Monday, December 18, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: Changes may be on the way to a contentious town by-law approved shortly before this fall’s municipal election that hiked the fees charged to mobile food vendors, flea market operators and those running similar ventures. Deputy Mayor Trevor...
PORT HAWKESBURY: After 54 years of public service and less than a week before his 80th birthday, former Port Hawkesbury Mayor Billy Joe MacLean gathered with a few hundred friends last Saturday night at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. The...
ANTIGONISH: A former Prime Minister is praising StFX University’s commitment to aboriginal development while insisting that the federal government, and Canadians in general, must take the concerns and communities of indigenous Canadians seriously. Paul Martin, who held the country’s top...
LOUISDALE: Richmond County RCMP is looking for information into a recent case of property damage. On November 10, during the day, two vehicles parked at the Louisdale carpool parking lot were damaged. According to the RCMP, suspects shot at the...
PAQ’TNKEK, FIRST NATION: Antigonish District RCMP reports that a teen reported missing has been found. This morning, the RCMP issued a press release to confirm that 16-year-old Gabriel "Gabby" Bridget Basque who was reported missing Thursday from Paq'tnkek has been...
INVERNESS: The MLA for Inverness has responded to criticism from the Warden of the District of the Municipality of Guysborough (MODG). Last week, Guysborough Warden Vernon Pitts requested an apology after Allan MacMaster questioned a purchase by the Chief Administrative...
ANTIGONISH: County council is hoping the province will allow them to remove a whale carcass from a local beach. During last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, councilor Gary Mattie mentioned receiving...
AINSLIE GLEN: Christmas in Boston will be a little brighter this year due to a Cape Breton first. “Nova Scotia has been contributing a Christmas tree to the people of Boston for decades,” said Lloyd Hines, Minister of Natural Resources....
MULGRAVE: There is still an empty seat on town council but it might remain vacant. As of 5 p.m. on November 8, the Town of Mulgrave did not receive any nomination papers from prospective candidates looking to fill the one...
PORT HAWKESBURY: An inspector with the International Transport Workers Federation (ITWF) arrived here earlier this week, hoping to wrap up payment and security issues for four of the five sailors who have spent the past three months working on,...
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