Friday, December 4, 2020
PORT HAWKESBURY: Strait Area Transit’s fixed-route service in Inverness County will now include a new, larger vehicle, as the result of a successful application to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB). A February 9 UARB decision confirms the...
ANTIGONISH: A former cab driver found guilty of sexual assault is appealing his conviction. The lawyer for William Roger MacLellan appeared before a judge in chambers at the Antigonish Justice Centre on January 3 to make a motion for the...
PORT HOOD: With October 17 set as the date for recreational marijuana to become legal across Canada, two health boards in Inverness County are questioning their municipal leaders about how the legalization will be handled locally. “They were wondering what...
ARISAIG: A local distillery needs to make a little more room in its trophy case. Arisaig’s Steinhart Distillery took home a silver medal and was named Canadian Gin Distiller of the Year at the Berlin International Spirits Competition. Thomas Steinhart,...
ARICHAT: Richmond County will apply for funding to study its aging infrastructure. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council in Arichat, director of public works, Chris Boudreau, asked council’s permission to apply to the Provincial Capital Assistance Program...
HALIFAX: A local MLA said he was comforted by responses he heard regarding Visitor Information Centres (VICs). During question period in the provincial legislature on March 1, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster asked tourism minister Geoff MacLellan about comments MacLellan made...
HALIFAX: The company behind a proposed natural gas project celebrated another milestone. On March 20, Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) announced Transport Canada has completed its review of Bear Head LNG Corporation Inc.’s TERMPOL report. A release from LNGL described the...
GUYSBOROUGH: With several of its member municipalities now re-examining their participation, the Eastern-Strait Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) was pleased to welcome Mulgrave into the fold in the run-up to its recent annual general meeting. The ESREN gathering took place on...
ANTIGONISH: The Town of Antigonish has taken another step toward establishing a solar garden. At a special town council meeting on July 6, councillors voted to make a funding request for 73 per cent...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotia Power Inc (NSPI) is looking to help drivers of electric cars charge their batteries, and the initiative could see charging stations spring up in the local area. “Your specific region most definitely has a number of locations...




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