Monday, August 21, 2017
TheLight-Newspaper-Placeholder-01

Emergency rooms in Tatamagouche, Pugwash see closures

The two emergency rooms on the North Shore are facing closures due to lack of physician coverage. The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre in Tatamgaouche will be closed until 2 p.m. July 14. In...

Curtain call

For 35 students, their high school graduation was a special milestone – they were the final students to graduate from North Colchester High School. Or should be as a new school is set to open...

Summer at the Kirk

Live music is back home at the Balmoral Kirk for the summer. Beginning July 14 with a performance by Thom Swift, the former church in The Falls will have at least two other shows. Swift, a...

A successful opening

“I don’t believe it.” Those four little words held high meaning on July 3 as Sheree Fitch looked out at the crowd of about 500 people gathered for the opening of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe...

Six days of ER closures in Pugwash

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will see six 12-hour closures over the next week. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily from July 6 to...

Emergency room in Tatamagouche closed Tuesday

There's another emergency room closure coming up at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre. The ER will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 27 as no physician is available for...

Casey named deputy premier, finance minister

Colchester North MLA Karen Casey has two new appointments in the provincial government. Casey has been named Nova Scotia's deputy premier, as well as minister responsible for Finance and Treasury Board. Premier Stephen McNeil appointed Casey...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on Friday. The closure runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. due to a lack of physician...

Pugwash ER closed Wednesday, Friday

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed to the public for several hours on June 14 and 16. Both closures are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., due to...

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...