Friday, May 25, 2018

Death Cafés, home funeral workshop turning tables on once taboo subject

Once a taboo subject, death is becoming more and more common to hear in conversation. That’s why four residents have organized and hosted two Death Cafés, and with a third in the works. “As organizers, we...

No charges against officers in shooting of Bayhead man: SiRT

No charges are warranted against three police officers involved in the shooting of a man in Tatamagouche last year, according to the province's Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). Felix Cacchione, the director of SiRT, released...

Taking things back in time

Things will soon look a little bit different on the top floor of the Margaret Fawcett Norrie Heritage Centre. Maralyn Driver, the treasurer for the Creamery Square Heritage Society, which operates the centre, said a...

Closures at Tatamagouche ER, May 14-20

The emergency room in Tatamagouche is seeing some closures this week due to lack of physician coverage. The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed: May 14, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  May 16,...

Pugwash ER closures, May 14-19

Closures to the emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash have been announced for May 14 to 19. The closures are necessary due to lack of physician coverage.   The closures are: May...

Group hosting letter writing campaign on possible gold exploration, mining

Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia, or SuNNS, is hosting a letter writing campaign in regards to possible gold exploration and mining in the Cobequid Highlands. Those concerned with the project proposed by the province's Department of...

Some clarity on CECs

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is hoping to clear up some confusion regarding to the Collaborative Emergency Centres and the services offered. Barbie Cook, the site manager for the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche...

Cookies for Coulson fundraiser meets its first goal

It all started with a caring grandmother and a bake sale. Initially, she thought maybe she could raise a few thousand dollars to go towards the purchase of a wheelchair accessible van for her grandson,...
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Truro and Colchester Partnership seeking input for strategic direction

The Truro and Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity is seeking input from the community to develop a Regional Economic Development Strategy. The Partnership officially formed late in 2017 and is tasked with improving economic development...

Border collie puppy no worse for wear after being rescued from ice in Tatamagouche...

Lizzie didn’t let a little adventure that saw her end up on the ice in the bay keep her down. The 10-month-old border collie, belonging to Gillian and John Crawford at Lismore Sheep Farm in...
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