made a successful return to municipal politics, joining three incumbents and a first-time councillor for the inaugural edition of the county’s new five-district municipal council. Former warden James Goyetche defeated Rod Samson, the...
INVERNESS: Inverness Municipal Council underwent a facelift on October 15 as three new members were elected to the six-person body. Laurie Cranton (district 2: Margaree and St. Joseph), John MacLennan (district 4: Whycocomagh, Orangedale, and Lake Ainslie), and John Dowling...
PORT HOOD: The gallery was full for Inverness Municipal Council’s October 3 regular meeting that saw the municipal body pass the second reading of a purposed amendment allowing Cabot Links to build cabins at the northwest end of Beach...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Despite the protests of several Strait area residents and a mobile food distributor which is now warning of price increases for town customers, Port Hawkesbury Town Council has passed a controversial by-law that will hike permit fees...
HALIFAX: Richmond County's former warden is claiming that a current councillor and a former municipal official are among those behind a Facebook group at the centre of a libel suit. In a notice of action and statement of claim filed...
ARICHAT: With municipal elections looming and the fallout continuing from a leaked draft report by Nova Scotia’s Office of the Ombudsman, Richmond County’s warden now expects to receive a forensic audit on five years’ worth of expense claims by...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council was brought up to speed on the work of Conrad Taves, project coordinator of the municipality’s housing strategy, at the October 3 regular meeting of council. “We as a county are facing two intersecting crises,...
STRAIT AREA: Heavy rains and winds left a large of number of residents without power on Monday. “As of 7 a.m. on October 11, there had been just over 147,000 outages and almost 97,500 customers restored,” stated Beverley Ware, senior...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Candidates for Port Hawkesbury Town Council gathered at the Evergreen Seniors Club on October 5 to give voters a chance to hear their positions on a number of issues. The event was organized by the Seniors Take Action...
HALIFAX: The search is on for a private developer willing to construct and manage a long-discussed student residence for Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Strait Area Campus over the next two years. NSCC officials recently posted a Request For Information...
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