Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Community rallying behind Tatamagouche family with boy diagnosed with form of cancer

TATAMAGOUCHE - A young Tatamagouche boy is fighting a form of cancer, and the community is behind him and his family. Declan Nicholson was diagnosed on Jan. 7 with...

Police investigating suspicious death in Bayhead

The death of a woman in Bayhead is being ruled suspicious by police. Late Sunday night, shortly before midnight Sept. 18, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 911 call from a Clarks Road residence. Upon arrival...

Charges pending following Pugwash disturbance complaint

PUGWASH - Charges are pending against an Amherst woman following a disturbance complaint in Pugwash. Cpl. Jennifer Clarke, public information officer with the Nova Scotia RCMP, say officers...

Firefighters rescue girls who drifted away from Blue Sea Beach

MALAGASH - Quick action of Wallace firefighters helped bring two young children to the shore after drifting away from Blue Sea Beach. Tom Flynn, chief of the Wallace Volunteer Fire...

Man charged with first-degree murder in Bayhead death

A 49-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 58-year-old Bayhead woman earlier this week. The accused is also facing a charge of attempted murder. It is the publication's company...

Local family fundraising to purchase insulin pump for daughter

One local family is hoping to make life just a little bit easier for their nine-year-old daughter. Sheri Cameron and her husband, Curtis, are fundraising to help purchase an insulin pump for Courtney, one of...

Tatamagouche teenager publishes first novel under pen name

TATAMAGOUCHE - Nineteen-year-old Siena Hammermeister has just published her first novel, Idris: Eye of the Beholder.  Published under the pen name Phoenix De’clan, the novel tells the harrowing tale...

Pugwash hospital turns into urgent treatment centre during coronavirus pandemic

PUGWASH - The North Cumberland Memorial Hospital is being turned into an urgent treatment centre during the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. The Nova Scotia Health Authority made the change...

Fire departments throughout province benefitting from weekly 50/50 draws

AMHERST – What started as a way for one fire department raising funds to support local causes has since turned into one of the largest online 50/50 draws across Canada.

Changes coming to Tatamagouche emergency department

The hours of operation at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre are changing for two months. Beginning Aug. 1, the emergency centre will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through...




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