Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A cultural celebration

It was a day filled with poetry, song, dance, and cheers all in celebration of diversity. The fifth annual Let Me Be Me Rally was held in the gymnasium at North Colchester High School on...

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...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on Friday. The closure runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. due to a lack of physician...

Six days of ER closures in Pugwash

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will see six 12-hour closures over the next week. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily from July 6 to...

As good luck would have it, Bard by the Bay is back

Theatre lovers and off-off Broadway aficionados are in for an impressive mix of drama, music and straight up fun as the North Shore Players gear up to perform the sixth annual production of Bard...

Pugwash ER closures announced

The emergency department in Pugwash at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre is facing a number of upcoming closures due to lack of physician coverage. The closures will run 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily...

UPDATED: Police arrest Pugwash man wanted on numerous charges

Police have arrested a Pugwash man who had a province-wide arrest warrant issued. Bradley James Barton, 34, of Pugwash, was arrested March 19 without incident in Amherst. He has been charged with: Theft of a...

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...

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...

To frack or not to frack

No matter where you go, you’ll find people both for and against fracking. And it was no different in Pugwash last month as about 150 people gathered inside the curling club for a debate. Gerard Lucyshyn...