Sunday, July 22, 2018

No charges in River John collision death following independent investigation

No charges will be filed against a police officer in regards to a collision in River John late last year where a man lost his life. The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released...

Upcoming closures to Pugwash ER

The emergency room at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for several hours in the coming days. The closures are necessary because no physician is available to provide coverage. The closures run...

Fishermen’s associations reach impasse with Northern Pulp

Nova Scotia and P.E.I. fishermen’s associations have suspended future meetings with Northern Pulp until an alternative to a proposed effluent pipe into the Northumberland Strait is available for discussion. The associations made the announcement Feb....

Pugwash ER closures announced

Upcoming closures to the emergency department in Pugwash have been announced. The Collaborative Emergency Centre at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 23, 24, and...

Local fisherman adamant effluent pipe into strait won’t go ahead

The president of the Northumberland Fishermen’s Association is “very concerned” about a proposed effluent pipe from Northern Pulp in Pictou County out into the Northumberland Strait. “We are adamant it’s not going to happen,” said...
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Group optimistic refugee family’s arrival imminent

It’s been a long journey, however the end could be in sight for the North Shore Refugee Settlement Group. Margaret Boyle, co-chairperson of the group with Remi Lemoine, is optimistic a family will soon be...

Folk, pop, rock artists Hillsburn return to The Grace

Hillsburn is returning to the stage at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre next month. The award-winning folk, pop, rock band released its debut album last year and sold out shows across Canada. The Halifax-based...

Public meeting to be held over impact of potential industrial developments

The Wentworth Firemen's Recreation Association is sponsoring a public meeting this weekend regarding concerns over impacts to local eco-tourism by potential industrial developments. The meeting will run from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Feb. 10, at...

Pugwash ER closures announced

Closures continue at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash due to lack of physician coverage. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 26, 27, and 30, as well as 4-8...

Serious Incident Response Team investigating fatal River John collision

A collision in River John that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man on Dec. 16 has been referred to the province's Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). The Pictou District RCMP contacted SiRT on Dec....
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