Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Department of Labour investigating workplace death at Balfron farm

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has confirmed its investigating a workplace death at Ebbett's Meadow Brook Farm. Chrissy Matheson, the spokesperson for the provincial department, said the fatality occurred July 26. "Our thoughts are...

UPDATED: Police arrest Pugwash man wanted on numerous charges

Police have arrested a Pugwash man who had a province-wide arrest warrant issued. Bradley James Barton, 34, of Pugwash, was arrested March 19 without incident in Amherst. He has been charged with: Theft of a...

An endless love

Bailey Dowding kept her head down while reading from her paper. When she was done, she went to her grandfather who wrapped his arm around her. The 15-year-old had just spoken to a crowd gathered at...

Gold in the hills?

Could there be gold in the mountains in the Cobequid Highlands? Geologists with the Department of Natural Resources are enthused by what they’ve found over the past few months, and are optimistic for the future. “Mining...

Tatamagouche native Ron Joyce, co-founder of Tim Hortons, passes away

Ron Joyce, the co-founder of Tim Hortons, passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 88. It’s unclear at this point the cause of his death. He was born in Tatamagouche in 1930. Steven Joyce, Ron...
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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...

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...

School’s out, forever

The final graduate crossed the stage, diploma in hand, tassle to the other side. It was a milestone for North Colchester High School, as the Class of 2018 was the final graduating class of the...

Got bobbled?

The smiles and laughter were constant, even while they were stuck upside down, legs straight up in the air. More than a dozen children, and even some adults, spent some time with Craig Hayman and...

Finding a healing passion

MALAGASH - Gary Phillips used to drive more than an hour to reach work every day. It was during one of those drives that he zoned out and didn’t remember...