Forging relationships

For 10 days, students and adults from the Tatamagouche area will immerse themselves in the everyday living in Guatemala. It was two years ago when Hannah Martin volunteered at the New Hope Foundation school in...

From wedding bliss to an award haul

It was an unforgettable weekend for the owners of Tatamagouche Brewing Company. Not only did Christiane Jost and Matt Kenny marry and celebrate with friends and family, their product also scored big at the Atlantic...

Pugwash ER closed during daytime hours

The North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash continues to be closed during daytime hours. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day between now and Oct. 18 due to lack of...

Library offers more than books thanks to grants, collaboration with organizations

The library in Tatamagouche is about more than just books these days. The Colchester East Hants Public Library’s Tatamagouche branch is expanding on their borrowing library, as well as programs being offered to the public. “We...

Nature Conservancy of Canada expands protected area in Pugwash

More land in Pugwash has been added to the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s pool. The organization was gifted two properties totalling 49 hectares, or 122 acres, from Matthew Currie, an American living in Vermont. “This is...

Pugwash ER closures, May 14-19

Closures to the emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash have been announced for May 14 to 19. The closures are necessary due to lack of physician coverage.   The closures are: May...

Man charged in Tatamagouche homicide has court matter adjourned

The Bayhead man charged with first-degree murder of a 58-year-old woman made his first court appearance Thursday through a lawyer. Ernie "Junior" Ross Duggan, 49, is also facing a charge of attempted murder. Lawyer Pat Atherton...

Close to 1,000 acres of forest now under long-term conservation

More than 900 acres of forest in the Cobequid Hills is now under conservation for the foreseeable future. Dr. Steven Cook, and his two brothers – Dr. Laurie Cook and Dr. David Cook – donated...

Another global crisis brings leaders to Pugwash

Sixty-one years ago, at the height of the Cold War, Nova Scotia philanthropist and industrialist Cyrus Eaton brought 22 leading scientists from the around the world to the Pugwash Thinkers’ Lodge to address the...

A special milestone

A special celebration is in the works for the grain elevator’s 60th birthday. Richard Duggan, co-owner with Jimmie LeFresne, said Sept. 30 will be an all-day event to honour the grain elevator’s past and present....