Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Local fisherman adamant effluent pipe into strait won’t go ahead

The president of the Northumberland Fishermen’s Association is “very concerned” about a proposed effluent pipe from Northern Pulp in Pictou County out into the Northumberland Strait. “We are adamant it’s not going to happen,” said...
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Group optimistic refugee family’s arrival imminent

It’s been a long journey, however the end could be in sight for the North Shore Refugee Settlement Group. Margaret Boyle, co-chairperson of the group with Remi Lemoine, is optimistic a family will soon be...

Folk, pop, rock artists Hillsburn return to The Grace

Hillsburn is returning to the stage at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre next month. The award-winning folk, pop, rock band released its debut album last year and sold out shows across Canada. The Halifax-based...

Public meeting to be held over impact of potential industrial developments

The Wentworth Firemen's Recreation Association is sponsoring a public meeting this weekend regarding concerns over impacts to local eco-tourism by potential industrial developments. The meeting will run from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Feb. 10, at...

Serious Incident Response Team investigating fatal River John collision

A collision in River John that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man on Dec. 16 has been referred to the province's Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). The Pictou District RCMP contacted SiRT on Dec....

Fly like an eagle

A bald eagle from Wallace Bay will soon be gracing the cover of a national magazine. Ian Murray has been photographing in a serious way for about eight or nine years now, since moving to...

Upcoming Pugwash ER closures

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre has a number of closures in the next few days. The department will be closed until 8 p.m. Jan. 12, as well as 8 a.m.-8...

Cigarettes stolen from Wentworth store

A stolen truck and trailer were used in a break, enter and theft of cigarettes from a store in Wentworth. Just before 3 a.m. on Dec. 28, thieves broke into a store in Wentworth and...

Closures announced for Pugwash ER

The Collaborative Emergency Centre in the Pugwash is facing a number of closures due to lack of physician coverage. The department will be closed until 8 p.m. on Jan. 4, as well as 8 a.m....
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Highway collision claims life of Colchester County woman

ENFIELD - A 34-year-old Colchester County woman died in head on collision on Highway 102 in Enfield on Jan. 2. Just after 3 p.m., RCMP, Emergency Health Services, and Halifax Regional Fire responded to a...
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