Monday, December 11, 2017

Feeling optimistic

A local man sitting on the board of directors with the Tatamagouche Centre is optimistic about its future. Dwayne Semple joined the board in the autumn of 2015, not long after the entire board resigned,...
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River John Winter Carnival underway

The 2017 River John Winter Carnival kicked off with a Family Day and afternoon of music on Feb. 19. It runs until Feb. 26, with a variety of activities scheduled for the rest of the...

Moncton man, woman arrested in Kemptown

A man and woman from Moncton, N.B., were arrested on Feb. 18 after police seized almost seven kilograms of cocaine. At approximately 3:30 p.m. that day, the Colchester District RCMP stopped to provide assistance after...

Support for teachers

With the Nova Scotia Teachers Union's 9,300 members striking on Friday against the provincial government's Bill 75, teachers and students took to the sidewalk outside the schools in Tatamagouche to show their support. Thousands of...

Highest honours

Nominations are open for recognizing the contributions and accomplishments of outstanding citizens in the province. The province is accepting nominations, or re-nominations, of people deserving its highest honour – the Order of Nova Scotia. People...

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...

One big family

When Victor Dorey and four other men set out to create a forestry cooperative, one of the goals was to create work for many local residents. Little did the Pugwash man know that his son,...

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...

A special coincidence

Hilary Powell couldn’t help but shed some tears at the beach over the summer. She was walking along the Gulf Shore in Pugwash, between the picnic park and Murray Lane, when a friend’s son called...
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Woman urging caution after dogs diagnosed with Lyme disease

Paula Arsenault is keeping a closer eye on her furry friends these days and wants others to do the same. Arsenault, who lives in Truro but has a summer place on the way to Barrachois...
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