Friday, November 15, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

Department of Labour investigating workplace death at Balfron farm

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has confirmed its investigating a workplace death at Ebbett's Meadow Brook Farm. Chrissy Matheson, the spokesperson for the provincial department, said the fatality occurred July 26. "Our thoughts are...

UPDATED: Police arrest Pugwash man wanted on numerous charges

Police have arrested a Pugwash man who had a province-wide arrest warrant issued. Bradley James Barton, 34, of Pugwash, was arrested March 19 without incident in Amherst. He has been charged with: Theft of a...

An endless love

Bailey Dowding kept her head down while reading from her paper. When she was done, she went to her grandfather who wrapped his arm around her. The 15-year-old had just spoken to a crowd gathered at...