Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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A healthier community

If you want to get involved in a healthy community, now is the chance. The North Shore Area Community Health Board is hosting a public event Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. at the North Shore...

A successful opening

“I don’t believe it.” Those four little words held high meaning on July 3 as Sheree Fitch looked out at the crowd of about 500 people gathered for the opening of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe...

Shelter from the storm

Vendors and visitors to the Pugwash Farmers’ Market will be a little more sheltered this upcoming season when three permanent kiosks are constructed. Jennifer Houghtaling, the president of the board of directors for the Pugwash...
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Group eyeing skate park for village

If a piece of land can be secured, the village of Tatamagouche could soon see a skate park constructed. Kelly Tucker and Tyler Baird have been a driving force of late in the possibility of...

A huge concern

Almost daily closures to the emergency room in Pugwash is a cause for concern for the facility’s site manager. Barbie Cook, who is also the site manager for the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche,...

Upcoming ER closures in Tatamagouche

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre is seeing four closures in the coming days. The closures will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 25, 26, 27...
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Preliminary hearing in Bayhead murder tentatively scheduled

Ten days have been tentatively set aside in September for a preliminary hearing for a man charged in the death of a Bayhead woman. Ernie (Junior) Ross Duggan, 49, appeared in court in Truro via...

The Readers Choice results are in

We asked, and you answered. The results of the second annual Readers Choice Awards are in and the winners have finally been announced. Congratulations to all those along the North Shore who have been chosen...

Jumping onto the page

New books featuring the North Shore are gaining traction this summer. The North Shore Community Development Association has created the books – ‘Hidden Gems’ and ‘It’s A Shore Thing!’ colouring book. Linda Byers, with the association,...

Bayhead man has murder charge adjourned

Clad in orange prison garb, his right arm in a sling, Ernie “Junior” Ross Duggan appeared in provincial court and had his first-degree murder and attempted murder charges adjourned. Duggan, 49, will re-appear in court on...
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