Friday, January 18, 2019

Another global crisis brings leaders to Pugwash

Sixty-one years ago, at the height of the Cold War, Nova Scotia philanthropist and industrialist Cyrus Eaton brought 22 leading scientists from the around the world to the Pugwash Thinkers’ Lodge to address the...

Firefighters honour past members, chiefs, with new monument

The idea was tossed around for decades, but it’s finally become a reality. The Tatamagouche Fire Department now has a monument outside the hall to honour its past members, as well as the chiefs in...

Tackling closures

If you live along the North Shore, you’re most likely aware of frequent closures to the collaborative emergency centre (CEC) in Pugwash. Randy Delorey, the province’s minister of Health and Wellness, said steps are being...

Students, community celebrate opening of new school

Ask Brian Holmes, and the wait was definitely worth it. Holmes is the principal of Tatamagouche Regional Academy, which opened for students in September. The faculty and students hosted a special opening ceremony for the...

To frack or not to frack

No matter where you go, you’ll find people both for and against fracking. And it was no different in Pugwash last month as about 150 people gathered inside the curling club for a debate. Gerard Lucyshyn...

Overnight ER closures in Tatamagouche to end

Overnight closures at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre are coming to an end. Effective Oct. 1, the Collaborative Emergency Centre will resume regular hours of operation. Since the beginning of August, the ER...

Partying for a cause

If there’s one thing Maritimers are known for, it’s for hosting a good Kitchen Party. It will be no exception next month, as local potter Sara Bonnyman partners with the Lillian Fraser Hospital Auxiliary once...

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 real eye-opener

Rye Coombs and Megan Flanagan both had to take a moment to collect their thoughts. Their 10 days spent in Rabinal, Guatemala, last month was filled with so many memorable experiences it was hard to...

A new home

A new family is now calling Tatamagouche home after years of planning by a group of local residents. Ron MacNutt, with the North Shore Refugee Settlement Group, said the family of five was welcomed at...
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