Group hosting letter writing campaign on possible gold exploration, mining

Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia, or SuNNS, is hosting a letter writing campaign in regards to possible gold exploration and mining in the Cobequid Highlands. Those concerned with the project proposed by the province's Department of...

Local family fundraising to purchase insulin pump for daughter

One local family is hoping to make life just a little bit easier for their nine-year-old daughter. Sheri Cameron and her husband, Curtis, are fundraising to help purchase an insulin pump for Courtney, one of...
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Fundraising for Guatemala

Two fundraisers are on the go to support 18 people heading to Guatemala in August. The Guatemala-Tatamagouche Schools Project will see 18 people, including seven high school students, spend Aug. 21 to 31 in Guatemala....

Hospital sees opening of new healing garden

Patients, staff, and visitors of the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital now have a special space to head to – a healing garden. The healing garden was a joint vision between hospital staff and the auxiliary,...

On tap

The North Shore Recreation Centre will be a hub of craft brewing activity later this month. Nathan Patriquin, of Crossiron Entertainment, is hosting the North Shore Craft Brew Expo featuring at least 15 breweries in...

Advocate on community health board hopes to see fluoride added to water systems

Fluoride may soon be coming to the drinking water supplied by the Municipality of Cumberland County. Chris Henneberry, the secretary of the Pugwash and Area Community Health Board, has taken an interest in the fluoridation...

Earltown Heritage Sunday: In the shadow of the church

The eighth in a series of annual presentations in Earltown is coming up at the end of the month. Glen Matheson, local historian, will give the presentation on the social history of Earltown on July...

Art Jam

What happens when you take 12 teens, one author, and one artist, and place them in the beautiful and historic Thinkers Lodge for the weekend? You get Art Jam, a mentoring weekend that occurred May...

Pugwash woman seeking help to continue feral cat spay, neuter program

If there’s one thing Marilyn Williams hates to see, it’s animals, particularly cats, suffering. That’s why Williams has been helping feral cats in Pugwash and surrounding areas for the past five years through Marilyn and...
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Community engagement for coastal restoration project

The Clean Foundation is looking for some input on an upcoming coastal restoration projects along the Northumberland Strait. The foundation received funding through the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Coastal Restoration Fund to restore 15...
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