Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Colchester County man dies after ingesting white powder substance; two in life-threatening condition

EARLTOWN - A 24-year-old man from Colchester County was found deceased in Earltown after police say he ingested a white powder substance. Another two men are in life-threatening condition...

Where grows the king of hemlocks: My search for our oldest tree

Our canoe was laden with all the necessities of outdoor life, and sloshing with water carried in by our socks, soaked every time we were obliged to leap overboard and carry our craft over rocks,...

Tatamagouche native coming down from high after song tops European chart

SEAL BROOK – Paul Randy Mingo had no idea his song released in Europe recently reached number one on the music charts. The Tatamagouche native who now lives in Seal...

Nature Conservancy of Canada expands protection of Pugwash Estuary

PUGWASH – One of the most intact estuaries on the Northumberland Strait has expanded with more protected land. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) spent roughly the last year to acquire...

UPDATED: French River water levels return to normal

UPDATED AUG. 31 - Water levels in the French River have returned to normal. The Municipality of Colchester County's Tatamagouche Water Utility says its conservation notice put in place...

The blessed backcountry: Pollett’s Cove, a strange sort of freedom for adventurous souls

I’m something of a campsite aficionado, or, if you like, a snob. Upon arrival, my judgy eyes scan the facilities, the placement of playgrounds, the space between sites, the design of...

News of McNeil’s resignation comes as surprise to local MLAs

TRURO – The news of Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil’s resignation came as a shock to many people earlier this week. Karen Casey, MLA for Colchester North, says she...

Premier McNeil announces resignation

TATAMAGOUCHE - After 17 years in the elected office, Stephen McNeil has announced he's stepping down. Nova Scotia's premier for the past seven years made the announcement following the...

Hard Honey Inc. creating a buzz on North Shore

TATAMAGOUCHE – It took close to a year-and-a-half for Chelsie Ross and Corey Robinson to create their business plan. So when the coronavirus pandemic hit, there was some hesitation before launching...

Colchester-East Hants Public Library branches set to re-open July 14

TATAMAGOUCHE – Library lovers rejoice. Starting July 14, the branches of the Colchester-East Hants Public Library will be re-opening to the public with a number of conditions in place...




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