Sunday, December 8, 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...

No charges in River John collision death following independent investigation

No charges will be filed against a police officer in regards to a collision in River John late last year where a man lost his life. The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released...

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...
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Schools in Tatamagouche closed, police presence in area

Both schools are closed in Tatamagouche today as an incident unfolds involving the RCMP. The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board says children who were already on buses on their way to the school can be picked...

Firearms, ammunition stolen from Malagash residence

Several firearms with ammunition were stolen during a break and enter into a residence in Malagash. The incident is believed to have occurred sometime between Aug. 8 and 10. The Pugwash RCMP were called to a...

Fishermen’s associations reach impasse with Northern Pulp

Nova Scotia and P.E.I. fishermen’s associations have suspended future meetings with Northern Pulp until an alternative to a proposed effluent pipe into the Northumberland Strait is available for discussion. The associations made the announcement Feb....

Garden support

What started as a small project for students has grown into a larger one the community can benefit from, in more ways than one. Brian Holmes, the principal of the newly-opened Tatamagouche Regional Academy, has...

Emergency room in Tatamagouche closed Tuesday

There's another emergency room closure coming up at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre. The ER will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 27 as no physician is available for...

Pugwash ER closures announced

The emergency department in Pugwash will be closed for four days in the coming week. The closures at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 25,...

The Light places third for arts coverage in national competition

The Light has placed third for its arts coverage in the 2018 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards (CCNAs). News Media Canada announced its winners for the 2018 awards recently, and The Light placed third in the...


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