Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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,...

Pugwash, Tatamagouche ERs closed

Emergency rooms in both Pugwash and Tatamagouche are seeing upcoming closures due to lack of physician coverage. The Pugwash emergency room will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 10 to 13; 4-8...
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Preliminary hearing in Bayhead murder tentatively scheduled

Ten days have been tentatively set aside in September for a preliminary hearing for a man charged in the death of a Bayhead woman. Ernie (Junior) Ross Duggan, 49, appeared in court in Truro via...

Pugwash ER closed during daytime hours

The North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash continues to be closed during daytime hours. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day between now and Oct. 18 due to lack of...

Bayhead man has murder charge adjourned

Clad in orange prison garb, his right arm in a sling, Ernie “Junior” Ross Duggan appeared in provincial court and had his first-degree murder and attempted murder charges adjourned. Duggan, 49, will re-appear in court on...

Pugwash ER closed

The North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash is closed during the day until Oct. 6. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 through 5 due to lack of physician coverage....

Man charged in Tatamagouche homicide has court matter adjourned

The Bayhead man charged with first-degree murder of a 58-year-old woman made his first court appearance Thursday through a lawyer. Ernie "Junior" Ross Duggan, 49, is also facing a charge of attempted murder. Lawyer Pat Atherton...

Man charged with first-degree murder in Bayhead death

A 49-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 58-year-old Bayhead woman earlier this week. The accused is also facing a charge of attempted murder. It is the publication's company...

Police investigating suspicious death in Bayhead

The death of a woman in Bayhead is being ruled suspicious by police. Late Sunday night, shortly before midnight Sept. 18, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 911 call from a Clarks Road residence. Upon arrival...
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Schools in Tatamagouche closed, police presence in area

Both schools are closed in Tatamagouche today as an incident unfolds involving the RCMP. The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board says children who were already on buses on their way to the school can be picked...
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