No tax rate increase in Colchester County’s new budget

TRURO – The Municipality of Colchester County has approved its new operating budget for 2020-21 with no tax rate increases. A release from the county says the budgeting process...

Charges pending following Pugwash disturbance complaint

PUGWASH - Charges are pending against an Amherst woman following a disturbance complaint in Pugwash. Cpl. Jennifer Clarke, public information officer with the Nova Scotia RCMP, say officers...

Arrests made following break and enters into cottages in Colchester, Hants counties

WINDSOR - Those with cottages in Colchester and Hants counties might want to check their properties. The Windsor District RCMP has arrested two individuals, including a 17-year-old girl, in...

Shining a light on North Shore businesses through The Light, Advocate Media

TATAMAGOUCHE - The Light's parent company, Advocate Media, has launched Shine On, a campaign aimed at shining a light on those making a difference in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Northern Pulp parent company reviewing environmental assessment terms of reference released by province

ABERCOMBIE  — Paper Excellence Canada is reviewing the environmental assessment terms of reference released April 28 by Nova Scotia Environment. Paper Excellence has proposed a new effluent treatment facility...
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The Light publishing update

These are extraordinary days. As we are compelled to make a shift in our traditional delivery of The Tatamagouche Light we will continue to serve our North Shore readers with insightful news...

Health authority creates virtual clinic for Cumberland County residents without doctor

PUGWASH - Cumberland County residents without a family doctor or nurse practitioner will now have access to primary health care through a virtual clinic. The Nova Scotia Health Authority...

Nova Scotia announces 13 new COVID-19 cases; now up to 41 total

TATAMAGOUCHE - The province has announced another 13 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Nova Scotia. The total now sits at 41 confirmed cases, with individuals...

Maritimers stranded in Guatemala call for government action to return home

TATAMAGOUCHE - The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS), based at Tatamagouche Centre, is calling for immediate action on the part of the Canadian government to support the return of its Canadian...

Nova Scotia under state of emergency

TATAMAGOUCHE - The Nova Scotia government has declared a state of emergency for the entire province. Premier Stephen McNeil announced the state of emergency on March 22 as a...


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