Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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Tall ships on deck

Canada Day will be a busy one in Pugwash this year, as the nation celebrates 150 years. In Pugwash, the celebrations will include tall ships in port, the Gathering of the Clans festival, and Pugwash...

Field of dreams

The Minney family is celebrating a special anniversary this year. It was 25 years ago John and Margaret Minney planted their first strawberry crop at their Mountain Farm U-pick in River John. The couple immigrated...

Tatamagouche CEC to see closure Sunday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) will be closed for six hours Sunday. The CEC will be closed from 2 to 8 p.m., due to a lack of nursing...

Classes cancelled Friday as teachers hit picket line

It's a five-day weekend for students in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board. With winter weather cancelling school on Thursday, the students will continue with their weekend on Friday. The Nova Scotia Teachers Union announced a...

County councillor adds name to PC Party nominations in Colchester North

A councillor for Colchester County is eyeing the PC Party nomination for Colchester North forthe next provincial election. Eric Boutilier is putting his name forth after being approached a while back about running. He said...
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Schools in Tatamagouche closed, police presence in area

Both schools are closed in Tatamagouche today as an incident unfolds involving the RCMP. The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board says children who were already on buses on their way to the school can be picked...

Into the woods

Own some forestry land but unsure what to do with it? The North Nova Forest Owners Co-op Ltd. may be able to help, much like it has almost 300 landowners over the past 40 years. The...

School board accepting applications for children starting primary

Grade Primary registration is open in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board until March. Registration will run from mid-January to March for children who will be five on or before Dec. 31, 2017. Parents and guardians...

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,...

Thinkers’ outcome

A report has been released with some recommendations for residents and municipalities to consider when addressing climate change. This past autumn, 24 Thinkers from around the world gathered in Pugwash on the 60th anniversary of...
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