Sexual health centre, village hosting Safer Spaces in Pugwash

A Safer Spaces event is coming to Pugwash. The Sexual Health Centre of Cumberland County is joining together with the Village of Pugwash to host the event after concerns a religious gathering this month will...

Public meeting to be held over impact of potential industrial developments

The Wentworth Firemen's Recreation Association is sponsoring a public meeting this weekend regarding concerns over impacts to local eco-tourism by potential industrial developments. The meeting will run from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Feb. 10, at...

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...

To frack or not to frack

No matter where you go, you’ll find people both for and against fracking. And it was no different in Pugwash last month as about 150 people gathered inside the curling club for a debate. Gerard Lucyshyn...

Colchester County woman dies following collision in Bayhead

A 28-year-old woman from Colchester County succumbed to injuries Monday morning sustained in a motor vehicle collision the night before. Shortly after 8:35 p.m. on July 15, Colchester District RCMP and other emergency personnel responded...

Provincial wildlife park, campgrounds set to re-open with restrictions

SHUBENACADIE – Wildlife lovers will be happy to know the provincial park in Shubenacadie is set to re-open. The Shubenacadie Wildlife Park, as all as the province’s 20 provincial camping parks,...

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...

North Shore ER closures, Jan. 12-18

TATAMAGOUCHE - More emergency room closures have been announced for the North Shore due to lack of physician coverage. In Pugwash, the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital's collaborative emergency centre...

The Light named finalist in Better Newspapers Competition

The Light has earned a nomination for Newspapers Atlantic's 2019 Better Newspapers Competition. The Light is one of three finalists for the General Excellence award in its class.

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...


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