Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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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Group optimistic refugee family’s arrival imminent

It’s been a long journey, however the end could be in sight for the North Shore Refugee Settlement Group. Margaret Boyle, co-chairperson of the group with Remi Lemoine, is optimistic a family will soon be...

Upcoming ER closures in Tatamagouche

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre is seeing four closures in the coming days. The closures will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 25, 26, 27...

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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Community engagement for coastal restoration project

The Clean Foundation is looking for some input on an upcoming coastal restoration projects along the Northumberland Strait. The foundation received funding through the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Coastal Restoration Fund to restore 15...

Close to 1,000 acres of forest now under long-term conservation

More than 900 acres of forest in the Cobequid Hills is now under conservation for the foreseeable future. Dr. Steven Cook, and his two brothers – Dr. Laurie Cook and Dr. David Cook – donated...

A busy season at The Grace

This year has seen a lot of activity at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre. Tickets on a $3,000 Travel Voucher were sold and in August the winning ticket was pulled – winners were...
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Debate on fracking

PUGWASH - A debate in Pugwash will give the different sides to fracking. The Six Rivers Chamber of Commerce and Friends of Cumberland County are teaming up to host the debate, which begins at 7...

Casey named deputy premier, finance minister

Colchester North MLA Karen Casey has two new appointments in the provincial government. Casey has been named Nova Scotia's deputy premier, as well as minister responsible for Finance and Treasury Board. Premier Stephen McNeil appointed Casey...

A royal opportunity

Elizabeth Heighton has seen pictures and videos before of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. But she said that was nothing like actually being there. The 17-year-old from River John had the opportunity to compete at the...