Sunday, February 28, 2021
PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council is telling the Strait regional school board that the status-quo is the only reasonable option for schools in the county. “We need the status-quo with the schools until we get caught up with the population,...
WAYCOBAH: The Street Crime Enforcement Unit of Inverness District RCMP searched a home on Waycobah on February 8, resulting in the seizure of quantities of marijuana products, pills, and cash. A man was arrested at the scene and was held...
HALIFAX: A major winter storm is expected to hit Nova Scotia starting today and continue throughout the day Monday. The storm is expected to bring heavy snow, strong winds and blowing snow, which will result in blizzard-like conditions and reduced...
ST. PETER'S: Richmond District RCMP reported receiving a total of 18 calls to 911 from the same deactivated cell phone between January 19 and February 7. Police said that for most of the calls, no one answered the dispatcher and hung...
STRAIT AREA: Data from the 2016 census showed that the population in the Strait area is shrinking. On February 8, Statistics Canada released population data from the 2016 census. The sharpest decline was in the Municipality of the District of Guysborough...
WEST ARICHAT: This weekend, hundreds of ATV riders and enthusiasts will attend the annual Winter Festival ATV Poker Run on Isle Madame. RCMP in Nova Scotia are asking attendees to keep road and trail safety top of mind when taking...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article has been changed from the version which was originally posted. The sections which were corrected are in bold type. PORT HAWKESBURY: Town officials here are hunkering down with engineers from Nova Scotia’s Department of Transportation...
BREAKING: Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) has received the ninth and final compliance agreement as a result of its investigation into potential breaches of the Elections Act  in the Municipality of the County of Richmond. Gail Johnson has signed a compliance...
HALIFAX: Five universities across Nova Scotia, including StFX and Université Sainte-Anne, launched legal action yesterday against the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The five universities seek a declaration that the NSTU’s work-to-rule job...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A 56-year-old man was arrested for trafficking in Port Hawkesbury on January 25 just after 4 p.m., following an investigation. Inverness District RCMP also searched a home in Waycobah First Nation and seized quantities of oxycodone, marijuana, cash,...




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