Monday, November 12, 2018

Man charged after firing gun at deer hunter

A Wallace man is facing a number of charges following an incident outside of Pugwash that saw a deer hunter being shot at. At 5:28 p.m. Oct. 27, a deer hunter who was in the Middleboro...

From wedding bliss to an award haul

It was an unforgettable weekend for the owners of Tatamagouche Brewing Company. Not only did Christiane Jost and Matt Kenny marry and celebrate with friends and family, their product also scored big at the Atlantic...

Tata emergency, X-ray departments closed

The emergency and X-ray departments at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital will be closed for a period of time on Oct. 26. The collaborative emergency centre will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.,...

Musician, community leader visits to benefit local Breaking the Silence Network

The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence (BTS) Network will host two inspiring guests this autumn. Canadian folk musician, singer, songwriter, and composer Garnet Rogers will perform Oct. 27, 7 p.m., at Sharon United Church. Two weeks...

Tatamagouche man dies in weekend motocross incident

A 48-year-old man from Tatamagouche died over the weekend while at a private recreational motocross track. At 2:46 p.m. Oct. 21, Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a collision at the track near...

Thousands raised through post office book sales

Hazel Canfield, a term employee at Canada Post, has created a veritable hub for book lovers in a prominent corner of the Tatamagouche post office. Her well-kept book table is a place for locals and...

Another global crisis brings leaders to Pugwash

Sixty-one years ago, at the height of the Cold War, Nova Scotia philanthropist and industrialist Cyrus Eaton brought 22 leading scientists from the around the world to the Pugwash Thinkers’ Lodge to address the...

Firefighters honour past members, chiefs, with new monument

The idea was tossed around for decades, but it’s finally become a reality. The Tatamagouche Fire Department now has a monument outside the hall to honour its past members, as well as the chiefs in...

Tackling closures

If you live along the North Shore, you’re most likely aware of frequent closures to the collaborative emergency centre (CEC) in Pugwash. Randy Delorey, the province’s minister of Health and Wellness, said steps are being...

Students, community celebrate opening of new school

Ask Brian Holmes, and the wait was definitely worth it. Holmes is the principal of Tatamagouche Regional Academy, which opened for students in September. The faculty and students hosted a special opening ceremony for the...
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