Thursday, April 19, 2018

Pugwash emergency department to face closure Monday

The Collaborative Emergency Department in Pugwash will be closed for 12 hours on Monday. The closure at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 24 because no...

Full slate for Colchester North PC nomination

Four candidates will go head-to-head on April 22 for representation of the PC Party in Colchester North in the next provincial election. The nomination meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at Valley Elementary School....
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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...
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Opening of new school pushed to 2018

The opening of the new Tatamagouche Regional Academy has been pushed back a few months. The school was originally slated to open in September, however Brian Taylor, media relations advisor for the province’s Department of...

Pugwash volunteers ready for annual garbage challenge for Communities in Bloom

For the past 10 years, members of the Communities in Bloom (CIB) organization in Pugwash have been cleaning up litter. They’ll be at it once again to celebrate Earth Day. On April 22, an enthusiastic...

The time to talk about electoral reform

T​he federal Liberals promised electoral reform before our next election. Recently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this promise would not be kept. ​Many citizens think this is still a high priority to help ensure...

Permanent home

Florence Craib spotted it right away – where her family first settled in River John. Craib, nee Bigney, was anxious to take a look at the Plan of the Settlement of River John and Vicinity...

A revitalization

It’s been more than two decades since Tatamagouche has seen a Lions Club, but that is no more. Rob Johnston, King Lion, said the decision was made recently to bring the club back to the...

Making a change

The interior of the Tatamagouche Grain Elevator may look a little different come this season. Richard and Sara Duggan are busy with renovations to include a few new vendors. They plan on opening on the...
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High speed concerns

From an economic disadvantage to the inaccessibility of services, the local chamber of commerce heard concerns from many in the business community surrounding high speed internet and cell phone service. The Truro and Colchester Chamber...
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