Friday, January 18, 2019

To frack or not to frack

No matter where you go, you’ll find people both for and against fracking. And it was no different in Pugwash last month as about 150 people gathered inside the curling club for a debate. Gerard Lucyshyn...

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...

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...

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...

Garden support

What started as a small project for students has grown into a larger one the community can benefit from, in more ways than one. Brian Holmes, the principal of the newly-opened Tatamagouche Regional Academy, has...
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Debate on fracking

PUGWASH - A debate in Pugwash will give the different sides to fracking. The Six Rivers Chamber of Commerce and Friends of Cumberland County are teaming up to host the debate, which begins at 7...
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Community engagement for coastal restoration project

The Clean Foundation is looking for some input on an upcoming coastal restoration projects along the Northumberland Strait. The foundation received funding through the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Coastal Restoration Fund to restore 15...

Colchester County starting process to deem watershed a protected area

It was a happy occasion for the crowd gathered in the chambers during the Colchester County council meeting at the end of August as a motion was passed to start the process to seek...

County council defeats proposed kennel development bylaw

As soon as word made it to a large crowd gathered outside the Colchester county municipal offices, cheers broke out. They were just informed councillors defeated a proposed kennel development bylaw that had been on...

Rally participants urging council to defeat proposed kennel bylaw

TRURO - “Heck no, vote no” was just one slogan about 100 people chanted outside the county office in protest to a proposed kennel bylaw. “We had a dog business for a number of years...
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