Thursday, July 29, 2021

Emotions remain raw as anniversary of Portapique mass shooting approaches

PORTAPIQUE - A global health pandemic isn’t usually seen as a blessing, but it has been to one small community in Nova Scotia over the past year. As the...

Seniors ski club supporting PPE at member hills

WENTWORTH – The Ski Atlantic Seniors Club is doing what it can to support personal protective equipment (PPE) at its member hills. The club recently made a donation of...

TataFest Music Festival to bring more than 30 acts over four days

TATAMAGOUCHE - More than 30 performers will hit the stage at this summer's TataFest Music Festival. From Aug. 26 to 29, the music will be flowing in Creamery Square...

Back-to-back laughter: Second comedy show planned for River John

RIVER JOHN - Comedian Karan Sidhu just can’t get enough of Pictou County, specifically River John. The Brown Cowboy, as he is called, rode in to River John with...

Psychologists offering free sessions in wake of Portapique shooting anniversary

PORTAPIQUE - With the one-year anniversary of the province's mass shooting coming up, free support is available for those impacted. The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) is...

Retreat in Malagash helps people with PTSD on path to recovery

MALAGASH - Dan Vachon knows how beneficial it is to keep his hands busy. Busy hands mean a busy mind, which helps him onto a path of recovery.

Everyday Safety: Back to the water

When the weather warms, lots of Nova Scotians head for small recreational boats. If you're among them, here's what you need to know to stay safe.

Rocking out in Malagash

MALAGASH – Dawn Wells and Rachel Purdy-MacKenzie can’t get enough of painting rocks. The two women have joined together to create Malagash Rocks, a group on Facebook that gives...

Growing pollinators in the River John area

SEAFOAM – A local woman is hoping to grow the community's pollinator population. Kiva-Marie Belt started in February as a ranger with the David Suzuki Foundation’s Butterflyway Project and...
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Community Health Board awards funding to local organizations

TATAMAGOUCHE – A number of local organizations recently received funding through the North Shore Area Community Health Board. The Community Health Board’s (CHB) annual Wellness Fund grants support community-based...




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