Sunday, April 30, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: Food was the topic of the day at a recent information session. The Island Food Network hosted a public meeting at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre last week with the aim of spreading the network’s message across Cape...
STRAIT AREA: Three municipal units and two First Nations communities joined forces last week for an initiative designed to provide local children with a solid start. Joined by representatives from Waycobah and Wagmatcook First Nations, Port Hawkesbury Town Council, Victoria...
MULGRAVE: Town council is once again looking to round out its numbers. Last week, Mulgrave Town Council set aside June 3 as the date for a by-election to fill the lone empty seat on council. “We’ll start advertising in the next...
OTTAWA: A local man was part of a national ceremony over the weekend. Port Hawkesbury native Sergeant Stewart MacDonald, 91, was in Ottawa last weekend as part of an official Government of Canada delegation participating in events commemorating the 100th...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are providing more details about the financial breakdown of an ambitious overhaul of Reeves Street, while pledging further public meetings on the issue and insisting that the project won’t drive up town tax rates. With...
ANTIGONISH: Members of the Strait regional school board (SRSB) now have armloads of recommendations, reports and commentary to consider, in the wake of an often-heated 150-minute public discussion on the future of five schools in Antigonish and the surrounding...
ANTIGONISH: The town is looking at mixing it up when it comes to its commercial fringe areas. Brynn Nheiley, planning and development officer with the Town of Antigonish, took the lead on a public input session looking at options to...
PORT HOOD: Recent closures of the Canso Causeway have Inverness Municipal Council mulling over what can be done to make bad situations more tolerable. Councillor John Dowling brought up the matter during the petitions and resolutions section of the municipality’s...
GLENCOE: A house fire in Inverness County yesterday claimed the life of a 49-year-old woman. At around 7:20 a.m. on April 11, members of Inverness District RCMP were called to assist with a house fire on MacKinnon Road in Glencoe....
HALIFAX: Nova Scotia’s first, dedicated program to address repairs and reconstruction on gravel roads will see an annual $10 million in new funding. The Gravel Road Capital Program was introduced last Friday. The funding, broken down based on the number...
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