Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Malagash man found dead in house fire

MALAGASH - An 89-year-old man was found deceased inside a home after a fire on the night of Feb. 9. At 7:39 p.m., Cumberland District RCMP responded to a...

Halifax man dies on local ski hill

WENTWORTH - Police continue to investigate a man's death at Ski Wentworth on Feb. 5. A preliminary investigation into the death has deemed it not suspicious, however the investigation...

SANE program now available in Colchester County; soon available in Cumberland

TATAMAGOUCHE - The province's Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program has expanded into Colchester County and will soon be available in Cumberland. As of Feb. 1, VON will be...

Casey won’t be on next provincial election ballot

TATAMAGOUCHE – After 15 years representing the people of Colchester North in the Nova Scotia Legislature, Karen Casey has decided not to re-offer in the next election. Casey, the...

Directors announced to lead Mass Casualty Commission teams into April tragedy

TRURO – Six people have been announced to lead the teams in the inquiry into April’s mass tragedy. A post to the Mass Casualty Commission’s website says the group...

Antigonish man arrested for impersonating a police officer

ANTIGONISH - The RCMP is looking for motorists who may have been pulled over by a suspect driving a replica police vehicle. The RCMP arrested a 23-year-old man from...

More Truro area locations announced as potential COVID-19 exposure sites

TRURO - Another seven locations in the Truro area have been flagged as potential COVID-19 exposure sites. Anyone present at the locations during the same date and time are...

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Truro, Bible Hill grocery stores

TRURO - Nova Scotia Health Public Health has issued a potential COVID-19 exposure notification for two locations in Colchester County. Anyone who worked at or visited the two locations...

Fire departments throughout province benefitting from weekly 50/50 draws

AMHERST – What started as a way for one fire department raising funds to support local causes has since turned into one of the largest online 50/50 draws across Canada.

Hope Bridgewater, long-time contributor to The Light, passes

WENTWORTH - The Light has lost its long-time contributor from the Wentworth area, Hope Bridgewater. Elizabeth Hope Bridgewater passed away on Boxing Day while in palliative care at All...




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