Thursday, November 14, 2019
MELLVILLE: A 25-year-old Inverness County resident is facing cocaine trafficking charges after police searched his home last weekend. On June 8, Inverness District RCMP and the Inverness/Richmond District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit made an arrest and searched...
ANTIGONISH: A former Prime Minister and alumnus is lending his name to two significant developments. Last week, StFX University announced the formation of the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government and the construction of Mulroney Hall. The institute will feature, among other...
CHETICAMP: Eva Moores, the manager of the Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing’s Municipal Flood Line Mapping (MFLM) project, visited Inverness Municipal Council on September 5, to give municipal leaders the low-down on her project and how Inverness County may...
GUYSBOROUGH: Local trailblazers recently got some help from the province. On December 22, Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie MLA Lloyd Hines announced $50,000 in funding for the Guysborough County Trails Association. Hines said the funding was part of the government’s commitment of $1...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A major overhaul of the town’s most-travelled roadway is now in the hands of the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR), and Port Hawkesbury’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is hoping these efforts will move...
ARICHAT: The warden of Richmond County feels that the $250,000 spent on lawyers and legal services by the municipality over the past two years was “maybe not” acceptable and is describing a recent forensic audit of expense claims as...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait Area Transit (SAT) Co-operative’s annual general meeting took place last Thursday, and the main message out of the session is that the busing service is pretty much breaking even while creating jobs and getting people...
ANTIGONISH: A municipally owned energy group is looking to diversify. The Alternative Resource Energy Authority (AREA) - an intra-municipal partnership involving the Towns of Antigonish, Berwick, and Mahone Bay, in a 10 turbine wind project - is...
JUDIQUE: Insights were offered on how to encourage young people to appreciate and get out into nature. On September 23, the Judique Community Centre hosted a Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop. “These workshops help leaders feel more comfortable taking children outside and...
OTTAWA: Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner says the federal government’s newly-drafted budget contains some solid investments for the Strait area. On February 27, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled Canada’s Federal Budget for 2018. Cuzner said the document includes several items...


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