Thursday, June 13, 2019

ER, department closures in Pugwash, Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE - The hospitals in both Tatamagouche and Pugwash will see the collaborative emergency centres closed over the next week. In Tatamagouche, the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's emergency centre...

Musicians to perform in support of local projects

TATAMAGOUCHE - Two well-known Canadian folk musicians are bringing their sounds together in support of a local cause. Dave Gunning and Garnet Rogers will share their talents and story-telling...

ER closures until May 31 for Pugwash, Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE - The collaborative emergency centres in both Pugwash and Tatamagouche will see closures during the day due to lack of physician coverage. In Tatamagouche, the emergency department at...

Snowbirds set for mid-week show in Colchester County

DEBERT - The air above Debert is going to be abuzz next month as the Snowbirds take to the sky. Colin Stephenson, the executive director of Air Show Atlantic,...

Growing community one market at a time

PUGWASH - After a stunningly successful season in 2018 with newly constructed market buildings, the Pugwash Farmers’ Market board of directors is planning even more improvements to the market site to increase the comfort...

A community tribute

TATAMAGOUCHE - If you’ve spent a significant amount of time in the Tatamagouche area over the years, you’ve probably heard the name Morley Bentley. Maybe he was your teacher years ago,...

Earltown farmers, business owners join together to launch inaugural market season

EARLTOWN - Local farmers’ markets are kicking off their season, and that includes the brand new one in Earltown. Shannon Dalberg and Pamela Craig are two of the members...

Pugwash woman earns prestigious Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

PUGWASH - In rural communities, it’s not uncommon to see people volunteering in a variety of capacities. One of those such people in Pugwash is Norene Smiley, who was just...

Truckers line highway outside Truro to protest closure of Northern Pulp mill

ONSLOW - Vehicle after vehicle, honk after honk. That was the scene on Highway 104 in Onslow, just west of Truro, on May 9 as those in the trucking industry...

The Light named finalist in Better Newspapers Competition

The Light has earned a nomination for Newspapers Atlantic's 2019 Better Newspapers Competition. The Light is one of three finalists for the General Excellence award in its class.