GUYSBOROUGH: A local business owner defeated a retired educator, a realtor and the marketing coordinator at the Coady International Institute in the special election for the vacant Municipality of the District of Guysborough council seat. Dave Hanhams,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: In the midst of a controversy over the firing of Richmond County’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and the resignation of the warden, the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce has weighed in. A letter dated...
ANTIGONISH: A municipally owned energy group is looking to diversify. The Alternative Resource Energy Authority (AREA) - an intra-municipal partnership involving the Towns of Antigonish, Berwick, and Mahone Bay, in a 10 turbine wind project - is...
GUYSBOROUGH: Councillors with the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) tackled two concerns dealing with waste and garbage during their latest council meeting. First municipal council awarded a $3,012,082 contract to Nova Construction for...
“In or about September 2016, an ombudsman’s report about Richmond expenses was leaked to the media and the report erroneously attributed to Marchand an expense for attending a ‘strip club’ in Houston, Texas,” Marchand’s statement of claim reads. “Marchand spent three weeks resolving this error with the ombudsman, without any assistance from Richmond.”
HALIFAX: The departure of Dr. Jeannie MacGillivray, a surgeon who was serving at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital and also working out of the Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital, was a hot topic during the April 9 sitting of the legislature.
ANTIGONISH: The Bishop of the Diocese of Antigonish will soon be leaving the region. On April 13, the Diocese of Antigonish issued a press release confirming that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Brian Dunn as the Coadjutor...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotia’s Electoral Boundaries Commission is recommending the return of the riding of Richmond and for the Town of Port Hawkesbury to rejoin the riding of Inverness. On Monday, the independent commission released its final report...
GUYSBOROUGH: The fatality inquiry into the triple murder-suicide of Afghanistan war veteran Lionel Desmond and his family is scheduled to begin hearing evidence in Guysborough this September. The bodies of Desmond, his 31-year-old wife Shanna, their 10-year-old...
DARTMOUTH: Local projects in the seafood and aquaculture sectors received government funding last week. On April 10, the provincial and federal governments announced funding support to 11 regional organizations through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund. The funding—a total...
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