HALIFAX: Pre-Primary programming is on the government’s agenda. On July 17, the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development announced a new Pre-Primary program set to kick off for the coming school year. New locations for the program will...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is purchasing a trio of local schools. The Province of Nova Scotia is purchasing 10 P3 (public-private-partnership) schools - including Antigonish Education Centre/Academy, Bayview Education Centre and Dalbrae Academy - for approximately $49.2 million. The price...
ARICHAT: Council has a new interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and is looking for a full-timer. Last week, the Municipality of Richmond County announced the hiring of Louis Digout as interim CAO. Digout, who served as the county’s CAO before...
INVERNESS COUNTY: One swimmer passed away and four others were rescued at beaches in Inverness County last weekend. On Saturday, July 22, just before 2 p.m., Inverness District RCMP responded to a report of a suspected drowning at Port Hood...
PORT HASTINGS: Police laid drug trafficking charges against two people from Ontario following a traffic stop last week. On July 20, just after noon, an RCMP officer stopped a vehicle on Highway 104 in Port Hastings because the driver was...
ARICHAT: A new gaming and hobby shop is hoping to make its mark in the community. New business owner Cody Pardy is hoping a recent uptick in demand for board games and other hobby materials will lead to success with...
ST. PETER’S: As two lanes of traffic flow over the St. Peter’s Canal for the first time, current and former residents of the village are experiencing mixed emotions about the replacement and dismantling of the 81-year-old one-lane bridge that...
PORT HOOD: Representatives of Community Committee Cheticamp – LeMoine (CCCL) appeared before Inverness Municipal Council early last week to give council members the lowdown on things taking place in the northern part of the county. “One thing we set when...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Council was informed of two green programs offered by the Clean Foundation of Nova Scotia early last week at the municipal unit’s July meeting. “Energy programs are our biggest focus,” said Derek Peters during his presentation to...
PORT HOOD: A recent tour of Inverness County has councillor Jim Mustard thinking the municipality needs a group to look at accessibility issues. “I think we could probably do a better job,” he said, noting some examples of how easy...
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