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I often wonder why all secondary roads from 50-plus years ago were never paved during this time span? And why roads that were paved some 30-plus years ago were never upgraded or resurfaced to safety standards? The secondary roads only...
I am deeply saddened, frustrated and frightened by the situation in which we find ourselves with respect to palliative care in the Strait-Richmond area. It is especially difficult when one knows and understands, from both professional and personal experience, what...
Doctors and nurses are realities for many, especially those sick at home or in the hospital. I know this for a fact because I have experienced and witnessed this back in June and July of 2016. My aging mother was ill...
I am writing in response to an article published in the November 16 edition of The Reporter entitled “Guysborough Warden wants apology from Inverness MLA.” On October 8, I asked a question during Question Period about municipal expenses in Guysborough (the purchase...
I really appreciated the column by Gina MacDonald in the November 23 edition of The Reporter regarding the Premier's avoidance of the real issues involved in any contract discussions with the teacher's union. Gina's opinions on where government has wasted or...
The Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) has established credible relations with community stakeholders and service providers and has a track record of spearheading new projects and initiatives over its 19 years in operation. Over the past few years, several Richmond...
Operation Share and Care would like to send a deep thank-you out to the entire Strait area community. Your generous donations and support have made this Christmas season another great one! Through the efforts of our community members, students and...
A provincial newspaper has an article on the study carried out by some consultant regarding container terminals for this province. As usual, the report reflects the pattern which has not changed in my lifetime. Everything is to be in Halifax,...
As you are aware, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) is performing a school review of the Dalbrae feeder system. This review will determine the necessity of Whycocomagh Education Centre, Bayview Education Centre and Dalbrae Academy, as educational facilities. Bayview...
This is in response to the editorial dated April 13 entitled “Catholic Church abandoning its flock.” I feel that the author should have checked basic facts before speculating and pontificating about what is in the minds of other people...
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