Sunday, September 15, 2019
MABOU: The members of “100 Women Who Care Rural Cape Breton” came together last week to offer three local charitable groups the chance to receive a significant helping hand. The Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation ended up the big...
ANTIGONISH: Following a setback over the summer, the Municipality of Antigonish County is moving ahead with plans to repair the town’s historic courthouse. “Staff determined that a building assessment was necessary to further inform the nature and extent of the...
ANTIGONISH: Ridership numbers for Antigonish Community Transit have shown steady growth since the program was officially launched in 2015. “Our ridership numbers are increasing way beyond what we ever anticipated, so we’re really thrilled by things,” said Dale Bogle, Antigonish...
ANTIGONISH: Antigonish Municipal Council is urging local property owners to review their preliminary assessments for 2018, which are now available on the Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) Web site. “It’s an opportunity to contact them and let them know what...
CAP AUGUET: The largest modern fishing boat ever manufactured on Isle Madame has hit the water. Earlier this month, father and son duo Adolphe and Shawn Boudreau completed construction on the fishing vessel All Segments, which was purchased by the...
ARICHAT: The County of Richmond announced the appointment of Kent MacIntyre as their new Chief Administrative Officer. A graduate of Saint Mary’s University (MBA), MacIntyre brings a mix of private and public sector leadership experience, having been a CEO of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Police seized drugs, cash, alcohol and a weapon at a checkpoint in the town last weekend. At approximately 4 p.m. on October 20, Inverness County District RCMP conducted a checkpoint in Port Hawkesbury that resulted in drugs seized...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A town resident received probation and was fined for an incident which took place on Christmas Eve. Josh Nicholson, 31, appeared in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court on October 16. He pleaded guilty to assault and uttering threats relating...
AFTON: The federal and provincial governments are contributing to a highway project near a First Nations community in Antigonish County. Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton—Canso, on behalf of Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Lloyd...
INVERNESS: The establishment of the Charles and Christina Jamieson Memorial Bursary Fund was announced last Thursday at the Inverness Education Centre/Academy. “We are very, very proud of our family,” said Alex McKinnon, grandson of the late Charles and Christina Jamieson. McKinnon...
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