Sunday, October 22, 2017

The time to talk about electoral reform

T​he federal Liberals promised electoral reform before our next election. Recently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this promise would not be kept. ​Many citizens think this is still a high priority to help ensure...

Take a hike

It’s time to lace up those hiking boots and hit the trails.The 2017 Hiking Summit is coming to the Tatamagouche and Earltown areas over the final weekend in April, bringing along roughly 200 hiking...
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Writing on Fire’s ARTJAM! set for May

Youth with a love of writing will have an opportunity to be mentored by a local author and artist.Writing on Fire’s ARTJAM! mentoring weekend will be held May 5-7 at the Thinkers Lodge in...

Pugwash ER facing closures this week and next

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash is facing a number of closures due to lack of physician coverage.The department is closed until 8 p.m. on July 28, and will...

Changing course

The scene at Brule Point may look entirely different in a few years.Colin and Teresa Fowlie, who own the property at Brule Point including the golf course, have plans for the area that would...

Classes cancelled Friday as teachers hit picket line

It's a five-day weekend for students in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board.With winter weather cancelling school on Thursday, the students will continue with their weekend on Friday. The Nova Scotia Teachers Union announced a...

Taking to the stage

Intrigue is the name of the game when local actors and actresses hit the Senator’s Stage for the annual Bard by the Bay performances this month.Gary Blackwood is back producing and directing most of...

Emergency room closed in Tatamagouche

The Collaborative Emergency Centre at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital will be closed over three days.The emergency room will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on July 21, 22 and 23 because...

Call for nominations

Outstanding business leaders in the county will soon be recognized through the local chamber of commerce.The Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce has a call out for nominations for honorees at its annual dinner...

Tatamagouche ER closed Thursday, Friday

The emergency room at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on both Thursday and Friday.The closures on both days run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m....
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