STRAIT AREA: Power outages, poor road conditions, a fatal accident in Richmond County and an unexpected overnight stay in Whycocomagh for several Maritime Bus passengers were among the outcomes of a series of storms that lashed Cape Breton and...
HALIFAX: A spokesperson for Irving Oil says the company will better serve its Cape Breton customers as the result of a purchase involving an inland storage facility in the Strait area. Irving officials confirmed earlier this month that they had...
ARICHAT: A familiar face in Strait area municipal politics has become the interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Richmond County, as the municipality prepares to search for a permanent replacement for recently-departed CAO Warren Olsen. Maris Freimanis, who served as...
EVANSTON: Richmond District RCMP responded to a fatal two-vehicle collision that was reported at 6:16 a.m. today. A 52-year-old woman was travelling to the Strait-Richmond Hospital on Highway 104 in Evanston when her vehicle collided with an oncoming vehicle. She...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Following appeals to the Town and County of Antigonish, the fundraising campaign for the region’s largest hospital has made a pitch to another Strait area municipal council. Five members of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation arrived at last...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A native of Princeville and her business partner in Montreal have launched a major upgrade of four local apartment buildings, with the hope of moving in tenants as early as February. Danita Rooyakkers and her partner Attila Tolnai,...
HALIFAX: Drivers are asked to be extra cautious over the next 24-to-48 hours as dramatic drops in temperature will produce slippery road conditions. "Yesterday's wet roads, plus snow we're getting today, will quickly ice over making driving treacherous," said Minister...
GUYSBOROUGH: Municipal council is in the early stages of establishing a strategic plan for the area. During last night’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, members approved MacPherson Roche Smith and Associates as the...
GUYSBOROUGH: The warden wants to take a provincial representative for a walk-through of  local nursing homes. During a nursing home board report to the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, Warden Vernon Pitts said he wants to invite Erin Smiley,...
GUYSBOROUGH: The lines of communication remain open. Municipality of the District of Guysborough Warden Vernon Pitts said staff is still communicating with the province in regards to a letter of intent concerning the proposed dissolution of the Town of Mulgrave. “We’re...
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