Saturday, June 15, 2019
MULGRAVE: Town council has another seat to fill. On April 18, Mulgrave Deputy Mayor Evangeline Breen offered formal notice of her intent to resign her position on council, citing personal reasons. Mulgrave interim CAO Kevin Matheson said Breen intends to...
ANTIGONISH: The owner of the medical dispensary in Antigonish who had all her charges withdrawn in exchange for stopping her constitutional challenge, will be closing her doors. Alexander Mackillop, the lawyer for Gillian Sampson and Tasty Budd’s, said through a...
ANTIGONISH: A man caught trying to steal from a parked vehicle is facing charges from another theft in the town. On March 6, shortly before 11:30 p.m., Antigonish District RCMP responded to a theft in progress. A man was located searching...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Mayor of Port Hawkesbury says her first reaction was disappointment after the Community Park public washroom was subject to vandalism in recent weeks. Following the Port Hawkesbury Town Council’s regular monthly meeting on October 2, Brenda Chisholm-Beaton...
HALIFAX: For the first time ever, Nova Scotia's evergreen Christmas gift to Boston is coming from Cape Breton and the Mi'kmaw community will help celebrate its send-off. The large Christmas tree that is given as part of the annual thank...
HALIFAX: Education Minister Zach Churchill has been meeting with school administrators, teachers, and parents throughout the province to discuss the government’s upcoming changes to Nova Scotia’s education system. On February 7, the minister stopped in the Strait area to speak...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia ruled  Cabot Links Enterprises  has the right to build luxury condos on a contested piece of land in Inverness, despite the efforts of a local activist. Neal Livingston, a filmmaker from Inverness...
CHAPEL ISLAND: An overnight fire that police say was intentionally set on Chapel Island destroyed several cabins on land sacred to the Mi’kmaq people. RCMP advised the fire, which had mulitiple ignition points and destroyed 14 of the approximately 170...
ANTIGONISH: A local nursing home is dealing with a deficit, which will mean a reduction in staffing hours. On April 12, Antigonish’s R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home CEO Michelle Thompson issued a press release stating the facility is facing a deficit...
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