Sunday, August 19, 2018

Music is medicine

Séan McCann first heard of TATAFEST through friends and fans. But as soon as he looked at a map and found Tatamagouche, the co-founder of Great Big Sea knew that’s exactly where he wanted to...

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...

Pugwash ER closures, Aug. 3-10

Due to lack of physician coverage, the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will see closures daily for the next week. The ER will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 3,...

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...

An evening of readings and music

Five writers from Nova Scotia will gather in River John later this month for an evening of readings and music. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. July 28 at the Anglican Church Hall, 1919...

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...

The Light places third for arts coverage in national competition

The Light has placed third for its arts coverage in the 2018 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards (CCNAs). News Media Canada announced its winners for the 2018 awards recently, and The Light placed third in 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...

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...

Sexual health centre, village hosting Safer Spaces in Pugwash

A Safer Spaces event is coming to Pugwash. The Sexual Health Centre of Cumberland County is joining together with the Village of Pugwash to host the event after concerns a religious gathering this month will...
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