Tuesday, June 25, 2019
PORT HAWKESBURY: Three decades of service to the Royal Canadian Legion, which saw her become the first woman to assume one of the organization’s top regional posts, were among the many community contributions made by a local resident who...
RIVER BOURGEOIS: People got the chance to have their say about highway twinning and tolls. On February 22, the Tara Lynne Community Centre in River Bourgeois hosted a public consultation regarding the province’s twinning feasibility study. Attendees shared a number of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre was the latest stop, on February 23, for the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal’s (DTIR) public consultations asking the public if they support using tolls to accelerate the timeline for highway...
ANTIGONISH: The committee reviewing the future of five schools in the Town of Antigonish and western Antigonish County wants all of these buildings to remain in operation, but this scenario will require the approval of the Strait regional school...
ANTIGONISH: A former town councillor will return to court next month to face charges relating to child pornography. On February 22, John Robert MacIsaac of Antigonish appeared in Antigonish Provincial Court facing a charge of possessing child pornography and accessing...
HALIFAX: A lengthy national cocaine trafficking investigation with ties to Columbia started in Cape Breton, according to the RCMP. On February 23, the RCMP’s Federal Serious and Organized Crime unit executed search warrants at residences in Arichat, West Arichat, Baddeck...
ARICHAT: A former Catholic Church that has been refurbished as a pastoral centre for two local Catholic parishes is a step closer to receiving a municipal tax exemption. Richmond Municipal Council’s latest regular monthly meeting on Monday evening saw a...
MONASTERY: The search for a man who went missing late last month resumed on the weekend. On Sunday, Antigonish District RCMP confirmed they restarted their search for 23-year-old Craig Joseph Perry. The RCMP said favourable weather and ice flow conditions allowed...
WEST BAY: Two local students have joined a select group of young Canadians that will each receive scholarships of $100,000 over the next four years. SAERC student Janine Lock and Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School student Kerilyn Kennedy...

Fleury speaks out

ANTIGONISH: A former NHLer is helping others heal by sharing how he was hurt. Motivational speaker, author, survivor, and former pro puckster Theo Fleury was in Antigonish last week to offer a pair of talks on topics close to his...
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