Wednesday, July 17, 2019
ANTIGONISH: In a letter addressed to the campus community, the president of StFX University announced involuntary lay-offs have been avoided within the Coady International Institute and Dr. June Webber, the vice president of the institute and extension department, would...
PORT HOOD: The swearing-in of Inverness council last Monday concluded with the third Strait area woman elected to lead a local municipal unit. “There’s a new female mayor in Antigonish, and that’s also true in Port Hawkesbury. Now, the warden...
PORT HASTINGS: Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster is happy to hear the towers Nova Scotia Power Inc. (NSPI) plans to build across the Strait of Canso won’t be quite as hard on the eyes as their predecessors. “They told me when...
ANTIGONISH: A single vehicle collision left one person dead last week. Shortly after midnight on October 27, Antigonish District RCMP responded to a call of a single vehicle leaving the road, rolling, and striking a light pole on Highway 4...
ANTIGONISH: Council has to vote on a new warden and set a special election date. With the recent passing of former councillor and warden Russell Boucher, Antigonish Municipal Council is expected to pick a new warden this week and set...
BREAKING: Atlantic Lotto is asking Strait area residents to check their Lotto 6/49 lottery tickets. A ticket sold in Richmond County for the October 19 draw of Lotto 6/49 is worth $1,000,000. Details on the prize winner(s) will be released as...
ANTIGONISH: The head of a local university said he sees changes on the horizon but wants to keep the same intimate feel. Last week, StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald offered a talk about the expectations for the university over the...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotians can expect heavy rain and strong winds beginning tonight and continuing Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a weather advisory that parts of the province can expect between 50 and 100 millimetres of rain. This could bring localized...
ANTIGONISH: The rates are in, and they are up. During a special meeting last week, Antigonish Town Council set its operating budget and tax rates for the current fiscal year. The residential tax rate is now $1.09 per $100 of...
ANTIGONISH: Taking part in a post-secondary transformation, StFX University has reaffirmed its commitment to making its research culture more diverse and inclusive by joining a federal government’s pilot project. The Dimensions Program and Charter reflects a made-in-Canada initiative...
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