Tuesday, April 17, 2018


PORT HAWKESBURY: The RCMP has determined that threats made at a local high school were unsubstantiated. Shortly before 1 p.m. on March 1, Inverness District RCMP responded to a call of threats that had been received at a local high...
HALIFAX: A local MLA is considering a run at the leadership of his party, while another is remaining neutral. Last week, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster told The Reporter he is still considering a leadership bid but refused to comment on...
BOYLSTON: Some residents aren’t happy with council’s decision to ask the province to revisit its ban on hydraulic fracturing. On February 21, the Boylston Community Centre hosted a town hall style meeting on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Organizers called the...
By: Melanie Holder and Matt Draper STRAIT AREA: As teachers sat down with the provincial government to discuss proposed reforms to the education system, Strait area educators held meetings and organized protests last week. On February 20, 93 per cent of...
INVERNESS COUNTY: Municipal representatives from Inverness County recently had a sit-down meeting with the one man in Nova Scotia best equipped to remedy road issues. “It wasn’t a major breakthrough, but we opened some lines of communication,” said Inverness Deputy...
HALIFAX: Although a biologist with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducted an assessment of the West Mabou Beach Provincial Park, that doesn’t necessarily provide insight on the area potentially being used as the site of Cabot Golf’s third...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Police did not receive any information on possible suspects in a case involving a man approaching a young woman recently. Port Hawkesbury RCMP reported a man approached a 12-year-old female asking if she wanted a ride near Elm...
ARICHAT: An Isle Madame company is part of a group which was recently awarded a new fishery license. On February 21, Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, announced that a new license for Arctic Surf Clam will be issued to...
CAP AUGUET: Another new lighthouse serving Arichat harbour is set to come online next month. Steve Bornais, Department of Fisheries and Oceans communications advisor for the Atlantic region, said the Canadian Coast Guard conducted engineering inspections of navigation aids in...
DARTMOUTH: An Emergency Health Services (EHS) representative said the recent flood of illness has led to some busy days. On February 15, Progressive Conservative MLAs Eddie Orrell, Alfie MacLeod and Keith Bain called on the Liberal government to address what...
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