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...

Tatamagouche health care workers to receive pizza, pie parties

TATAMAGOUCHE – Hospital workers, paramedics, and staff at the local nursing home will be treated to pizza parties this week. And along with pizza… wild blueberry pie.

Pugwash teenager offering delivery services to residents on his moped

PUGWASH – Cole Mundle wants to help his fellow residents during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s why the 14-year-old from Pugwash is offering to deliver goods such as food and prescriptions to...

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...

Five new COVID-19 cases announced; province confirms community spread

TATAMAGOUCHE - Health officials have confirmed community spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The province announced 32 cases of the virus over the weekend, and another five cases...

Fresh produce, meat, delivered to your door on the North Shore

TATAMAGOUCHE – Learning of the indefinite closure of the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market broke Jenna Jamieson’s heart. But that broken heart soon jumped into action, and Jamieson took it upon herself...

Finding your way home when the border is closed

TATAMAGOUCHE - For many Canadians, the COVID-19 health crisis has left them scrambling for answers like ‘what do I do now? Do I shutter my business, will it reopen? When will we...

Tatamagouche woman making free dinners for seniors

TATAMAGOUCHE – Karen MacNeill wanted to do something positive in the community to combat a lot of negativity she had been seeing. That’s why MacNeill started offering free meals to...


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