Friday, January 15, 2021

Pugwash woman seeking help to continue feral cat spay, neuter program

If there’s one thing Marilyn Williams hates to see, it’s animals, particularly cats, suffering. That’s why Williams has been helping feral cats in Pugwash and surrounding areas for the past five years through Marilyn and...

More closures to Pugwash ER

More closures are coming to the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash. The closures, which are due to lack of physician coverage, run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 20, 23, 24, 25,...
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Climate change and the human prospect

Climate change will be the focus of an event in Pugwash this weekend, featuring international speakers and scientists. They’ll be joined by leading Atlantic Canada community leaders and artists. The Center for Local Prosperity is...

Three Nova Scotia companies licensed to grow marijuana

Three companies in the province are already growing marijuana with the hopes of selling it to the local market this summer. Health Canada handles the licenses for producers in the country, with only three currently...

Bridgewater keeping Wentworth history alive

WENTWORTH - Wentworth has its own historian. As people interested in the history of the community of Wentworth, the Friends of the Old Wentworth Valley Schoolhouse thought it was time...

Field of dreams

The Minney family is celebrating a special anniversary this year. It was 25 years ago John and Margaret Minney planted their first strawberry crop at their Mountain Farm U-pick in River John. The couple immigrated...

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...

Manager of forest owners co-op takes role on transition team created from Northern Pulp’s...

WENTWORTH - Greg Watson is spending countless hours listening to the people. Watson is the manager of the North Nova Forest Owners Co-op in Wentworth, a co-operative that has close...

On tap

The North Shore Recreation Centre will be a hub of craft brewing activity later this month. Nathan Patriquin, of Crossiron Entertainment, is hosting the North Shore Craft Brew Expo featuring at least 15 breweries in...

Annual Tatamagouche Christmas Bird Count sees more than 50 species of birds documented

TATAMAGOUCHE - With weather always a factor, it was a relief to have near perfect conditions for the eighth Tatamagouche Christmas Bird Count (CBC) held on Jan. 4, 2020.




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