Saturday, June 24, 2017

Casey named deputy premier, finance minister

Colchester North MLA Karen Casey has two new appointments in the provincial government. Casey has been named Nova Scotia's deputy premier, as well as minister responsible for Finance and Treasury Board. Premier Stephen McNeil appointed Casey...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on Friday. The closure runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. due to a lack of physician...

Pugwash ER closed Wednesday, Friday

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed to the public for several hours on June 14 and 16. Both closures are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., due to...

A cultural celebration

It was a day filled with poetry, song, dance, and cheers all in celebration of diversity. The fifth annual Let Me Be Me Rally was held in the gymnasium at North Colchester High School on...

Tatamagouche emergency department closed Thursday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed until Thursday evening. The closure runs until 8 p.m. due to lack of physician coverage. The paramedic, registered nurse and...

Have a memory from North Colchester High School or Tatamagouche Elementary School?

Share it with The Light! In the June issue of The Light, a full schedule of events to celebrate School Memories Weekend will be available. We are looking to highlight your memories or well...

Woman airlifted to hospital following crash

  A woman was airlifted to hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday. The collision occurred at 12:10 p.m. on Highway 6 between Clarkes Road and Wallace Grant Road in Bayhead. Traffic was...

Tatamagouche ER closed Thursday, Friday

The emergency room at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on both Thursday and Friday. The closures on both days run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m....

Casey re-elected in Colchester North

Liberal Karen Casey is set to represent Colchester North for another four years. It was a very close race in Colchester North, however Liberal Karen Casey has retained her seat with 46.55 per cent (3,654)...

X-ray services postponed in Tatamagouche on Wednesday

X-ray services at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital have been postponed for May 31. There will be no walk-in x-ray services throughout the day due to a scheduled outage by Nova Scotia Power as they...