Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Local fisherman adamant effluent pipe into strait won’t go ahead

The president of the Northumberland Fishermen’s Association is “very concerned” about a proposed effluent pipe from Northern Pulp in Pictou County out into the Northumberland Strait. “We are adamant it’s not going to happen,” said...
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Group optimistic refugee family’s arrival imminent

It’s been a long journey, however the end could be in sight for the North Shore Refugee Settlement Group. Margaret Boyle, co-chairperson of the group with Remi Lemoine, is optimistic a family will soon be...

Folk, pop, rock artists Hillsburn return to The Grace

Hillsburn is returning to the stage at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre next month. The award-winning folk, pop, rock band released its debut album last year and sold out shows across Canada. The Halifax-based...

Public meeting to be held over impact of potential industrial developments

The Wentworth Firemen's Recreation Association is sponsoring a public meeting this weekend regarding concerns over impacts to local eco-tourism by potential industrial developments. The meeting will run from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Feb. 10, at...
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Fundraising for Guatemala

Two fundraisers are on the go to support 18 people heading to Guatemala in August. The Guatemala-Tatamagouche Schools Project will see 18 people, including seven high school students, spend Aug. 21 to 31 in Guatemala....

Pugwash ER closures announced

Closures continue at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash due to lack of physician coverage. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 26, 27, and 30, as well as 4-8...

Thinkers’ outcome

A report has been released with some recommendations for residents and municipalities to consider when addressing climate change. This past autumn, 24 Thinkers from around the world gathered in Pugwash on the 60th anniversary of...

Serious Incident Response Team investigating fatal River John collision

A collision in River John that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man on Dec. 16 has been referred to the province's Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). The Pictou District RCMP contacted SiRT on Dec....

Hospital hosting Well Woman Clinic

A Well Woman Clinic next month is open to all females in Tatamagouche and surrounding area. The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital is hosting the clinic Feb. 7, 5-8 p.m., in the Primary Health Care Department. The...

Pugwash ER closures announced

The emergency department in Pugwash at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre is facing a number of upcoming closures due to lack of physician coverage. The closures will run 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily...
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