Thursday, August 22, 2019
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...
MULGRAVE: Council is seeking legal advice in regards to the town’s water treatment facility. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Town of Mulgrave, Mayor Ralph Hadley said the town looking at taking legal action in hopes...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Brenda Chisholm-Beaton’s latest trip to the annual conference of the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities (UNSM) was no routine matter. Making her first visit to the late-fall UNSM gathering in Halifax as the mayor of Port Hawkesbury, Chisholm-Beaton...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is responding to concerns about an emergency response plan for the Canso Causeway. In his annual report issued on November 30, Auditor General Michael Pickup noted the province has yet to identify “critical infrastructure, or its...
PORT HASTINGS: The superintendent of schools for the Strait regional school board (SRSB) is striking an optimistic tone about the province’s plan to purchase four of the board’s public-private-partnership (P3) buildings, including an Inverness County school that the board...
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