Thursday, June 22, 2017


LOWER L’ARDOISE: Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Michel Samson is defending his party’s riding association, as Elections Nova Scotia launches an investigation into the municipal reimbursement of admission fees for a Liberal fundraising dinner involving Samson and Premier Stephen McNeil in...
ANTIGONISH: A taxi driver accused of sexual assault was found guilty last week. On November 4, Antigonish Provincial Court Judge Laurie Halfpenny-MacQuarrie found William Roger MacLellan guilty on a charge of sexual assault. Sentencing is set for January 16 in...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s top two elected positions are now held by two new faces, including a first-time councillor, in the wake of Monday night’s swearing-in ceremonies at the county’s municipal chambers. District 3 councillor Brian Marchand was unopposed for the...
PORT HOOD: The swearing-in of Inverness council last Monday concluded with the third Strait area woman elected to lead a local municipal unit. “There’s a new female mayor in Antigonish, and that’s also true in Port Hawkesbury. Now, the warden...
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...
HALIFAX: To address concerns raised by local residents, Nova Scotia Power will begin installing new navigation lights on its transmission towers at Auld’s Cove Monday. Transport Canada requires the utility to have navigation lights on the towers but some customers...
ARICHAT; After just two weeks of playing the lottery together, fish plant coworkers Marc Touesnard, Shelly Marchand, Leo Peeples, and Spencer Green landed a big one. The foursome – all from Richmond County – claimed the $1 million guaranteed...
PORT HASTINGS: Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster is happy to hear the towers Nova Scotia Power Inc. (NSPI) plans to build across the Strait of Canso won’t be quite as hard on the eyes as their predecessors. “They told me when...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s embattled chief administrative officer (CAO) has resigned from his post, days after the release of a forensic audit involving expenses incurred by Richmond municipal staff and councillors. Warren Olsen confirmed last week that October 31 was his...
ANTIGONISH: Cape George resident William Leigh Brady said he has asked the local crown to either return marijuana police took from his home in 2012 or repay him. “It’s supposed to be that if charges are dropped, or the cases...
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