Protecting one’s home

TATAMGOUCHE - Seeing an increase in the power of storms convinced Guy Rochon to move from the shore to a place inland. But still, the former environmental scientist to...

Taking PM to task

Hannah Martin had an opportunity many won’t have in their lifetime – to talk about environmental issues in Ottawa and pose a question to the prime minister directly. Martin, originally from...

Lacing up the boots

It’s not every day someone camps out at Nelson Park at the tail end of winter. But that’s exactly what Jeff Laybolt did last month as he made his way through...

Province asks Northern Pulp for more information

The province is seeking a Focus Report from Northern Pulp before rendering a decision on the pulp mill's proposed effluent treatment plant. Environment Minister Margaret Miller made the announcement on March 29. "We make our decisions...

Skaters host mini competition, carnival to close out year

Local skaters finished another season, honing their skills, earning badges, and in one case, some medals. “We had a really great season,” said Jen Langille, with the Tatamagouce Skating Club. “We had a good group...

UPDATED: Police arrest Pugwash man wanted on numerous charges

Police have arrested a Pugwash man who had a province-wide arrest warrant issued. Bradley James Barton, 34, of Pugwash, was arrested March 19 without incident in Amherst. He has been charged with: Theft of a...

Library offers more than books thanks to grants, collaboration with organizations

The library in Tatamagouche is about more than just books these days. The Colchester East Hants Public Library’s Tatamagouche branch is expanding on their borrowing library, as well as programs being offered to the public. “We...

Northern Pulp registers for environmental assessment

Northern Pulp has registered its proposed effluent treatment plan for environmental assessment with the province. The company's registration document, available at www.novascotia.ca/nse/ea, says a new pipeline will carry treated effluent for discharge in the Northumberland Strait. The...

Tatamagouche native Ron Joyce, co-founder of Tim Hortons, passes away

Ron Joyce, the co-founder of Tim Hortons, passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 88. It’s unclear at this point the cause of his death. He was born in Tatamagouche in 1930. Steven Joyce, Ron...

Ski race club sees construction of larger facility

With more than 100 members of the Wentworth Ski Racing Club this season, a new clubhouse will accommodate more than ever. The club celebrated the new 72’x16’ modular building with an opening ceremony on Jan....
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