Police investigating suspicious death in Bayhead

The death of a woman in Bayhead is being ruled suspicious by police. Late Sunday night, shortly before midnight Sept. 18, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 911 call from a Clarks Road residence. Upon arrival...

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...

Man charged with first-degree murder in Bayhead death

A 49-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 58-year-old Bayhead woman earlier this week. The accused is also facing a charge of attempted murder. It is the publication's company...

Tatamagouche ER closed until further notice

TATAMAGOUCHE - The collaborative emergency centre at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche is closed until further notice. The Nova Scotia Health Authority announced the closure on March...

Changes coming to Tatamagouche emergency department

The hours of operation at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre are changing for two months. Beginning Aug. 1, the emergency centre will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through...

Among the best

  A 17-year-old has been named a finalist for the Loran Award. Maria Duynisveld, a Grade 12 student at Pugwash District High School, was sponsored for the award by her school in October. Through an extensive...

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...

Earltown farmers, business owners join together to launch inaugural market season

EARLTOWN - Local farmers’ markets are kicking off their season, and that includes the brand new one in Earltown. Shannon Dalberg and Pamela Craig are two of the members...

Local fisherman adamant effluent pipe into strait won’t go ahead

The president of the Northumberland Fishermen’s Association is “very concerned” about a proposed effluent pipe from Northern Pulp in Pictou County out into the Northumberland Strait. “We are adamant it’s not going to happen,” said...

Man loses life at Drysdale Falls

TATAMAGOUCHE - A man lost his life while swimming with family at Drysdale Falls on July 9. Colchester RCMP received a call just after 4:30 p.m. of a...


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