Saturday, February 23, 2019

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...

Open doors for support

Enjoying the fresh air and sunshine while staying in or visiting the hospital can be a huge benefit. That’s why the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is working on a healing garden for patients, their...

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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Celebrating seniors

Looking at community organizations, it isn’t hard to find a senior lending their time or a hand. That’s part of the reason why the North Shore Seniors Organization and the Tatamagouche Library are hosting a...

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....
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Climate change and the human prospect

Climate change will be the focus of an event in Pugwash this weekend, featuring international speakers and scientists. They’ll be joined by leading Atlantic Canada community leaders and artists. The Center for Local Prosperity is...
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Test drive for a cause

It will take less than 10 minutes of your day and go to a good cause. Tri County Ford is hosting two Drive 4UR SCHOOL events this autumn in support of the Pugwash District High...
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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...

For the love of the printed word

The love of literature is being spread along the North Shore. Caroline Higgins and Deborah Poole have a cottage on the Brule Point Road and installed the Windy Acre Little Free Library on Aug. 20. “Both...

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...
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