Friday, August 16, 2019

Emergency department closures, July 14-20

TATAMAGOUCHE - Lack of physician coverage is once again closing the emergency departments in Pugwash and Tatamagouche between July 14 and 20. At the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre...

Man loses life at Drysdale Falls

TATAMAGOUCHE - A man lost his life while swimming with family at Drysdale Falls on July 9. Colchester RCMP received a call just after 4:30 p.m. of a...

From birds to words

RIVER JOHN - With the continuous baa of a lamb in the background, about 100 people were treated to author readings and musical performances as part of WordPlay. WordPlay kicked off...

Armoury to celebrate 100th anniversary of POW camp

AMHERST - It's been 100 years since more than 800 prisoners of war were interned in the Amherst Prisoner of War Camp. Most were German sailors, but there...

Duggan pleads guilty to second-degree murder

TRURO - A Bayhead man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a woman in 2017. Ernie Ross "Junior" Duggan, 51, will return to Nova Scotia...

Hidden treasures

TATAMAGOUCHE - If you find a colourful, painted rock throughout the village this summer, you’re in luck. It’s most likely one of the many rocks students in Sandra Lockerby’s Grade...

ER, department closures in Pugwash, Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE - The hospitals in both Tatamagouche and Pugwash will see the collaborative emergency centres closed over the next week. In Tatamagouche, the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's emergency centre...

ER closures until May 31 for Pugwash, Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE - The collaborative emergency centres in both Pugwash and Tatamagouche will see closures during the day due to lack of physician coverage. In Tatamagouche, the emergency department at...

Earltown farmers, business owners join together to launch inaugural market season

EARLTOWN - Local farmers’ markets are kicking off their season, and that includes the brand new one in Earltown. Shannon Dalberg and Pamela Craig are two of the members...

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...