Pandemic cancellations continue, this time with Pugwash HarbourFest Homecoming

PUGWASH - It's been an annual tradition for 15 years, but the Pugwash HarbourFest Homecoming has been cancelled. The Pugwash HarbourFest Homecoming committee decided to cancel this year's event,...

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...

Arrests made following break and enters into cottages in Colchester, Hants counties

WINDSOR - Those with cottages in Colchester and Hants counties might want to check their properties. The Windsor District RCMP has arrested two individuals, including a 17-year-old girl, in...

Exhibitions in Bible Hill, Oxford cancelled due to pandemic

BIBLE HILL – The general manager of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission is saddened by a recent decision to cancel all exhibitions and fairs for the season. Darrelyn Hubley said...

More than 600 registered for virtual run to support families affected by Portapique tragedy

TRURO – What started as a small idea to bring a group of runners together virtually has since blown its organizer away. Jody Mattie wanted to host a 5K run...

Wallace Bridge family creating online platforms for local businesses during pandemic

WALLACE BRIDGE – A family-operated business on the North Shore is doing what it can to help businesses thrive and survive the coronavirus pandemic. Since the middle of March, Forward Creative...

Shining a light on North Shore businesses through The Light, Advocate Media

TATAMAGOUCHE - The Light's parent company, Advocate Media, has launched Shine On, a campaign aimed at shining a light on those making a difference in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

North Shore Bavarian Society cancels annual Oktoberfest

TATAMAGOUCHE – Like so many other events in the coming months, the annual Oktoberfest celebration in Tatamagouche has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Brenda Forbes, the president of the...

Northern Pulp parent company reviewing environmental assessment terms of reference released by province

ABERCOMBIE  — Paper Excellence Canada is reviewing the environmental assessment terms of reference released April 28 by Nova Scotia Environment. Paper Excellence has proposed a new effluent treatment facility...

Pole banner project begins in River John

RIVER JOHN — A local resident would like veteran’s pole banners gracing the village to commemorate those who devoted their lives to military service. Anne Patriquin displayed a prototype of the...


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