Friday, October 19, 2018

Forging relationships

For 10 days, students and adults from the Tatamagouche area will immerse themselves in the everyday living in Guatemala. It was two years ago when Hannah Martin volunteered at the New Hope Foundation school in...

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...

Hospital sees opening of new healing garden

Patients, staff, and visitors of the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital now have a special space to head to – a healing garden. The healing garden was a joint vision between hospital staff and the auxiliary,...

Collision near The Falls leaves motorcyclist dead

An adult male died at the scene of a collision near The Falls on Aug. 11. At approximately 1:15 p.m., Colchester District RCMP responded to a call of a collision involving a car and a...

Department of Labour investigating workplace death at Balfron farm

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has confirmed its investigating a workplace death at Ebbett's Meadow Brook Farm. Chrissy Matheson, the spokesperson for the provincial department, said the fatality occurred July 26. "Our thoughts are...

Earltown Heritage Sunday: In the shadow of the church

The eighth in a series of annual presentations in Earltown is coming up at the end of the month. Glen Matheson, local historian, will give the presentation on the social history of Earltown on July...

Changes coming to Tatamagouche emergency department

The hours of operation at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre are changing for two months. Beginning Aug. 1, the emergency centre will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through...

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...
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