Tuesday, November 21, 2017


HALIFAX: Richmond County’s elected councillors and municipal employees will see a pair of salary increases over the months to come. The municipality’s new five-member council voted in favour of a 1.5 per cent increase for each of the calendar years...
WAYCOBAH: A 51-year-old Waycobah man is facing charges after police searched a home. On December 2 at approximately 7:40 p.m., Inverness County District RCMP, Victoria County District RCMP and the Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) searched a Waycobah home as...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A major overhaul of the town’s most-travelled roadway is now in the hands of the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR), and Port Hawkesbury’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is hoping these efforts will move...
ANTIGONISH: A local business owner said she supports the province’s restorative justice program. “I think it’s a very wholesome approach if the right people are involved,” said Meghan Peters, co-owner of the Tall and Small Café. “I definitely, after going...
INVERNESS COUNTY: It’s a tale of two rings and two very different opinions. “I can’t tell you how many times customers have come up to me and said, ‘do you realize that someone else is selling Cape Breton rings at...
ANTIGONISH: As the province’s schools face a work-to-rule action, Nova Scotia Teacher’s Union (NSTU) locals in the region are protesting against the provincial government. On Sunday Premier Stephen McNeil said negotiations between the province and the NSTU ended without resolution. “I...
HAMILTON, ONTARIO: The ownership group overseeing a cargo vessel moored at the Port Hawkesbury Pier is vowing that the ship will leave the Strait area by the end of December. Originally slated to leave Port Hawkesbury for Souris, Prince Edward...
ANTIGONISH: The owner of Central Supplies confirmed Tuesday that he is selling the company to the Kent Building Supplies organization. After celebrating the 40th anniversary of Central Supplies this year, Steve Smith noted home improvement is in a transition...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s new warden has confirmed that the municipality may attempt to recoup funds from expense claims by present and former councillors and municipal staff that have come under the microscope in recent months. Brian Marchand has confirmed that...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local man says he is unhappy with aspects of the province’s announced carbon pricing plan. Retired engineer Archie Stewart said the province’s carbon pricing plan will affect all Nova Scotians. “They’re saying it’s going to be revenue neutral,”...
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