Wednesday, February 19, 2020
PORT HOOD: For the first time in 12 years, Inverness County taxes are on the rise. “Over the last month or six weeks, we had three meetings on budget,” said councillor John MacLennan. “We cut as...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Nova Scotia Power (NSP) is undertaking a large project in the town. In a press release issued last week, NSP said it is investing more than $850,000 on improving service reliability for residents and businesses in Port Hawkesbury...
ARICHAT: Councillors voted 3-2 to terminate the contract of Richmond County Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Kent MacIntyre. During a special meeting of Richmond Municipal Council tonight in Arichat, District 4 councillor Gilbert Boucher introduced a motion to immediately remove MacIntyre...
ARICHAT: Richmond County has denied a funding request from Strait Area Transit (SAT). During the regular monthly meeting on November 25 in Arichat, Richmond Municipal Council turned down a request from SAT for $2,100 to help purchase...
HALIFAX: The provincial government refused to bite on a request from a Strait area MLA to make changes to the Port Hastings Rotary. During Question Period in the Nova Scotia Legislature on September 11, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster recalled a...
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...
HALIFAX: The dates and locations for public consultations on the highway twinning report have been set. The consultations will present information on how highways can be twinned sooner using tolls. All session are from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Projecting a net loss of $247,500 a year for the Allan J. MacEachen airport in Port Hastings should the $18 million seasonal Inverness airport be approved, the Mayor of Port Hawkesbury wants to plan an integrated approach.
BADDECK: As part of a new conservation effort in Cape Breton, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced today that it has protected three extraordinary habitats totalling 274 hectares (676 acres). These conservation areas are NCC’s first in Cape Breton...
ARICHAT: The former and current warden debated an extension for infrastructure projects already approved under the municipality’s grant policy. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on April 23 in Arichat, interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)...


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