Saturday, June 15, 2019
HALIFAX: To address concerns raised by local residents, Nova Scotia Power will begin installing new navigation lights on its transmission towers at Auld’s Cove Monday. Transport Canada requires the utility to have navigation lights on the towers but some customers...
ANTIGONISH: A provincial party leader wants to see Nova Scotians make a progressive decision in the next election. Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill was in Antigonish on October 27, after receiving an invite from the StFX Young New Democrats....
ARICHAT; After just two weeks of playing the lottery together, fish plant coworkers Marc Touesnard, Shelly Marchand, Leo Peeples, and Spencer Green landed a big one. The foursome – all from Richmond County – claimed the $1 million guaranteed...
ANTIGONISH: A former Prime Minister and alumnus is lending his name to two significant developments. Last week, StFX University announced the formation of the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government and the construction of Mulroney Hall. The institute will feature, among other...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Community leaders put their heads together on Wednesday of last week as the Heart and Stroke Foundation, along with its partners, hosted a Walkable Communities Workshop at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. “The Heart and Stroke Foundation has...
PORT HASTINGS: Needed upgrades will lead to some delayed traffic at the Canso Causeway. On October 27, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal announced that the Canso Canal will be closed to marine traffic from November 1 to May...
ANTIGONISH: A set of videos about the County of Antigonish recently garnered some attention. Antigonish County treasurer/clerk Glen Horne said the county decided to produce the videos to raise awareness of municipal services, noting councillors felt there was a general...
PORT HASTINGS: Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster is happy to hear the towers Nova Scotia Power Inc. (NSPI) plans to build across the Strait of Canso won’t be quite as hard on the eyes as their predecessors. “They told me when...
ANTIGONISH: Municipal council has been finalized. Council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish held a swearing-in ceremony prior to its council meeting on October 25. District 1’s Mary MacLellan, district 2’s Donnie MacDonald, district 3’s Hughie Stewart, district 4’Vaughn...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s embattled chief administrative officer (CAO) has resigned from his post, days after the release of a forensic audit involving expenses incurred by Richmond municipal staff and councillors. Warren Olsen confirmed last week that October 31 was his...
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