UPDATED: Police arrest Pugwash man wanted on numerous charges

Police have arrested a Pugwash man who had a province-wide arrest warrant issued. Bradley James Barton, 34, of Pugwash, was arrested March 19 without incident in Amherst. He has been charged with: Theft of a...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency room at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for six hours on July 28. The closure will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., due to lack of...

Pugwash woman earns prestigious Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

PUGWASH - In rural communities, it’s not uncommon to see people volunteering in a variety of capacities. One of those such people in Pugwash is Norene Smiley, who was just...

Library offers more than books thanks to grants, collaboration with organizations

The library in Tatamagouche is about more than just books these days. The Colchester East Hants Public Library’s Tatamagouche branch is expanding on their borrowing library, as well as programs being offered to the public. “We...

A crafter’s delight

Crafters who make use of yarn and fabric won't want to miss a fundraising sale on Aug. 19. From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., fabric and yarn will be up for grabs for all those...

Pugwash ER closures announced

Closures continue at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash due to lack of physician coverage. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 26, 27, and 30, as well as 4-8...

A message to his TRA class

TATAMAGOUCHE - It’s been a long time coming, but the first class has finally graduated from Tatamagouche Regional Academy (TRA). The P-12 school opened this past September, a year later than...

Pugwash ER closures announced

The emergency department in Pugwash will be closed for four days in the coming week. The closures at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 25,...

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...

Pictou County man dies in collision in River John

A 50-year-old man from Pictou County died Saturday in a vehicle collision in River John. Just after 6:20 p.m. Saturday, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a head-on collision on the West Branch Road, also...