Tuesday, February 20, 2018


STRAIT AREA: Nova Scotians are awaiting the results of a strike vote by members of the Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union (NSTU). Following the decision by the Nova Scotia Government to adopt the recommendations from the Dr. Avis Glaze report, the...
HALIFAX: Education Minister Zach Churchill has been meeting with school administrators, teachers, and parents throughout the province to discuss the government’s upcoming changes to Nova Scotia’s education system. On February 7, the minister stopped in the Strait area to speak...
SYDNEY: A Richmond County native received federal prison time for his role in sexual assaults over a 23-year span. During a sentencing hearing in Sydney Supreme Court on February 13, Major Robert Gullickson received seven-and-a-half years in a federal prison...
ANTIGONISH: Mother Nature wasn’t exactly kind to some local motorists. A flood on February 2 trapped 23 cars in the parking lot behind the Antigonish Five to A Dollar and other Main Street businesses. This was followed by a flash...
CANSO:The Transportation Safety Board of Canada and the RCMP are investigating the fatal grounding of a fishing boat last week. The body of the fourth person who was on the Fisherman’s Provider II was recovered at approximately 8:30 a.m. on...
CANSO: The body of the fourth person who was on the Fisherman's Provider II was recovered at approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning by a group of fishermen. Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada manager of regional operations, Pierre Murray, said...
HALIFAX: The recent weather has delayed the RCMP dive team’s efforts to locate a missing man. On February 5, RCMP attended the location of the search for Patrick MacDonald, as the plan was to have the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team...
SYDNEY: The Cape Breton University Board of Governors is excited to announce that David C. Dingwall will be the next President and Vice-Chancellor of Cape Breton University. This news comes after an exhaustive and comprehensive search process that included broad...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The RCMP is investigating thefts that have occurred from vehicles in the town. At 5 a.m. on January 30, Port Hawkesbury RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious person entering unlocked vehicles. Police tracked footprints belonging to the suspect...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The RCMP is investigating a recent hit and run involving a dog that occurred on Reeves Street. On January 26, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a 15-year-old girl was walking a dog across the street at the pedestrian crosswalk in front of Papa's...
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