Friday, November 15, 2019
ANTIGONISH: For the very first time in the history of Canada, Commendations of the Federal Minister of Veterans Affairs have been presented to a mother and son for their efforts. Retired Cpl. Kate MacEachern and her...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Gary Burns, president of the Port Hawkesbury Legion Branch 43, says he and his fellow Legion members are going to be busy in the lead-up to Remembrance Day. “We’re doing the schools this year...
POIRIERVILLE: A general store which was a fixture on the north side of Isle Madame for decades had its origins in the Second World War. More than a million Canadians served in the Armed Forces during World...
ANTIGONISH: Rural branches of the Royal Canadian Legion tend to suffer in Nova Scotia due to smaller population sizes and membership competition between local clubs, but in Antigonish, the legion is thriving. With more than 100...
ANTIGONISH: Ten days after Henry Van Berkel’s parents gave birth to their first child on April 27, 1940, the Nazi regime launched a surprise attack on their native country of the Netherlands that resulted in a five-year German occupation.
ARICHAT: Almost a year after being released from prison, one of the men convicted in the death of Phillip Boudreau has died. On November 3, at the Strait-Richmond Hospital, 72-year-old Joseph James Landry of Little Anse...
ANTIGONISH: The former finance director of the Coady International Institute at StFX pleaded guilty to theft, and had a charge of fraud withdrawn. James Edward Marlowe of Lower South River appeared in Antigonish Provincial Court...
ARICHAT: Following an in-camera session, councillors approved a lease with the owners of the building housing the library in St. Peter’s. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on October 28 in Arichat, district 4...
ARICHAT: All municipal councillors in Richmond County will be part of a new emergency measures committee. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council in Arichat on October 28, all councillors voted unanimously to sit on a...
SYDNEY: High school students from across Cape Breton, as well as Guysborough County, were give a golden opportunity recently. On October 29, over 80 high school students and 30 business representatives from across Cape Breton met...


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