Friday, October 23, 2020

SRCE continuing to test water quality in schools

PORT HAWKESBURY: Although public health restrictions have forced schools to use bottled water for the time being, the Strait regional centre for...

MacAskill named bench boss of NCAA Division III hockey team

PURCHASE, NEW YORK: Manhattanville College director of athletics and recreation, Julene Caulfield, announced October 9, that Jennifer MacAskill has been hired as...

Fit4Men program more than just exercise

ANTIGONISH: The organizer of an exercise program says it’s about providing an opportunity for men to be active together and build a...

New look for Inverness council

PORT HOOD: The warden and two incumbent councillors lost, and there will be three women on council in Inverness County.

Mayor, new town councillor ready to get to work

PORT HAWKESBURY: Town council will look pretty much the same following the municipal election on the weekend. After being...

Take Back the Night: Shine a light on sexual violence on campus and in...

ANTIGONISH: A campus/community coalition is organizing a rally and march tomorrow for Take Back the Night.  This is an annual event to raise awareness about gender-based...

Emergency services providers receive provincial funding

HALIFAX: The province is helping first responder organizations buy more than $1.25 million of emergency equipment. “Many of these organizations are supported by volunteers, who put...

Richmond County receives support for stronger asset management practices

OTTAWA: The Government of Canada is investing $50,000 in a project in Nova Scotia through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on...

Lime spread over fish habitat

HALIFAX: The province is using agricultural lime to reduce the effects of acid rain and support restoration of trout and wild Atlantic salmon habitat in the West River near...

Coady Institute receives second round of funding under National Innovation Fund

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA: Nine organizations from across Canada are the second cohort selected to test innovative solutions that will improve the lives of women and girls in developing countries.

Nova Scotians asked to get their flu shot

DARTMOUTH: Pharmacy teams across the province are encouraging Nova Scotians to get their flu shot. “Although we are still waiting for a COVID vaccine, we have...

A different Remembrance Day ceremony this year in Port Hawkesbury

PORT HAWKESBURY: Each year, approximately 1,500 to 2,000 area residents attend the annual Remembrance Day Ceremony at the cenotaph on Reeves Street Port Hawkesbury. The large...

Poverty reduction coalition organizes on-line forum

ANTIGONISH: Community members in Antigonish Town and County are invited to attend an on-line forum on poverty with local municipal candidates and acclaimed members of council on Friday, October...

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