Thursday, April 19, 2018


BIG POND: A meeting of the minds took place last Thursday as members of the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association (BLBRA) hosted an information session at the Big Pond Community Centre. “It was very productive,” said Dr. Annamarie Hatcher,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Police seized marijuana and money, and arrested a man, following a search of a business in the town late last week. On September 22, members of the Inverness-Richmond RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU), and Inverness District RCMP...
INVERNESS: The RCMP confirmed that a report they received last week of an attempted abduction was false. On September 18, Inverness District RCMP received a call of an attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl near a service station on Highway...
ANTIGONISH: The ground is broken and there is work to be done. On September 20, StFX University hosted the official sod turning for its soon-to-be Mulroney Hall and Xaverian Gardens. The $100 million project will include a new academic building...
HALIFAX: The RCMP have released an age progression sketch of Allan Kenley Matheson, who went missing 25 years ago. Matheson was last seen September 21, 1992 on Main Street in Wolfville, wearing blue jeans, a purple t-shirt, a red and...
HALIFAX: Ron MacDonald, head of the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT), is retiring next month after 26 years in the civil service. MacDonald, SiRT’s first and only director, developed the independent investigations office from a concept to a highly effective...
GUYSBOROUGH: After a busy summer, progress continues with the Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, Warden Vernon Pitts offered an update on the work being done on...
PORT HOOD: Joe O’Connor, the long-serving Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Municipality of Inverness County, attended his last council meeting on September 9. “We all knew that this day would come,” said Warden Betty Ann MacQuarrie who noted that...
GUYSBOROUGH: A former cable building has seen the last of its days. On September 5, the former Commercial Cable Station in Hazel Hill came down. Warden Vernon Pitts commended the Commercial Cable Rehabilitation Society (CCRS) for their efforts in trying...
ARICHAT: A monument to Isle Madame’s golden age of sail reached a significant milestone recently. Elected officials, current and former residents, and volunteers celebrated the 50th anniversary of LeNoir Forge Museum last Sunday afternoon in Arichat. The original forge was constructed...
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