Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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...

Tata Holdings Inc. purchases former elementary school

Less than a year after a new school opened to students, the former Tatamagouche Elementary School has been sold. According to the tender on the Nova Scotia government’s website, Tata Holdings Inc. made the purchase...

North Shore Bavarian Society celebrating 40 years of Oktoberfest in Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE It started on a dare 40 years ago, and the rest is history. This year is the 40th anniversary for Oktoberfest in Tatamagouche, hosted by the...

Tatamagouche man dies in weekend motocross incident

A 48-year-old man from Tatamagouche died over the weekend while at a private recreational motocross track. At 2:46 p.m. Oct. 21, Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a collision at the track near...

A huge concern

Almost daily closures to the emergency room in Pugwash is a cause for concern for the facility’s site manager. Barbie Cook, who is also the site manager for the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche,...

A century old

WENTWORTH - For his entire life, Wyman “Bun” Betts has called Wentworth home. That’s usually not much of a significance, but when you’re about to celebrate your 100th birthday, it’s quite...

ER, department closures in Pugwash, Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE - The hospitals in both Tatamagouche and Pugwash will see the collaborative emergency centres closed over the next week. In Tatamagouche, the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's emergency centre...

Truckers line highway outside Truro to protest closure of Northern Pulp mill

ONSLOW - Vehicle after vehicle, honk after honk. That was the scene on Highway 104 in Onslow, just west of Truro, on May 9 as those in the trucking industry...

Firefighters in Tatamagouche switch from yard sale to vendors’ market

TATAMAGOUCHE - The annual Labour Day weekend fundraising event in support of local firefighters will look slightly different this year. Adrian MacCallum, one of the organizers to the Tatamagouche Fire Department’s...

Mi’kmaw Grassroots Grandmothers leading Water Walk to oppose possible gold mining

WARWICK MOUNTAIN - Three Mi’kmaw Grassroots Grandmothers will be leading a Water Walk to Tatamagouche later this month. Hannah Martin, an organizer of the event, said the Water Walk was initially...