Responding to water calls

Back in the day, fire departments would respond to one fire after another. But now, the Pugwash department is seeing an increase in water rescue calls, and the members are hoping...

Protecting one’s home

TATAMGOUCHE - Seeing an increase in the power of storms convinced Guy Rochon to move from the shore to a place inland. But still, the former environmental scientist to...

Taking PM to task

Hannah Martin had an opportunity many won’t have in their lifetime – to talk about environmental issues in Ottawa and pose a question to the prime minister directly. Martin, originally from...

Lacing up the boots

It’s not every day someone camps out at Nelson Park at the tail end of winter. But that’s exactly what Jeff Laybolt did last month as he made his way through...

Province asks Northern Pulp for more information

The province is seeking a Focus Report from Northern Pulp before rendering a decision on the pulp mill's proposed effluent treatment plant. Environment Minister Margaret Miller made the announcement on March 29. "We make our decisions...
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Gardening and heritage presentations in Pugwash

Pugwash Communities in Bloom focuses on its motto “People, Plants and Pride Growing Together”. In keeping with this theme, it is offering two free presentations this spring - one focused on gardening and the other...

North Shore Area Community Health Board hands out wellness grants

The North Shore Area Community Health Board (CHB) recently hosted its annual Wellness Fund celebration in support of projects that help keep our communities healthy, develop community leadership, and build partnerships for health and...

In support of the arts

A new sponsorship program has been created in the hopes of businesses and individuals contributing to the local arts centre. The board of directors of the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre, known to many as...

Bringing back supper

The village supper is making its return. Rev. Penny Nelson, with the Tatamagouche Pastoral Charge, said many members of the Brule Union, Bayhead Union, and Sharon United churches have been asking recently what happened to...

Nine-year-old pens letter to environment minister

She may only be nine years old, but that isn’t stopping Hannah Fleury from voicing her concerns to the provincial government. Hannah, who lives in Central Caribou, has penned a letter to Environment Minister Margaret...
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