Monday, June 17, 2019
ANTIGONISH: Preparations for a national sporting event are well underway. Antigonish Mayor Laurie Boucher said the town is moving along quickly with preparations for the 2018 Special Olympics Canada National Summer Games from July 31-August 4 in Antigonish. “People are getting...
INVERNESS COUNTY: Members of Inverness District RCMP recently arrested three people on drug charges following two separate matters. On July 21, at around 8:30 p.m., a traffic stop in Inverness on Highway 19 resulted in the seizure of Hydromorphone. The 25-year-old...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotia Progressive Conservatives have released an e-mail they claim is from the former warden of Richmond County. Late on Thursday, PC Leader Jamie Baillie received an e-mail related to the investigation into allegations Richmond municipal councillors were reimbursed...
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...
AULD’S COVE:  A pedestrian was airlifted to Halifax with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a truck on the Canso Causeway. At 5:11 p.m. yesterday (Tuesday, November 27), Inverness District RCMP responded to a 911 call on the Canso Causeway,...
HALIFAX: The province will dissolve the seven elected regional school boards in the province. The government says the changes to the education system will provide more support for students and give communities more input. "Our singular focus is on improving student...
ARICHAT: Once again, the subject of grant funding to community groups has generated debate around the council table. During Richmond Municipal Council’s committee of the whole meeting on December 19 in Arichat, council approved a one-year extension to the timeline...
HALIFAX: The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) has received interest from a physician considering locating in Richmond County. NSHA Eastern Zone spokesperson Greg Boone confirmed last week they are in discussions with a physician. “In this situation, we have someone who...
MONASTERY: The search for a man who went missing late last month resumed on the weekend. On Sunday, Antigonish District RCMP confirmed they restarted their search for 23-year-old Craig Joseph Perry. The RCMP said favourable weather and ice flow conditions allowed...
STRAIT AREA: Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh is heading back to Canadian soil after the former Strait area businessman was released from a Nepalese prison. MacIntosh’s release comes after serving half of his seven-year sentence stemming from his arrest in 2014 on...
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