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.

Reducing the risk of tick bites

As the temperature rises, many of us will be spending more time enjoying the outdoors in northern Nova Scotia.  It is important to take steps to reduce the risk of being bitten...

The Great Garbage Challenge

Pugwash Communities in Bloom (CIB) invites you and your family to participate in the Great Garbage Challenge. Litter pick up is an annual event in and around Pugwash. On April...

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...