Tuesday, November 30, 2021
MONASTERY: A looming provincial deadline for a decision on the future of the Strait regional school board’s public-private-partnership (P3) facilities has led the board to fast-forward its school review schedule. The board originally planned to conduct a review of the...
HALIFAX: StFX has received the largest single donation in the university’s 165-year history. At the university’s inaugural National Dinner EAST event in Halifax, StFX president Kent MacDonald announced a gift of $10 million from Amelia and Lino Saputo of Montreal....
PETIT DE GRAT: A steeple that once stood atop the church here has been converted to a monument detailing the history of the parish. After the cross, steeple and bell were removed from St. Joseph’s Church in Petit de Grat...
ARICHAT: Council has a new interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and is looking for a full-timer. Last week, the Municipality of Richmond County announced the hiring of Louis Digout as interim CAO. Digout, who served as the county’s CAO before...
ANTIGONISH: A fundraising drive for a local hospital received responses from two local councils last month. In November, representatives of the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation made a presentation to Antigonish Town Council regarding the “St. Martha’s and You. The...
MULGRAVE: The CAO of the Town of Mulgrave says she is very pleased with the recently completed paving project along Route 344. During the monthly council meeting last Tuesday night, Darlene Berthier Sampson said the town...
PAQ’TNKEK: A local First Nations community is in favour of a land exchange. Of the 411 eligible voters in the Paq’tnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, 277 took part in a vote on whether or not to surrender 32 acres of land and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A group of local teachers has taken part in a program designed to help them develop as leaders in their schools. At the December meeting of the Strait regional school board (SRSB), 10 educators who recently completed the...
ANTIGONISH: A recent report lists a living wage for the average local family. On December 18, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Antigonish Poverty Reduction Coalition, released a report entitled “Working for a Living, Not...
ST. PETER’S: Elected leaders throughout Cape Breton-Richmond have been meeting via conference calls, to discuss preparedness issues related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Independent MLA, Alana Paon told The Reporter she has never received so many...




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