Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Pugwash ER closures, May 14-19

Closures to the emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash have been announced for May 14 to 19. The closures are necessary due to lack of physician coverage.   The closures are: May...

Group hosting letter writing campaign on possible gold exploration, mining

Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia, or SuNNS, is hosting a letter writing campaign in regards to possible gold exploration and mining in the Cobequid Highlands. Those concerned with the project proposed by the province's Department of...

Some clarity on CECs

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is hoping to clear up some confusion regarding to the Collaborative Emergency Centres and the services offered. Barbie Cook, the site manager for the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche...

Cookies for Coulson fundraiser meets its first goal

It all started with a caring grandmother and a bake sale. Initially, she thought maybe she could raise a few thousand dollars to go towards the purchase of a wheelchair accessible van for her grandson,...
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Truro and Colchester Partnership seeking input for strategic direction

The Truro and Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity is seeking input from the community to develop a Regional Economic Development Strategy. The Partnership officially formed late in 2017 and is tasked with improving economic development...

Border collie puppy no worse for wear after being rescued from ice in Tatamagouche...

Lizzie didn’t let a little adventure that saw her end up on the ice in the bay keep her down. The 10-month-old border collie, belonging to Gillian and John Crawford at Lismore Sheep Farm in...

Shelter from the storm

Vendors and visitors to the Pugwash Farmers’ Market will be a little more sheltered this upcoming season when three permanent kiosks are constructed. Jennifer Houghtaling, the president of the board of directors for the Pugwash...

The Readers Choice results are in

We asked, and you answered. The results of the second annual Readers Choice Awards are in and the winners have finally been announced. Congratulations to all those along the North Shore who have been chosen...

Advocate on community health board hopes to see fluoride added to water systems

Fluoride may soon be coming to the drinking water supplied by the Municipality of Cumberland County. Chris Henneberry, the secretary of the Pugwash and Area Community Health Board, has taken an interest in the fluoridation...

County to request delay in RFP for gold exploration, mining

A letter has been sent off to the province requesting a delay in the issuance of a Request for Proposals regarding gold exploration and mining in the Cobequid Highlands. Mike Gregory, the District 7 councillor,...
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