Thursday, June 29, 2017


ANTIGONISH: It’s a success story on more than one level. Thanks in no small part to some international advertising from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who mentioned Antigonish’s Peace By Chocolate while at the United Nations, demand for the local treats...
PORT HAWKESBURY: After 54 years of public service and less than a week before his 80th birthday, former Port Hawkesbury Mayor Billy Joe MacLean gathered with a few hundred friends on November 19 at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. The...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The conservative estimate is that one in every six men has experienced sexual violence and, when statistics like that are considered, Wednesday’s forum on male victimization was a much-needed conversation. “It was a fabulous day,” said Robert Wright,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Changes may be on the way to a contentious town by-law approved shortly before this fall’s municipal election that hiked the fees charged to mobile food vendors, flea market operators and those running similar ventures. Deputy Mayor Trevor...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council is looking to make sure locals are able to get out and about following snowstorms this winter. “Most of Inverness County is rural, and a lot of us are in the same boat,” said John...
ANTIGONISH: Two local communities are partnering up. Last week, Antigonish Municipal Council voted to “enter into a community-to-community relationship with Paq’tnkek Mi’kmaw Nation in the spirit of lasting friendship and collaboration, economic prosperity and building community.” Antigonish County Warden Russell said...
MONASTERY: High school students from across the Strait area arrived here on November 17 for a day-long summit on increased awareness and discussion of mental health issues among young adults. Six schools within the Strait regional school board (SRSB) have...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Pet owners across the Strait area now have a new option to find food, toys, supplies and even a cleaning service for their animal friends. The Port Hawkesbury Shopping Centre’s new PetValu franchise officially opened its doors on...
ANTIGONISH: The hospital foundation is hoping for a financial contribution from the county. During the November 15 meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, representatives of the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation made a presentation to...
ANTIGONISH: The warden says he hasn’t heard any complaints from businesses along the old Highway 104. The section of the current Trunk 4 between Beech Hill and Taylor’s Road re-opened to through traffic shortly after completion of the second phase...
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