Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Taking things back in time

Things will soon look a little bit different on the top floor of the Margaret Fawcett Norrie Heritage Centre. Maralyn Driver, the treasurer for the Creamery Square Heritage Society, which operates the centre, said a...

Pugwash woman earns prestigious Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

PUGWASH - In rural communities, it’s not uncommon to see people volunteering in a variety of capacities. One of those such people in Pugwash is Norene Smiley, who was just...

A discussion on a sustainable future

A sustainable future for Tatamagouche and the North Shore? With the impacts of climate change already evident, we recognize we must quickly change the way we live on the earth. What does that mean for...

Pugwash teen takes taekwondo titles

Jessica Liebmann added two more taekwondo titles to her name in November, bringing her first place finishes on the national level to six. “Taekwondo… it’s a family,” said Liebmann, a 17-year-old Grade 11 student attending...
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Murder mystery, Barra MacNeils upcoming fundraisers for rec centre

Editor's note: information on the location of the Barra MacNeils concert, as well as email address for more information, was incorrect in the August edition of The Light. The story has been...
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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...

Nine-year-old pens letter to environment minister

She may only be nine years old, but that isn’t stopping Hannah Fleury from voicing her concerns to the provincial government. Hannah, who lives in Central Caribou, has penned a letter to Environment Minister Margaret...

A steady flow

For years, Graham Hutchinson has had an interest in bees. But being a realtor didn’t leave Hutchinson with much time to tend to beekeeping, if he were to get any honeybees. Until now. Hutchinson may be...

Man charged after firing gun at deer hunter

A Wallace man is facing a number of charges following an incident outside of Pugwash that saw a deer hunter being shot at. At 5:28 p.m. Oct. 27, a deer hunter who was in the Middleboro...

Rally participants urging council to defeat proposed kennel bylaw

TRURO - “Heck no, vote no” was just one slogan about 100 people chanted outside the county office in protest to a proposed kennel bylaw. “We had a dog business for a number of years...