Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Colchester County woman dies following collision in Bayhead

A 28-year-old woman from Colchester County succumbed to injuries Monday morning sustained in a motor vehicle collision the night before. Shortly after 8:35 p.m. on July 15, Colchester District RCMP and other emergency personnel responded...

Tata Holdings Inc. purchases former elementary school

Less than a year after a new school opened to students, the former Tatamagouche Elementary School has been sold. According to the tender on the Nova Scotia government’s website, Tata Holdings Inc. made the purchase...

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...

Wallace Bridge couple in isolation after returning home from Florida vacation

WALLACE BRIDGE – For John and Bente Sproat, getting relevant and timely information during the coronavirus pandemic was a bit of a difficult task. They had been in Dunedin, Florida, for...

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...

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...

North Shore Bavarian Society celebrating 40 years of Oktoberfest in Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE It started on a dare 40 years ago, and the rest is history. This year is the 40th anniversary for Oktoberfest in Tatamagouche, hosted by the...

Tatamagouche man dies in weekend motocross incident

A 48-year-old man from Tatamagouche died over the weekend while at a private recreational motocross track. At 2:46 p.m. Oct. 21, Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a collision at the track near...

A huge concern

Almost daily closures to the emergency room in Pugwash is a cause for concern for the facility’s site manager. Barbie Cook, who is also the site manager for the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche,...

A century old

WENTWORTH - For his entire life, Wyman “Bun” Betts has called Wentworth home. That’s usually not much of a significance, but when you’re about to celebrate your 100th birthday, it’s quite...



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