ANTIGONISH: Enabled by a substation consolidation, the Town of Antigonish, in partnership with StFX University, is proposing to build an electric district heating system. Mayor Laurie Boucher says over the last few years, they...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond received a total of $126,561 in disability compensation from Veterans Affairs for his Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) diagnosis and additional associated conditions, the fatality inquiry heard. A document...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Following the triple murder-suicide that claimed the lives of retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond, his wife Shanna, his mother Brenda and his 10-year-old daughter Aaliyah on Jan. 3, 2017, Veterans Affairs conducted their own internal investigation.
PORT HAWKESBURY: The first draw in a new raffle that will benefit groups across the province was held here last week. On April 15, the Regional Occupation Centre (ROC) Society in Port Hawkesbury hosted...
By: Janet Whitman HALIFAX: Communities around the province are quietly working on bold new proposals to heat entire towns by burning truckloads of pulpwood and sawmill scraps once gobbled up by Pictou County’s...
PORT HAWKESBURY: John-Michael Kennedy finally got the shopping spree he always wanted. The 18-year-old Port Hawkesbury resident, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, was granted the special wish by the Children’s Wish Foundation.
PORT HASTINGS: While her son awaits a kidney transplant, Tonia LeBlanc wants everyone to know that organ donation saves lives. LeBlanc said her twin boys were born two months early at the IWK Health...
ANTIGONISH: A new space at StFX University, known as the Bloomfield Hub, is catered towards students who want to enjoy themselves in an alcohol-free environment, but still experience a night out. Student facilitator Fiona...
NOVA SCOTIA: Approximately 50 rural activists from Yarmouth County to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality sat in on local Department of Lands and Forestry offices last week, resulting in several arrests. They were sitting...
By: Janet Whitman HALIFAX: As the first anniversary approaches for last April’s senseless tragedy that claimed 22 victims, a municipal councillor from the rural community where the shooting rampage started says it’s a...




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