POINT TUPPER: The local paper mill received some positive news about its appeal. On April 13, Port Hawkesbury Paper (PHP) was given notice of a positive decision coming from a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) panel. A release from...
MULGRAVE: Town council is looking to solve its problems with the new water plant. Mulgrave CAO Kevin Matheson said council is engaging CBCL Limited, an engineering firm out of Halifax, to take over the completion of their new water treatment...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With its first-ever central operations centre now operating in Monastery and membership on the rise, Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue (SAGSR) is thanking local municipalities for their support but also requesting additional funds to assist with...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Officials with an island-wide food production and distribution network returned to the town council table last week, thanking Port Hawkesbury officials for providing distribution space and discussion for their various ventures while also seeking future financial assistance. The...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Food was the topic of the day at a recent information session. The Island Food Network hosted a public meeting at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre last week with the aim of spreading the network’s message across Cape...
STRAIT AREA: Three municipal units and two First Nations communities joined forces last week for an initiative designed to provide local children with a solid start. Joined by representatives from Waycobah and Wagmatcook First Nations, Port Hawkesbury Town Council, Victoria...
MULGRAVE: Town council is once again looking to round out its numbers. Last week, Mulgrave Town Council set aside June 3 as the date for a by-election to fill the lone empty seat on council. “We’ll start advertising in the next...
OTTAWA: A local man was part of a national ceremony over the weekend. Port Hawkesbury native Sergeant Stewart MacDonald, 91, was in Ottawa last weekend as part of an official Government of Canada delegation participating in events commemorating the 100th...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are providing more details about the financial breakdown of an ambitious overhaul of Reeves Street, while pledging further public meetings on the issue and insisting that the project won’t drive up town tax rates. With...
ANTIGONISH: Members of the Strait regional school board (SRSB) now have armloads of recommendations, reports and commentary to consider, in the wake of an often-heated 150-minute public discussion on the future of five schools in Antigonish and the surrounding...
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