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...

A cultural celebration

It was a day filled with poetry, song, dance, and cheers all in celebration of diversity. The fifth annual Let Me Be Me Rally was held in the gymnasium at North Colchester High School on...

Valdy takes to stage at The Grace

The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre stage will be a busy one this weekend, ending with a performance by Valdy on Sept. 30. Valdy has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk...

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...

A new home

A new family is now calling Tatamagouche home after years of planning by a group of local residents. Ron MacNutt, with the North Shore Refugee Settlement Group, said the family of five was welcomed at...

Overnight ER closures in Tatamagouche to end

Overnight closures at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre are coming to an end. Effective Oct. 1, the Collaborative Emergency Centre will resume regular hours of operation. Since the beginning of August, the ER...

Firearms, ammunition stolen from Malagash residence

Several firearms with ammunition were stolen during a break and enter into a residence in Malagash. The incident is believed to have occurred sometime between Aug. 8 and 10. The Pugwash RCMP were called to a...

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...

Tatamagouche emergency department closed Thursday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed until Thursday evening. The closure runs until 8 p.m. due to lack of physician coverage. The paramedic, registered nurse and...

Ski race club sees construction of larger facility

With more than 100 members of the Wentworth Ski Racing Club this season, a new clubhouse will accommodate more than ever. The club celebrated the new 72’x16’ modular building with an opening ceremony on Jan....
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