Saturday, February 23, 2019
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Active living and healthy lifestyles

Having heard from a number of people about not knowing what’s available in the area, the Pugwash and Area Community Health Board is bringing together programs and services for an active and healthy lifestyle. “I...
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Province releases report on hospital closures

The collaborative emergency centre (CEC) in Pugwash is leading the way in closures of hospital emergency rooms across the province. The province’s Health and Wellness department recently released its Annual Accountability Report on Emergency Departments....

Library offers more than books thanks to grants, collaboration with organizations

The library in Tatamagouche is about more than just books these days. The Colchester East Hants Public Library’s Tatamagouche branch is expanding on their borrowing library, as well as programs being offered to the public. “We...

Northern Pulp registers for environmental assessment

Northern Pulp has registered its proposed effluent treatment plan for environmental assessment with the province. The company's registration document, available at www.novascotia.ca/nse/ea, says a new pipeline will carry treated effluent for discharge in the Northumberland Strait. The...

Tatamagouche native Ron Joyce, co-founder of Tim Hortons, passes away

Ron Joyce, the co-founder of Tim Hortons, passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 88. It’s unclear at this point the cause of his death. He was born in Tatamagouche in 1930. Steven Joyce, Ron...
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Refugee settlement group to update community on sponsorship family

The North Shore Refugee Settlement Group is hosting a meeting to update the community on the family it recently sponsored. The meeting will also discuss future plans of the group. The meeting is open to...
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Business development association introduces new award for start-ups

New businesses along the North Shore may be the right fit for an award recently created. The North Shore Business Development Association board of directors is launching a new ‘North Shore Business Development Association Award’,...

Tata Holdings Inc. purchases former elementary school

Less than a year after a new school opened to students, the former Tatamagouche Elementary School has been sold. According to the tender on the Nova Scotia government’s website, Tata Holdings Inc. made the purchase...

Local family fundraising to purchase insulin pump for daughter

One local family is hoping to make life just a little bit easier for their nine-year-old daughter. Sheri Cameron and her husband, Curtis, are fundraising to help purchase an insulin pump for Courtney, one of...

Among the best

  A 17-year-old has been named a finalist for the Loran Award. Maria Duynisveld, a Grade 12 student at Pugwash District High School, was sponsored for the award by her school in October. Through an extensive...
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