Thursday, February 8, 2018


PORT HAWKESBURY: Two men facing weapon charges following a home invasion remain in custody. On March 8, Morgan Herney, 20, and Victor Herney, 23, of Eskasoni, appeared in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court with each facing a charge of assault with...
ANTIGONISH: A man awaiting sentencing on a sexual assault conviction has died. William Roger MacLellan, who was convicted of sexual assault last year, passed away on April 5, the day before he was set to receive sentencing. Crown attorney Thomas Kayter...
FRANKVILLE: On March 9, the RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit of Antigonish/ Guysborough County searched a home in Frankville and quantities of marijuana and prescription pills were seized. The same home was searched yesterday by RCMP, and quantities of marijuana and...
ARICHAT: Richmond municipal councillors are mulling over a request to contribute $25,000 annually to the St. Martha’s Hospital Foundation over the coming decade. Three representatives of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation arrived at last week’s regular monthly meeting of Richmond...
ARISAIG: A local distillery needs to make a little more room in its trophy case. Arisaig’s Steinhart Distillery took home a silver medal and was named Canadian Gin Distiller of the Year at the Berlin International Spirits Competition. Thomas Steinhart,...
STRAIT AREA: The operators of schools located inside and outside local Mi’kmaw communities are offering a variety of approaches and opinions, in the wake of recent figures that suggest a high suspension rate for aboriginal students attending classes within...
INVERNESS: What is happening to the forests in Nova Scotia? That was the question posed at the panel discussion taking place on April 2 at the Inverness Fire Hall. The event was hosted by the Inverness County Chapter of the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With business booming and employee numbers on the rise, a long-time Reeves Street restaurant is getting applause from the mayor and town officials for its upgraded façade, innovative new services and further expansion plans. Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Two people were arrested and charged with drug offences following a police search of a residence in the town. On April 3, Inverness District RCMP's Street Crime Enforcement Unit seized oxycodone, hydromorphone, dextroamphetamine, and clonzaepam, resulting in the...
ANTIGONISH: With the Strait regional school board (SRSB) set to determine the fate of Antigonish Education Centre (AEC) later this month, residents of the town and surrounding communities have launched an on-line petition and are lobbying board members to...
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