ARICHAT: Although public opinions vary, council has decided to investigate the cost and process for changing from the current warden system, to electing a mayor-at-large. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on February 25 in Arichat, District...
ANTIGONISH: In a recent joint council meeting between the town and county of Antigonish, councillors heard a presentation from Eastern Region Sold Waste Management (ERSWM) about their options in dealing with household hazardous waste. In Antigonish town and county, the...
ARICHAT: A new five-year plan for the municipality received more criticism. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on February 25 in Arichat, members of the public gave their feedback on Richmond County’s new strategic plan for 2019-2024...
MULGRAVE: A driver was charged with stunting after being clocked going 87 kilometres an hour (km/hr) over the posted speed limit. On February 27 at 9:36 p.m., Port Hawkesbury RCMP stopped a vehicle on Highway 344 near Mulgrave for driving...
OTTAWA: A Conservative MP from British Columbia was in Cape Breton last week. On February 20, Cathy McLeod - Conservative shadow minister for Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs and Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo - toured the Cape Breton Regional...
GUYSBOROUGH: The Municipality of the District of Guysborough has been notified by the Deputy Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage of plans to change the funding formula for libraries – something the municipality won’t be able to afford. Council passed...
ANTIGONISH: Since becoming legalized on October 17, cannabis has brought in $17.4 million in sales for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC), with the Antigonish outlet raking in a modest $730,000 – which is on par with the smaller...
POINT TUPPER: Delivering on its commitments to ensuring local benefits and meaningful Mi’kmaq participation, Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. through its 100 per cent owned project company, Bear Head LNG Corporation Inc. announced February 19 that it signed agreements with...
ANTIGONISH: With the success of one national event in the area, the mayor says there’s no reason they can’t try for similar large sized events in the future. Antigonish Town and County, along with StFX University, hosted the Special Olympics...
GUYSBOROUGH: Officials with the Municipality of the District of Guysborough have set the date for a by-election to fill a vacant council seat. The April 13 by-election comes as a result of the sudden death of councillor Blair George, who...


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