Sunday, April 30, 2017


HALIFAX: The search is on for a private developer willing to construct and manage a long-discussed student residence for Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Strait Area Campus over the next two years. NSCC officials recently posted a Request For Information...
PORT HAWKESBURY: After several years of discussions that have spanned three different provincial administrations, town officials and the Nova Scotia Government are in the home stretch of transferring a parcel of land from the province to the town. Cape Breton-Richmond...
ARICHAT: Richmond County is going back to the drawing board in its efforts to post the expenses of councillors and staff on-line, while awaiting legal advice on the future direction of a council committee established to implement additional financial...
MULGRAVE: The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) has greenlit an application from the Town of Mulgrave to increase the cost of water over the next three years. “We have a big increase in water rates, and I’m not...
MONASTERY: Accustomed to steep year-over-year drops in student numbers, officials at the Strait regional school board (SRSB) are “very surprised” by enrolment updates showing more stable figures for the new academic year, including increases for the student bodies at...
PORT HOOD: Inverness County is making a priority of getting water to two housing units in the Port Hastings area. Councillor Dwayne MacDonald brought to council’s attention the situation of D&R Fox Developments Ltd., a Port Hastings-based company that’s anxious...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are hoping they have found, and addressed, the source of an unpleasant odour that plagued the Embree Island area earlier this fall and has arisen regularly over the past year. At the request of deputy...
MONASTERY: A looming provincial deadline for a decision on the future of the Strait regional school board’s public-private-partnership (P3) facilities has led the board to fast-forward its school review schedule. The board originally planned to conduct a review of the...
ARICHAT: Having secured temporary funding to keep its community outreach and support worker operating in the county until early November, the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) is now approaching three levels of government to make the post a permanent...
ARICHAT: In the wake of reduced service linked to a lack of additional municipal funds from Richmond County, municipal councillors have voted to ask senior staff to see if the latest funding request from Strait Area Transit (SAT) can...
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