Thursday, June 13, 2019

Skaters host mini competition, carnival to close out year

Local skaters finished another season, honing their skills, earning badges, and in one case, some medals. “We had a really great season,” said Jen Langille, with the Tatamagouce Skating Club. “We had a good group...

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...

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...

Northern Pulp registers for environmental assessment

Northern Pulp has registered its proposed effluent treatment plan for environmental assessment with the province. The company's registration document, available at www.novascotia.ca/nse/ea, says a new pipeline will carry treated effluent for discharge in the Northumberland Strait. The...

Tatamagouche native Ron Joyce, co-founder of Tim Hortons, passes away

Ron Joyce, the co-founder of Tim Hortons, passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 88. It’s unclear at this point the cause of his death. He was born in Tatamagouche in 1930. Steven Joyce, Ron...

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....

Among the best

  A 17-year-old has been named a finalist for the Loran Award. Maria Duynisveld, a Grade 12 student at Pugwash District High School, was sponsored for the award by her school in October. Through an extensive...

Tree festivals light up Tatamagouche and Pugwash

Following directly at the heels of a distressing power outage, the Tatamagouche and Pugwash Christmas tree festivals were a welcome reprieve and a sparkling introduction to the Christmas season on the North Shore. The Tatamagouche...

The Blanket Exercise making its way to Tatamagouche Centre

An extraordinary opportunity will be in Tatamagouche this weekend. 'The Blanket Exercise: The History of Canada We Rarely Learn' will be held at the Tatamagouche Centre on Nov. 18, 2-5 p.m. It's an opportunity for...

Man charged after firing gun at deer hunter

A Wallace man is facing a number of charges following an incident outside of Pugwash that saw a deer hunter being shot at. At 5:28 p.m. Oct. 27, a deer hunter who was in the Middleboro...