Saturday, November 28, 2020

From birds to words

RIVER JOHN - With the continuous baa of a lamb in the background, about 100 people were treated to author readings and musical performances as part of WordPlay. WordPlay kicked off...

Pugwash ER facing closures this week and next

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash is facing a number of closures due to lack of physician coverage. The department is closed until 8 p.m. on July 28, and will...

Get those fishing poles out: province easing some public health restrictions

TATAMAGOUCHE - It's what the fishers wanted, and now they're able to get out with their fishing poles. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical...

Shelter from the storm

Vendors and visitors to the Pugwash Farmers’ Market will be a little more sheltered this upcoming season when three permanent kiosks are constructed. Jennifer Houghtaling, the president of the board of directors for the Pugwash...

N.S. COVID-19 cases close to reaching 200 with 20 new confirmed

TATAMAGOUCHE - The second day into April saw 20 new coronavirus cases, an extension request into the state of emergency, and the launch of an online data base. The...

Pugwash, Tatamagouche ER closures, Oct. 15-19

PUGWASH - The collaborative emergency centres in both Pugwash and Tatamagouche will see closures this week due to lack of physician coverage. The North Cumberland Memorial Hospital's emergency department...

Emergency room closed in Tatamagouche

The Collaborative Emergency Centre at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital will be closed over three days. The emergency room will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on July 21, 22 and 23 because...

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...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency room at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for six hours on July 28. The closure will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., due to lack of...
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Highway collision claims life of Colchester County woman

ENFIELD - A 34-year-old Colchester County woman died in head on collision on Highway 102 in Enfield on Jan. 2. Just after 3 p.m., RCMP, Emergency Health Services, and Halifax Regional Fire responded to a...




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