Sunday, August 19, 2018

Man extricated from tractor trailer in Upper Malagash crash

UPPER MALAGASH - A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being trapped following a tractor trailer crash on June 27. Just before 7:30 a.m., the man - who was the sole occupant of a tractor trailer -...

Hillier, Cameron honoured with Legion pins, volunteer medal

Billy Cameron didn’t really know what was being talked about when he got an important phone call. On the other end of the phone, the 85-year-old was talking to someone about him being awarded the...

Author pens picture book biography on giantess Anna Swan

It’s been 130 years on Aug. 5 since giantess Anna Swan passed away, but she’s coming back to life thanks to a children’s picture book biography. Anne Renaud, who lives in Quebec, wrote ‘The True...

Citizens group continues fight against possible gold exploration and mining

Local citizens working to stop possible gold exploration and mining in the Cobequid Highlands were happy to hear a recommendation was made to explore designating the French River Watershed a protected area. John Perkins and...

Matt Minglewood Band to be the last to play current Eaton Stage

Matt Minglewood has played in Pugwash on Canada Day several times. Where the stage is about to be replaced, it seemed appropriate to have his band come to Pugwash again as a farewell to the...

Death Cafés, home funeral workshop turning tables on once taboo subject

Once a taboo subject, death is becoming more and more common to hear in conversation. That’s why four residents have organized and hosted two Death Cafés, and with a third in the works. “As organizers, we...

No charges against officers in shooting of Bayhead man: SiRT

No charges are warranted against three police officers involved in the shooting of a man in Tatamagouche last year, according to the province's Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). Felix Cacchione, the director of SiRT, released...

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...

Closures at Tatamagouche ER, May 14-20

The emergency room in Tatamagouche is seeing some closures this week due to lack of physician coverage. The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed: May 14, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  May 16,...

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...
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