Sunday, May 27, 2018


HALIFAX: In his spare time, a Louisdale native is using technology to improve the lives of people around the globe. Jake Boudreau has become the first person in Nova Scotia to work with “e-NABLE,” a worldwide network of volunteers who...
ANTIGONISH: A local bus program made a difference in the lives of a number of seniors recently. Local resident Olivia Rossong said she saw an ad posted by the Seniors Getting Involved Association in the fall. She applied for the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: It was a big day at the Port Hawkesbury branch of the Eastern counties regional library (ECRL) last Wednesday as the facility officially launched a new research centre. “What we’re doing is unveiling a new computer, and that...
ST. PETER’S: Last week over 25 community members and healthcare professionals gathered to share their thoughts about a collaborative model for primary healthcare. On February 23, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) hosted a community information session in St. Peter’s...
ARICHAT: The new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Richmond County has been busy in his first seven weeks on the job. After being selected by Richmond Municipal Council late last year and signing a five-year contract, Kent MacIntyre officially started...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Strait Area Campus has announced changes to its culinary program that will provide students with a pathway into the marine industry. Last week, the NSCC unveiled its new one-year Culinary Skills program....
PORT HAWKESBURY: Students and visitors to the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Strait Area Campus were welcomed with music and treats on Tuesday during a celebration of diversity. The NSCC hosted its campus pride event on February 13 to recognize...
By: Marjorie Simmins STRAIT AREA: As a feat of coordination, skill, and strength, it’s hard to beat a harbour pilot boarding an immense cargo ship – one step at a time, via a 40-foot rope ladder that dips up and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Last weekend the Town of Port Hawkesbury hosted the first in a series of events designed to get young girls moving while celebrating themselves and each other. Approximately 31 girls ranging in age from 11 to 14 took...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Nova Scotia Works-Island Employment Service Centre hosted a promotion for mental health and wellness services in the area on February 5. Dana Pettipas, a case manager with Island Employment, said her office organized the event to bring...
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