Thursday, April 19, 2018

Cookies for Coulson fundraiser meets its first goal

It all started with a caring grandmother and a bake sale. Initially, she thought maybe she could raise a few thousand dollars to go towards the purchase of a wheelchair accessible van for her grandson,...

Pugwash ER closures April 17-21

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Memorial Collaborative Emergency Centre has announced a number of closures due to lack of physician coverage. The ER will be closed: Tuesday, April 17 from 8 a.m. to...

Border collie puppy no worse for wear after being rescued from ice in Tatamagouche...

Lizzie didn’t let a little adventure that saw her end up on the ice in the bay keep her down. The 10-month-old border collie, belonging to Gillian and John Crawford at Lismore Sheep Farm in...
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Upcoming ER closures for Pugwash, Tatamagouche

The emergency rooms in Tatamagouche and Pugwash are both experiencing closures over the long weekend and beyond, thanks to lack of physician coverage. The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamagouche will be...

No charges in River John collision death following independent investigation

No charges will be filed against a police officer in regards to a collision in River John late last year where a man lost his life. The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released...

Upcoming closures to Pugwash ER

The emergency room at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for several hours in the coming days. The closures are necessary because no physician is available to provide coverage. The closures run...

Fishermen’s associations reach impasse with Northern Pulp

Nova Scotia and P.E.I. fishermen’s associations have suspended future meetings with Northern Pulp until an alternative to a proposed effluent pipe into the Northumberland Strait is available for discussion. The associations made the announcement Feb....

Pugwash ER closures announced

Upcoming closures to the emergency department in Pugwash have been announced. The Collaborative Emergency Centre at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 23, 24, and...

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...
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