PORT HAWKESBURY: A court case involving a local resident and a golf resort is going before a judge this week. The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia case involving Neal Livingston and Cabot Links Enterprises is set to run from April 17 to...
HALIFAX: A recent agreement could mean more money for the local paper mill. On March 20, American paper company Verso Corp. made a filing to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission stating the company entered into an agreement with...
ANTIGONISH: The province is looking at a new way to fund a local highway twinning project. Last week, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Lloyd Hines said the province is looking into more private sector input on the Highway 104...
ARICHAT: Council approved changes to existing municipal policies and created new ones. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on March 26 in Arichat, councillors approved recommendations from the municipal policy committee to amend its travel expense policy,...
ANTIGONISH: The RCMP has arrested three males resulting from an assault where pepper spray was used on two victims. The incident occurred on March 24 on Notre Dame Avenue in Antigonish. The investigation by Antigonish District RCMP has revealed that...
HALIFAX: Former Cape Breton-Richmond MLA and provincial cabinet minister Michel Samson has been named to the board of the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia (CFNS). “I was honored to be asked to join the board and bring a voice from...
GUYSBOROUGH: Taxes are going up in the municipality. Last week following a 6-2 vote, council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough adopted its budget and tax rates for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The recent iteration of the municipality’s...
HALIFAX: The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is investigating after a deceased fin whale washed ashore in Richmond County. First year NSCC Strait Area Campus natural resources environmental technology student Celine Martell heard about the whale from a fellow L’Ardoise...
ANTIGONISH: Another local council is raising concerns about potential changes to the province’s Municipal Government Act (MGA). On March 8, the Province of Nova Scotia introduced Bill 85 to amend Chapter 18 of the MGA respecting Cape Breton Regional Municipality...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Martin Marietta has announced a capital investment of $50 million to modernize its quarry facility in Auld’s Cove. Keith Flynn, plant manager at the Porcupine Mountain Quarry announced the revitalization project last Wednesday at the annual “State of...
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