Saturday, May 27, 2017


HALIFAX: The recent arrival in Nova Scotia of a convicted sex offender who had previously stated his desire to return to his former hometown of Antigonish has attracted RCMP attention on a provincial and local level. Gavin Sean Griffiths, 31,...
JAMES RIVER: A driver from Newfoundland was charged with stunting this morning. At 10 a.m. today, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling at a very high rate of speed west bound on Highway 104 in James River. The vehicle was clocked at...
ANTIGONISH: The head of a local university said he sees changes on the horizon but wants to keep the same intimate feel. Last week, StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald offered a talk about the expectations for the university over the...
MULGRAVE: A trio of candidates is vying for a pair of seats on town council. Three people, Bob Russell, Michael Shaw, and Tanya Snow all filed nomination papers to run for the two vacant seats on Mulgrave Town Council. The...
HALIFAX: As of today, spring weight restrictions will be removed from paved roads in Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness, Richmond counties. Due to the recent heavy rains, spring weight restrictions remain in effect for all gravel roads in the counties listed above. Updated...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A resident of Port Hood received a phone call today from a person who said they worked at Revenue Canada. They told him that he had to call 1-613-800-7431 or an arrest warrant would be issued for...
STRAIT AREA: The average age in the Strait area is above national and provincial averages. Recently released results from Statistics Canada relating to the 2016 Census show the average age of Canadians is 41 and the average age of Nova...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Two major overhauls of town streets are a step closer to becoming reality, according to a presentation made by Port Hawkesbury’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at this week’s regular monthly town council meeting. Terry Doyle provided an updated...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With the fate of three Inverness County schools slated to become clearer at an upcoming working committee meeting of the Strait regional school board (SRSB), a community group pushing for the status-quo made its pitch at the...
PORT HASTINGS: Airports became a matter for discussion around the table at Inverness Municipal Council. The municipal group, which met on May 1, saw district 6 Councillor John Dowling present a resolution calling for the municipality to withdraw support for...
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