Sunday, February 11, 2018


ARICHAT: Richmond County residents will soon get a closer look at the activities and expense claims of their municipal councillors and municipal staff, as the result of two motions unanimously approved by councillors at their latest regular monthly meeting. The...
PORT HASTINGS: While students within the Strait regional school board (SRSB) are still leading the province in several portions of the latest mathematics and literacy assessments, some SRSB members are calling on the board to ensure support is available...
ARICHAT: Richmond County’s former Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Warren Olsen confirmed October 31 would be his last day in the position he held for six years and two months. The resignation announcement came two days after the municipality’s official Web...
POTLOTEK: On October 4, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) confirmed the federal government is partnering with Potlotek in replacing the local community’s water treatment plant. INAC media relations officer Shawn Jackson confirmed the two groups are working on a...
PORT HAWKESBURY: An estimated 11,000 people descended on Port Hawkesbury’s Recreation Fields for the Meghan Trainor concert on September 1. Port Hawkesbury’s director of recreation, marketing and events, Paula Davis, praised town residents and in particular those living in Summit...
POINT TUPPER: A local gypsum plant is increasing production and adding more shifts. The head of Acadia Drywall, parent company to Cabot Gypsum, said the facility is currently looking for millwrights. “We’ve put postings out in Halifax and other areas…,” said...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said it hasn’t received many recent calls of coyote sightings in and around the Town of Port Hawkesbury. “We did get a run of calls and reports throughout the last year, but in...
UPPER BIG TRACADIE: The Nova Scotia RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit will be holding a press conference this afternoon on the deaths of four people in Guysborough County earlier this week. As part of the investigation, the Nova Scotia...
ANTIGONISH: The province’s power supplier is responding to complaints coming from a local municipality. After complaints came for residents in and around Antigonish County regarding flashing lights on transmission towers, Nova Scotia Power Inc. told council the utility’s plan to...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was changed from the version which was posted last week to correct a quote from Warden Brian Marchand. ARICHAT: The Warden of Richmond County and the head of the Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) are...
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