Fishermen’s associations reach impasse with Northern Pulp

Nova Scotia and P.E.I. fishermen’s associations have suspended future meetings with Northern Pulp until an alternative to a proposed effluent pipe into the Northumberland Strait is available for discussion. The associations made the announcement Feb....

Upcoming closures to Pugwash ER

The emergency room at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for several hours in the coming days. The closures are necessary because no physician is available to provide coverage. The closures run...

Rally participants urging council to defeat proposed kennel bylaw

TRURO - “Heck no, vote no” was just one slogan about 100 people chanted outside the county office in protest to a proposed kennel bylaw. “We had a dog business for a number of years...

Health services being suspended, reduced to help contain spread of coronavirus

TATAMAGOUCHE - The Nova Scotia Health Authority is suspending or reducing services at hospitals throughout the province as it works to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Taking things back in time

Things will soon look a little bit different on the top floor of the Margaret Fawcett Norrie Heritage Centre. Maralyn Driver, the treasurer for the Creamery Square Heritage Society, which operates the centre, said a...

Fundraising and role playing

Fundraising and role playing tabletop games are the focus of two upcoming programs at the Tatamagouche Centre next month. Josie Baker, the executive director of the centre, said the first program gives participants a chance...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on Friday. The closure runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. due to a lack of physician...

Village cancels Pugwash Gathering of the Clans

PUGWASH – It would’ve the 70th time the Village of Pugwash celebrated the Gathering of the Clans. Instead, the village commission made the tough decision to cancel the annual event, as...
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Group optimistic refugee family’s arrival imminent

It’s been a long journey, however the end could be in sight for the North Shore Refugee Settlement Group. Margaret Boyle, co-chairperson of the group with Remi Lemoine, is optimistic a family will soon be...

Northern Pulp registers for environmental assessment

Northern Pulp has registered its proposed effluent treatment plan for environmental assessment with the province. The company's registration document, available at www.novascotia.ca/nse/ea, says a new pipeline will carry treated effluent for discharge in the Northumberland Strait. The...


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