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...

Loran Scholar honours Tatamagouche teacher with prestigious award

TATAMAGOUCHE - Brenda Aitchison admits she cried when she learned she was being honoured with a teaching award. Former North Colchester High School student Hannah Martin, who received a Loran Scholarship...

Candidates debates scheduled prior to election day

TRURO - A number of debates are in the works for the candidates running in Cumberland-Colchester in the upcoming federal election. The Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce has...

Tatamagouche brothers see success in sports, music

TATAMAGOUCHE - It was a big year for a pair of brothers from Tatamagouche. Matthew, 20, and Daniel Smith, 16, each saw major accomplishments in their respective areas of interest...

Pugwash ER closures, Dec. 1-7

PUGWASH - The North Cumberland Memorial Hospital emergency department will be closed multiple times Dec. 1-7 due to lack of physician coverage. The closures include: Dec. 1,...

Tatafest offers a full schedule of events

TATAMAGOUCHE - You’d be hard pressed to find something that doesn’t pique your interest during this year’s Tatafest there’s that much going on. From Aug. 22 to 25, the village...

No tax rate increase in Colchester County’s new budget

TRURO – The Municipality of Colchester County has approved its new operating budget for 2020-21 with no tax rate increases. A release from the county says the budgeting process...

Spokes for Hope bike-a-thon returns to Malagash

A fundraising cycling event to support orphaned children in West Africa is coming back to the North Shore. Miriam Stirling is hosting, for the fourth time, the Spokes for Hope: Hope for AIDS, Alafia Clinic...
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Family supported through settlement group takes opportunity in Halifax

Shortly after arriving in their new home of Tatamagouche, a family sponsored through the North Shore Refugee Settlement Group seized an opportunity that unfortunately saw them move to Halifax. Ron MacNutt, a spokesperson for the...

Pugwash ER closures, Nov. 24-30

PUGWASH - The collaborative emergency department in Pugwash is facing a closure due to lack of physician coverage. North Cumberland Memorial Hospital's emergency department will be closed:


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