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...

Seventeen new COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia

TATAMAGOUCHE - Seventeen new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nova Scotia, bringing the province's total to 68. As it has been over the past week, the new...

Cigarettes stolen from Wentworth store

A stolen truck and trailer were used in a break, enter and theft of cigarettes from a store in Wentworth. Just before 3 a.m. on Dec. 28, thieves broke into a store in Wentworth and...

Youth taking on climate emergency

PUGWASH - The next Thinkers retreat will have a focus on the younger generation. From July 25 to 28, 20 youth Thinkers from across Atlantic Canada will gather for intense...

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...

Open doors for support

Enjoying the fresh air and sunshine while staying in or visiting the hospital can be a huge benefit. That’s why the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is working on a healing garden for patients, their...
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Becoming ecologically awake

Note: the correct date of the film showing is July 13.  There are many ecological and environmental issues taking place right now in the world: oil spills in the oceans, pipeline spills, destruction of forests, water...

Nine-year-old pens letter to environment minister

She may only be nine years old, but that isn’t stopping Hannah Fleury from voicing her concerns to the provincial government. Hannah, who lives in Central Caribou, has penned a letter to Environment Minister Margaret...

Collision near The Falls leaves motorcyclist dead

An adult male died at the scene of a collision near The Falls on Aug. 11. At approximately 1:15 p.m., Colchester District RCMP responded to a call of a collision involving a car and a...

A real eye-opener

Rye Coombs and Megan Flanagan both had to take a moment to collect their thoughts. Their 10 days spent in Rabinal, Guatemala, last month was filled with so many memorable experiences it was hard to...


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