HALIFAX: St. Martha’s Regional Hospital is among the health care facilities which will receive funding under a new provincial opioid treatment program The province announced it will invest $800,000 this year to create 470 new spots in the program. The...
ANTIGONISH: A pair of landowners is not pleased with a decision of town council. A public hearing is set following an appeal of Doug MacDonald and Robert Sers regarding a decision made by Antigonish Town Council to approve the rezoning...
ANTIGONISH: Ridership numbers for Antigonish Community Transit have shown steady growth since the program was officially launched in 2015. “Our ridership numbers are increasing way beyond what we ever anticipated, so we’re really thrilled by things,” said Dale Bogle, Antigonish...
PORT HOOD: A disagreement between Inverness Municipal Councillors was settled as council voted to rescind motions that would have resulted in municipal funding for the expansion of an airstrip in Margaree. On July 7, 2014 and December 1, 2014, council...
ANTIGONISH: The county is making some changes regarding bedroom space for certain properties. During the March 9 regular meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, members held a public hearing concerning a proposed...
HALIFAX: Following several months of contract negotiations a mutually satisfactory agreement between East Coast Credit Union (East Coast) and Unifor Local 2107 was reached on Thursday. The tentative agreement announced will cover 44 full and part-time workers at three Credit...
PORT HOOD: The waste water treatment plant in Inverness has local residents literally turning up their noses as the facility is now producing a scent that everyone knows yet no one appreciates. “We’re getting some odour...
MULGRAVE: Town council is trying to gauge interest in filling the final council seat. Mulgrave Mayor Ralph Hadley said council told the Department of Municipal Affairs that a by-election will prove too costly for taxpayers. He also pointed to the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: There was a celebratory mood at the NSCC Strait Area Campus when Diana Poirier, executive director of the Regional Occupational Centre (ROC) Society, announced plans for a major expansion. “We will be expanding our existing location to include...
PORT HASTINGS: Repair and upgrade work on the Canso Causeway swing bridge is on schedule, says a provincial project engineer. Andrew MacPherson, with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR), explained that work on the base of the Causeway...


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