Monday, October 21, 2019
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Fundraising supper taking year’s break

An annual fundraising supper on Canada Day is taking a break this year, but organizers are still hoping donations will come in. The Balfron Community Association has been hosting the fundraiser since 1992, helping to...

A call for volunteers

Without new life and new ideas, the future of the Malagash Salt Mine Museum is up in the air. Lorraine Blaxland, assistant to the curator at the museum, said they are in dire need of...

Emergency room in Tatamagouche closed Tuesday

There's another emergency room closure coming up at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre. The ER will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 27 as no physician is available for...

Dinner is served

A taste of Mexico is getting some attention in Tatamagouche. Rich Pridham and his wife, Andrea, have been serving up tacos, nachos, and the infamous gringo sauce since the beginning of May at Taco Gringo...

Field of dreams

The Minney family is celebrating a special anniversary this year. It was 25 years ago John and Margaret Minney planted their first strawberry crop at their Mountain Farm U-pick in River John. The couple immigrated...

Art Jam

What happens when you take 12 teens, one author, and one artist, and place them in the beautiful and historic Thinkers Lodge for the weekend? You get Art Jam, a mentoring weekend that occurred May...

On the move

It was an extensive search, but in the end the exact stone used to build the Halifax Armouries was found. Rosanne Howes, project manager and architect, specialized in heritage conservation, for the Department of National...

A prized piece

As a university student, Deb Plestid made her own clothes. She couldn’t afford to buy them, so she put her skills she learned as a youngster to use. Now, Plestid has picked up her second Curator’s...

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...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on Friday. The closure runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. due to a lack of physician...