ARICHAT: An application from a St. Peter’s resident to make changes to his property was approved by municipal council despite the objections of nearby property owners. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on October 23 in Arichat,...
MALAGAWATCH: Shoreline erosion was the topic at a local community meeting last week. On September 29, the Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) Cape Breton hosted a community meeting at the Cookhouse in Mala to discuss an Environment Canada-funded project studying...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A much discussed leadership school that was cancelled due to the pandemic, will now be taking place next month. The Leadership School for Local Government for Women, originally scheduled for May 1...
ANTIGONISH: A committee examining the future of five schools in the Town of Antigonish and the surrounding communities has recommended that the Strait regional school board (SRSB) proceed with the closure of the most recently-built structure in the feeder...
MABOU: After 131 years of service, St. Joseph Convent and Renewal Centre are closing. “It wasn’t so much the finances of the building. It’s more so the poverty of personnel in these years that we face,” said Sister Rebecca McKenna,...
STRAIT AREA: Hundreds of teachers held protests across the region last Friday, as thousands of their colleagues descended on the provincial legislature in Halifax to protest Bill 75, the Liberal government’s attempt to legislate a new four-year contract between...
ARICHAT: Following an in-camera session, councillors approved a lease with the owners of the building housing the library in St. Peter’s. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on October 28 in Arichat, district 4...
HARBOURVIEW: A Bedford man who was missing in Inverness County for six days has died. On July 5, at around 9 a.m. searchers found the body of 31-year-old Colin Joseph Beaton in the ocean near Judique. The RCMP worked with...
HALIFAX: The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) recently dismissed an application by the Attorney General to re-open a hearing regarding compensation to S&D Smith Central Supplies Limited for the expropriation of land. In its decision, the UARB stated...
ANTIGONISH: During a recent joint council meeting, Antigonish Town Council and Antigonish Municipal Council members received an update on the status of the town and fringe sewer system capacity along with some preliminary findings from an environmental assessment. “The main...




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