ARICHAT: Richmond Municipal Council has filed notices of intent to leave the Eastern District Planning Commission (EDPC) and the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN). During the regular monthly meeting Monday night in Arichat, councillors Gilbert Boucher, Alvin Martell and...
HALIFAX: Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon is happy farmers have an assurance their applications for compensation through the Frost Loss Program will be looked at, even if the documents aren’t fully completed. However, she’s not pleased with how the provincial...
OTTAWA: There was wide range of opinions on last week’s federal budget. Speaking to The Reporter on March 20, Central Nova Liberal MP Sean Fraser said the major themes of the budget centred around jobs, connectivity, health care, protecting the...
ANTIGONISH: After only 1,691 days in the office, one of the shorter tenures served in its 166-year history, the president of StFX announced on March 19, he won’t be signing on for a second term. Dr. Kent MacDonald, a native...
ANTIGONISH: Town council is out of the area’s enterprise network. During a regular monthly meeting of Antigonish Town Council on March 18, council voted to become the latest municipality to give an official notice of intent to withdraw from the...
GUYSBOROUGH: For the second time in as many years, there is a five-cent increase to the residential and commercial tax rates in the Municipality of the District of Guysborough. Municipal councillors passed the $17,987,246 budget during their regular municipal council...
ANTIGONISH: Municipal officials in Antigonish County have passed a motion to officially leave the Eastern Strait Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) at the end of the month. During the regular municipal council meeting on March 19, councillors unanimously made the decision...
ARICHAT: Richmond County RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a person of interest in relation to a theft from a business in Arichat. At approximately 12:20 p.m. on March 16, a female suspect left the Nova Scotia Liquor...
CANSO: All Richard West wants to do is represent himself in court like he’s done countless times in the past – but he can’t, as he says his human and charter rights have been stripped from him. Originally from Ontario,...
ANTIGONISH: StFX University has suspended a student following allegations of sexual assault. In a letter addressed to the campus community sent on the morning of March 9, the university explained they became aware of the allegation of sexual assault and...


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