PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are hoping they have found, and addressed, the source of an unpleasant odour that plagued the Embree Island area earlier this fall and has arisen regularly over the past year. At the request of deputy...
ANTIGONISH: It was a first for the town and it left a big impact. The recent municipal election in the Town of Antigonish was the first municipal election in the area to feature e-voting. Mayor Carl Chisholm said approximately half of...
MULGRAVE: Town council is not looking to raise taxes. During last week’s meeting of Mulgrave Town Council, CAO Kevin Matheson presented officials with a draft budget. Matheson said the draft shows the town is projecting a surplus but noted it is...
ANTIGONISH: Fresh ideas have the power to change the way we view the world and can lead to discoveries that will help solve some of our biggest challenges. Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, highlighted...
ANTIGONISH: The mayor is pleased with news of provincial funding for an upcoming national event. On March 20, the Province of Nova Scotia announced $1 million in funding for seating improvements at StFX University’s Oland Centre to improve accessibility for...
PORT HOOD: A recent tour of Inverness County has councillor Jim Mustard thinking the municipality needs a group to look at accessibility issues. “I think we could probably do a better job,” he said, noting some examples of how easy...
OTTAWA: Buckling up when entering a vehicle has become second nature to nearly everybody, and now that same mindset will be clicking in whenever boarding a bus. Seatbelts will soon be a mandatory requirement on all newly built highway buses,...
ANTIGONISH: A set of videos about the County of Antigonish recently garnered some attention. Antigonish County treasurer/clerk Glen Horne said the county decided to produce the videos to raise awareness of municipal services, noting councillors felt there was a general...
PORT HASTINGS: Richmond County’s newest municipal councillor increased his vote total and a veteran Strait regional school board (SRSB) member officially reclaimed his seat, as the result of judicial recounts held on November 1 at the Port Hawkesbury Justice...
GUYSBOROUGH: Council changed a number of policies regarding expenses. Following a swearing in ceremony, council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough made a number of changes to policies. Specifically, council amended its electronic communications policy, the employee benefits policy,...
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