Monday, August 19, 2019

North Shore ER closures, Aug. 19-24

PUGWASH - The collaborative emergency centres at the hospitals in Pugwash and Tatamagouche will see closures this week due to lack of physician coverage. Closures at the North Cumberland...

Tatamagouche, Pugwash ER closures Aug. 11-17

TATAMAGOUCHE - Emergency department closures continue on the North Shore, although aren't as often over the next week. The closures at both the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital and North...

Firefighters rescue girls who drifted away from Blue Sea Beach

MALAGASH - Quick action of Wallace firefighters helped bring two young children to the shore after drifting away from Blue Sea Beach. Tom Flynn, chief of the Wallace Volunteer Fire...

Emergency room closures, Aug. 6-11

TATAMAGOUCHE - The collaborative emergency centres in Pugwash and Tatamagouche will see closures this week due to lack of physician coverage. In Pugwash, the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital's emergency...

Loran Scholar honours Tatamagouche teacher with prestigious award

TATAMAGOUCHE - Brenda Aitchison admits she cried when she learned she was being honoured with a teaching award. Former North Colchester High School student Hannah Martin, who received a Loran Scholarship...

A century old

WENTWORTH - For his entire life, Wyman “Bun” Betts has called Wentworth home. That’s usually not much of a significance, but when you’re about to celebrate your 100th birthday, it’s quite...

ER closures for Pugwash, Tatamagouche, July 28-Aug. 5

PUGWASH - The collaborative emergency centres in both Pugwash and Tatamagouche will be closed to the public periodically between July 28 and Aug. 5 due to lack of physician coverage.

Willow Lodge to celebrate with community of 50 years

TATAMAGOUCHE - It’s been 50 years since a dozen members in the community put forth $1,000 each to get Willow Lodge up and running. For family members of some of...

Youth taking on climate emergency

PUGWASH - The next Thinkers retreat will have a focus on the younger generation. From July 25 to 28, 20 youth Thinkers from across Atlantic Canada will gather for intense...

Tatafest offers a full schedule of events

TATAMAGOUCHE - You’d be hard pressed to find something that doesn’t pique your interest during this year’s Tatafest there’s that much going on. From Aug. 22 to 25, the village...