Thursday, November 14, 2019
PORT HAWKESBURY: The now almost completed active transportation (AT) trail, recently received a provincial boost in the tune of $100,000 through the province’s Connect2 stream of the Low Carbon Communities program. Minister of Energy and Mines Derek...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait area has been graced with the presence of two new businesses. On September 14, the official opening of Nani’s Esthetics & Laser Centre was held at 308 Philpott Street, then on September...
ANTIGONISH: Sixty-four years after arriving at StFX University at only 16-years-old, carrying a cardboard suitcase and wearing the only blazer he owned in the fall of 1955, Brian Mulroney said StFX taught him about the power of ideas to transform...
PORT HASTINGS: Members of the Port Hastings Historical Society celebrated their 41st anniversary last week which made for a wonderful opportunity to unveil a new feature at the Strait Area Museum. An accessibility ramp is now in place.
ANTIGONISH: Officials with the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) say five family medicine and four specialist positions have been filled in the Eastern Zone. During the authority’s board of directors meeting in Antigonish last Thursday, Tim Guest,...
ANTIGONISH: As Nova Scotia moves towards becoming a more environmentally stable province, one low cost option is a Photovoltaic (PV) solar system. Late last month, the largest PV solar system in the Town of Antigonish was installed...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Just days into a new school year, the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Strait Area Campus held a ceremony to acknowledge an important community partner. On September 5, the local campus hosted an event...
ANTIGONISH: Students attending post-secondary institutions deserve to receive their education in a safe and respectful environment, however, on campuses incidents involving sexual assault and the impact on survivors continue to be a barrier for students to succeed academically and personally.
Editor’s note: This project is the result of months of interviewing, data gathering, and data analysis by students in the investigative workshop and MJ program at the school of journalism at the University of King’s College. The reporting and writing...
POINT TUPPER: Nova Scotia Power (NSP) is in the midst of a major renovation to its Point Tupper Generating Station, and one well-known structure at the site is on its way down. On August 26, NSP...


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