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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...

Music is medicine

Séan McCann first heard of TATAFEST through friends and fans. But as soon as he looked at a map and found Tatamagouche, the co-founder of Great Big Sea knew that’s exactly where he wanted to...

Collision near The Falls leaves motorcyclist dead

An adult male died at the scene of a collision near The Falls on Aug. 11. At approximately 1:15 p.m., Colchester District RCMP responded to a call of a collision involving a car and a...

Pugwash ER closures, Aug. 3-10

Due to lack of physician coverage, the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will see closures daily for the next week. The ER will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 3,...

Department of Labour investigating workplace death at Balfron farm

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has confirmed its investigating a workplace death at Ebbett's Meadow Brook Farm. Chrissy Matheson, the spokesperson for the provincial department, said the fatality occurred July 26. "Our thoughts are...

An evening of readings and music

Five writers from Nova Scotia will gather in River John later this month for an evening of readings and music. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. July 28 at the Anglican Church Hall, 1919...
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