Friday, February 28, 2020

Revised closures to Pugwash ER, Dec. 31-Jan. 4

PUGWASH - There has been a revision to the closures of the emergency department at the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital. The updated closures from Dec. 31 to Jan. 4 are:
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Cresswell documentary receives funding

RIVER JOHN - A documentary television series with ties to the North Shore has received some funding. Under Skye-Larke Productions, 13-part series The Final Draft showcases authors, illustrators, and publishers...
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Self-care a must

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” That’s one sentence we often hear at this time of the year as the holiday season quickly approaches. It’s a sentence some...
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A ‘Smart’ Christmas

Seasons Greetings!   It’s that time of year where we decorate the house, put up a tree, and string the lights.   Anybody who knows me, knows I’ll be trying to add...

Premier sticks to Boat Harbour closure; no extension given to Northern Pulp

PICTOU - The pulp mill in Pictou County’s request for an extension to the Boat Harbour Act has been denied. Premier Stephen McNeil announced the morning of Dec. 20...

Tatamagouche ER closed Dec. 20

TATAMAGOUCHE - Lack of physician coverage is closing the emergency centre at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital on Dec. 20. The closure will remain in place until 8 p.m.

Pugwash, Tatamagouche ER closures, Dec. 22-Jan. 4

PUGWASH - Emergency rooms on the North Shore will see a number of closures over the holidays due to lack of physician coverage. In Pugwash, North Cumberland Memorial Hospital's emergency...

Environment minister asks for more details on effluent pipe proposal

PICTOU - Northern Pulp’s effluent pipe proposal continues to remain in limbo. Environment Minister Gordon Wilson has sought an environmental assessment report from Northern Pulp for its proposed effluent...

Two new novels launched in Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE - The North Shore literary scene got a whole lot livelier with the launches of two captivating novels, one by Magi Nams and another by Gary Blackwood. Nams,...
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Tata Centre receives funding for Indigenous youth program

TATAMAGOUCHE - A project aimed at connecting Indigenous youth with meaningful land-based knowledge rooted in Mi’kmaw values has received some funding. The program ‘Down To Earth’ will be offered...


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