WHYCOCOMAGH: Some of the newest residents of Inverness County introduced themselves to locals at The Farmer’s Daughter last Saturday. “Everyone’s fitting in well,” said Sandee MacLean, who runs the general store and bakery in Whycocomagh with her sister, Heather Coulombe. “When...
INVERNESS: Last Sunday saw locals gather at the Inverness Fire Hall to mull over concerns related to forests. “Basically, we’re looking to make people aware of what’s going on,” said Johanna Padelt, media contact person for the Inverness County Chapter...
HALIFAX: Richmond County’s warden is pledging that the municipality will do its part to implement the seven closing recommendations of the final report from Nova Scotia’s Office of the Ombudsman regarding expense claims filed by municipal councillors and staff...
ARICHAT: Six months after voting to allocate $4.4 million in federal and municipal funds towards Richmond County’s new tourism strategy, Richmond Municipal Council is putting the brakes on the county-wide project in the hopes of securing more definitive answers...
HALIFAX: Richmond County’s elected councillors and municipal employees will see a pair of salary increases over the months to come. The municipality’s new five-member council voted in favour of a 1.5 per cent increase for each of the calendar years...
WAYCOBAH: A 51-year-old Waycobah man is facing charges after police searched a home. On December 2 at approximately 7:40 p.m., Inverness County District RCMP, Victoria County District RCMP and the Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) searched a Waycobah home as...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A major overhaul of the town’s most-travelled roadway is now in the hands of the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR), and Port Hawkesbury’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is hoping these efforts will move...
ANTIGONISH: A local business owner said she supports the province’s restorative justice program. “I think it’s a very wholesome approach if the right people are involved,” said Meghan Peters, co-owner of the Tall and Small Café. “I definitely, after going...
INVERNESS COUNTY: It’s a tale of two rings and two very different opinions. “I can’t tell you how many times customers have come up to me and said, ‘do you realize that someone else is selling Cape Breton rings at...
ANTIGONISH: As the province’s schools face a work-to-rule action, Nova Scotia Teacher’s Union (NSTU) locals in the region are protesting against the provincial government. On Sunday Premier Stephen McNeil said negotiations between the province and the NSTU ended without resolution. “I...
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