Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Author says book signing cancellation caused “heartache”

The cancellation of a book signing by Tatamagouche author Joan Baxter on Dec. 2 has had ripple effects throughout the community that are combining into a wave of support for the book. Baxter was scheduled...

From the ground up

Tom Flynn might be a man of few words, but his sly smile and eyes showed his excitement. Flynn, the fourth generation to be involved with Wallace Quarries and Stanley Flynn Trucking Ltd., and his...

Licensed to grow

Flying under the radar of the public, a company in Wentworth has received Health Canada’s first marijuana production license in the province. Breathing Green Solutions Ltd. was issued the license on Nov. 10, and chairman...

On the move

An increased customer demand is seeing local chocolatiers make another move. Michael Foote, who owns and operates Appleton Chocolates with his wife, Heather, said the business will remain open inside the Tipperary Café on Main...

Making his return

Bruce in the Spruce has made his way back to Tatamagouche from the North Pole. Bruce, the lovable elf who visited area businesses last Christmas, is making his debut on Dec. 1. "It was so relaxing,"...

Upcoming Pugwash ER closures

Lack of physician coverage is once again causing the emergency department in Pugwash to close. The closures will be: Nov. 24, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 27, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 28, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov....

A huge concern

Almost daily closures to the emergency room in Pugwash is a cause for concern for the facility’s site manager. Barbie Cook, who is also the site manager for the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche,...

Pugwash, Tatamagouche ERs closed

Emergency rooms in both Pugwash and Tatamagouche are seeing upcoming closures due to lack of physician coverage. The Pugwash emergency room will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 10 to 13; 4-8...
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Preliminary hearing in Bayhead murder tentatively scheduled

Ten days have been tentatively set aside in September for a preliminary hearing for a man charged in the death of a Bayhead woman. Ernie (Junior) Ross Duggan, 49, appeared in court in Truro via...

Pugwash ER closed during daytime hours

The North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash continues to be closed during daytime hours. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day between now and Oct. 18 due to lack of...




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