Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Appreciation for home

Peter and Debra Martyn have a newfound appreciation for the Village of Tatamagouche. The couple spent six months – from January to July – volunteering in Yangon, Myanmar, with Cuso International – an organization working...

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...
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UPDATED: Beach in Port Howe re-open to swimmers

A popular beach for swimming has re-opened to the public. Heather Beach, located in Port Howe just outside Pugwash, was closed due to high bacteria levels in the water, however test results are showing the...

Colchester County woman dies following collision in Bayhead

A 28-year-old woman from Colchester County succumbed to injuries Monday morning sustained in a motor vehicle collision the night before. Shortly after 8:35 p.m. on July 15, Colchester District RCMP and other emergency personnel responded...

Cultural centre adds gallery shop to the mix

A sprucing up of the lobby at the Fraser Cultural Centre will also see a gallery shop created. Margaret Boyle, a member of the board of directors, said the shop will be an extension to...

Sexual health centre, village hosting Safer Spaces in Pugwash

A Safer Spaces event is coming to Pugwash. The Sexual Health Centre of Cumberland County is joining together with the Village of Pugwash to host the event after concerns a religious gathering this month will...

Turn the page

Grayson Heighton’s lips turn to form a slight smile. The nine-year-old’s smile spreads as he sits at the table at the Tatamagouche Library and talks about something he loves to do – read. “I love books...

Tatamagouche ER closed overnight

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed overnight July 12.   The CEC will be closed beginning at 11 p.m., and re-open at 7 a.m. It is closed due...

Pugwash ER closures, July 12-21

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will be closed numerous times over the course of the next week or more due to lack of physician coverage. It will be...

Three Nova Scotia companies licensed to grow marijuana

Three companies in the province are already growing marijuana with the hopes of selling it to the local market this summer. Health Canada handles the licenses for producers in the country, with only three currently...
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