Wednesday, February 19, 2020
PORT HAWKESBURY: It has been a busy year for Strait Area Transit (SAT). SAT office manager Jessie MacDonald says the community-based transit system has seen a significant increase in ridership over the past year, and is working on a proposal...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council adopted three new policies – the Council Code of Conduct Policy, Council Meetings and Proceedings Policy, and a Travel Expense Policy – following the repeal of a by-law that governed those matters. “We repealed the...
ANTIGONISH: Nova Scotia Gaelic instructors came together last week to share ideas and hone their skills. Cruinneachadh Sgioba nan Taoitearan 2018 (The Gàidhlig aig Baile Instructors’ Team Gathering 2018) took place on April 20 and 21 at the People’s Place...
MARGAREE: Cape Breton University, thanks to the efforts of the Margaree Area Development Association (MADA), is pleased to have an endowed scholarship offered for those wanting to understand and promote Cape Breton Island. On July 1, MADA announced it would...
ANTIGONISH: Former Antigonish Town councillor John Robert MacIsaac of Antigonish faced charges of accessing child pornography and possessing child pornography. MacIsaac’s attorney entered a plea of not guilty on both charges on MacIsaac’s behalf during a hearing in Antigonish...
ARICHAT: Several Richmond County residents could see their water rates rise over the next three years, if the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) approves the municipality’s new water rate study for the water treatment plant to be...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotia Power is warning that anyone taking the risk of stealing copper wire from their equipment is putting themself at risk of severe injury or death by doing so. The company has been the target of a rash...
ARICHAT: A former Catholic Church that has been refurbished as a pastoral centre for two local Catholic parishes is a step closer to receiving a municipal tax exemption. Richmond Municipal Council’s latest regular monthly meeting on Monday evening saw a...
HALIFAX: Last week, the Commission on Effective Electoral Representation of Acadian and African Nova Scotians released a report and recommendations after visiting a number of Acadian and African Nova Scotian communities across the province. The commission came back with 29...
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...


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