Saturday, October 21, 2017


The Trump Presidency can be considered a disaster now, right?I mean, what is going on? He’s managed to pretty much unite everyone who wasn’t in his camp from the get-go, has he not? At this point, I am not...
In 1971, Intermediate baseball was not the only game in town.A hastily formed team of Midget-age players was cobbled together to represent Richmond County in the Cape Breton Regional Summer Games. Without so much as an exhibition game under...
Cathy and I were in Halifax for about 48 hours last week.We didn’t listen to Q104 the entire time we were there, and as a result of the issue I’m about to discuss in this column, we’ll never listen...
Editor’s note: The following was a statement read recently by Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster in the Nova Scotia Legislature.Allan J. MacEachen was a man of faith who had the wisdom that comes from it; wisdom that created social programs...
Two recent events illustrate how difficult it is to maintaining historic buildings and properties without the proper resources.On September 5, the historic Commercial Cable Station in Hazel Hill came down.In 1884, the newly created Commercial Cable Company established its...
It seems like forever ago, but also like yesterday.I was sitting in front of the TV watching the White House daily press briefing, as I do quite often, and Sean Spicer was behind the podium, as he always was....
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he acquired a diploma in...
It’s way too easy to be a jerk.I was thinking about this the other day at the grocery store, seeing the parking lot littered with carts left beside people’s cars and the random items left on random spots on...
I had some flexibility in my schedule after running a few errands on a recent weekday afternoon, so I decided to spend a little time in a place that I visit all too infrequently.Of course, it wasn’t my first...
The Strait area was deeply affected by the recent passing of former Member of Parliament and federal cabinet minister Allan J. MacEachen.MacEachen passed away on September 12 at the age of 96. He was born and raised in Inverness...
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