Sunday, July 22, 2018

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...

Tatamagouche ER closed overnight

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed overnight July 12.   The CEC will be closed beginning at 11 p.m., and re-open at 7 a.m. It is closed due...

Pugwash ER closures, July 12-21

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will be closed numerous times over the course of the next week or more due to lack of physician coverage. It will be...

Three Nova Scotia companies licensed to grow marijuana

Three companies in the province are already growing marijuana with the hopes of selling it to the local market this summer. Health Canada handles the licenses for producers in the country, with only three currently...

Advocate takes on Eastern Sign Print operations

PICTOU - The Advocate family is growing. Following a 120-day transition period, Eastern Sign Print (ESP) will join the Advocate family, which The Light is also part of. Sobeys, Xerox and Advocate will be working on...

Man extricated from tractor trailer in Upper Malagash crash

UPPER MALAGASH - A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being trapped following a tractor trailer crash on June 27. Just before 7:30 a.m., the man - who was the sole occupant of a tractor trailer -...
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