Monday, August 21, 2017

Tatamagouche emergency department closed Thursday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed until Thursday evening. The closure runs until 8 p.m. due to lack of physician coverage. The paramedic, registered nurse and...

Have a memory from North Colchester High School or Tatamagouche Elementary School?

Share it with The Light! In the June issue of The Light, a full schedule of events to celebrate School Memories Weekend will be available. We are looking to highlight your memories or well...

Woman airlifted to hospital following crash

  A woman was airlifted to hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday. The collision occurred at 12:10 p.m. on Highway 6 between Clarkes Road and Wallace Grant Road in Bayhead. Traffic was...

Tatamagouche ER closed Thursday, Friday

The emergency room at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on both Thursday and Friday. The closures on both days run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m....

Casey re-elected in Colchester North

Liberal Karen Casey is set to represent Colchester North for another four years. It was a very close race in Colchester North, however Liberal Karen Casey has retained her seat with 46.55 per cent (3,654)...

X-ray services postponed in Tatamagouche on Wednesday

X-ray services at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital have been postponed for May 31. There will be no walk-in x-ray services throughout the day due to a scheduled outage by Nova Scotia Power as they...

Get out and vote

The polls are open, so if you haven't already done so, make sure you cast your vote in the provincial election. In Colchester North, it's Liberal incumbent Karen Casey against Rebecca Taylor for the Progressive...

Emergency room in Tatamagouche closed Tuesday

The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre's emergency department will be closed until 8 p.m. on Tuesday. The closure is due to lack of physician coverage. Those with medical emergencies will be redirected to...

Woman charged following robbery at Tatamagouche gas station

  A New Glasgow woman is facing a number of charges following a robbery at a gas station in Tatamagouche Friday morning. Just before 6 a.m., the¬†woman arrived in a truck at a service station on...

Colchester RCMP investigating armed robbery

The Colchester RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at a pharmacy in Bible Hill on Saturday. At 5:40 p.m., a man entered the pharmacy and showed an employee a gun tucked into the waistband of...