Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Beach in Port Howe closed to swimmers due to high bacteria

A popular beach for swimming is closed to the public due to high bacteria levels. Heather Beach, located in Port Howe just outside Pugwash, will remain closed to swimmers until water testing results show the...

Colchester County woman dies following collision in Bayhead

A 28-year-old woman from Colchester County succumbed to injuries Monday morning sustained in a motor vehicle collision the night before. Shortly after 8:35 p.m. on July 15, Colchester District RCMP and other emergency personnel responded...

Cultural centre adds gallery shop to the mix

A sprucing up of the lobby at the Fraser Cultural Centre will also see a gallery shop created. Margaret Boyle, a member of the board of directors, said the shop will be an extension to...

Sexual health centre, village hosting Safer Spaces in Pugwash

A Safer Spaces event is coming to Pugwash. The Sexual Health Centre of Cumberland County is joining together with the Village of Pugwash to host the event after concerns a religious gathering this month will...

Turn the page

Grayson Heighton’s lips turn to form a slight smile. The nine-year-old’s smile spreads as he sits at the table at the Tatamagouche Library and talks about something he loves to do – read. “I love books...

Tatamagouche ER closed overnight

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed overnight July 12.   The CEC will be closed beginning at 11 p.m., and re-open at 7 a.m. It is closed due...

Pugwash ER closures, July 12-21

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will be closed numerous times over the course of the next week or more due to lack of physician coverage. It will be...

Three Nova Scotia companies licensed to grow marijuana

Three companies in the province are already growing marijuana with the hopes of selling it to the local market this summer. Health Canada handles the licenses for producers in the country, with only three currently...

Live at the Peace Hall

Build it and they will come. John Caraberis and Bonnie Bond had this in mind as they took on the huge task of transforming the Acadian Lodge #13 on Victoria Street in Pugwash last year....

At the fingertips

In the past year, Terry Hovey and Alan Hayman know of at least two people whose lives were saved thanks to the Northwood Intouch program. Both men are members of the local International Order of...
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