Tuesday, December 12, 2017

On the move

An increased customer demand is seeing local chocolatiers make another move. Michael Foote, who owns and operates Appleton Chocolates with his wife, Heather, said the business will remain open inside the Tipperary Café on Main...

Making his return

Bruce in the Spruce has made his way back to Tatamagouche from the North Pole. Bruce, the lovable elf who visited area businesses last Christmas, is making his debut on Dec. 1. "It was so relaxing,"...

Upcoming Pugwash ER closures

Lack of physician coverage is once again causing the emergency department in Pugwash to close. The closures will be: Nov. 24, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 27, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 28, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov....

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...

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...
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