Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tatafest proves popular with visitors, residents

TATAMAGOUCHE - Four days of activities and thousands of visitors. That wraps up what is safe to say a very successful Tatafest. It was the fifth year of Tatafest, a...
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Faith leaders to gather in Pugwash for climate crisis talks

PUGWASH - Faith and Indigenous leaders from Atlantic Canada, as well as internationally, will gather in Pugwash soon to talk about the climate crisis. From Sept. 22 to 25,...

Bayhead man receives life for murder; parole eligibility set at 20 years

TRURO - A Bayhead man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty in June to second-degree murder of a neighbour. Ernie Ross "Junior" Duggan, 51, was...

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...

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...

North Shore ER closures, Sept. 15-21

PUGWASH - The collaborative emergency centres in both Pugwash and Tatamagouche will once again see closures due to lack of physician coverage. The North Cumberland Memorial Hospital will be...

Oliver! to be performed at The Grace in October

TATAMAGOUCHE - “Please sir, can I have some more?” is the enduring line spoken by Oliver Twist, the half-starved orphan boy in Charles Dickens’ Victorian masterwork, Oliver Twist. North Shore audiences...

Pugwash residents turn to pickleball for exercise, socializing

PUGWASH - Twice a week, the gym at Pugwash District High School gets transformed into pickleball courts. On nights when those courts are too full, the players of the popular sport...

ER closures, Sept. 6-14

TATAMAGOUCHE - The collaborative emergency centres in Tatamagouche and Pugwash will both experience closures due to lack of physician coverage. In Tatamagouche, the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's ER will...

A climate crisis presentation

TATAMAGOUCHE - Al Gore-trained Susan Stephen will be in Tatamagouche next week to present on the Climate Crisis: Issues and Solutions. Stephen’s presentation will begin at 7 p.m. on...