PAQ’TNKEK: Paq’tnkek First Nation announced last Thursday that  Wilsons Fuels  and Calgary-based  Husky  will team up to supply an  Esso -branded outlet in the community’s new $8 million showcase development, the  Bayside Travel Centre , 20 kilometres east of Antigonish. Husky  will...
PORT HOOD: Inverness County CAO Keith MacDonald said it was only right to start with an apology when addressing Port Hood residents concerned about their water last Wednesday night. “We did not want to be in...
PORT HAWKESBURY: News that the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) approved an application from the Strait regional school board (SRSB) to amend its motor carrier license sits well with officials from the school board. “We made our license...
ARICHAT: Council was unable to approve amendments to its travel expense policy. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on April 23, motions to amend the hours of operation, as well as the credit card, hospitality, and hiring...
HALIFAX: The MLA for Inverness says he thought there would be support from other political parties when he introduced his Protecting Children on the Internet Act in the House of Assembly on September 25, but that wasn’t the case. Allan...
OTTAWA: Central Nova MP Sean Fraser has been appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change. The announcement was made through a release by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on August 31. The parliamentary secretaries included in...
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...
GUYSBOROUGH: With Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) members preparing to vote today (Wednesday) on a tentative agreement reached  between the union and Nova Scotia’s Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD), the Strait regional school board (SRSB) is...
PORT HASTINGS: While students within the Strait regional school board (SRSB) are still leading the province in several portions of the latest mathematics and literacy assessments, some SRSB members are calling on the board to ensure support is available...
INVERNESS: Local MLA Allan MacMaster is happy to hear steps are being taken to make travel for those in Valley Mills much less time consuming. “In May of last year, a vehicle struck the Crowdis Bridge,” the Inverness County member...




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