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Shubenacadie, Musquodoboit Valley schools participating in Indigo’s Adopt-a-School program

More than 150 high-needs schools across Canada to benefit from grassroots fundraiser SHUBENACADIE: Two local area elementary schools are among the close to 150 across Canada that are participating in a grassroots fundraiser aimed at...

RCMP charge 19 for stunting across N.S. in August

FALL RIVER/BEAVER BANK: Nineteen drivers were charged by N.S. RCMP last month with stunting on a number of roadways across the province. The following incidents caused significant concern: ·         209km/h in an 80km/h zone on...

Disconnect from screens, reconnect to nature – and one another – on the Trans...

Second annual event encourages Canadians to log 28,000 hours on Canada’s 28,000 km National Trail FALL RIVER/EAST HANTS: Trans Canada Trail (TCT) is proud to launch its second annual Great Canadian Hike. Running September 15...

AG finds improvements needed to Halifax Fire’s inspection program

HALIFAX: Halifax Fire is not effectively overseeing and managing its fire inspection program, HRM Auditor General, Evangeline Colman-Sadd, said in a report released yesterday, Sept. 15.  Halifax Fire is not meeting its legislated fire inspection...

New healthcare recruitment office seeing early returns

HALIFAX: The provincial government said on Sept. 15 that the newly created Office of Health Care Professionals Recruitment is seeing some early successes and promising leads. Two anesthetists and a psychiatrist have signed job offers...

Elmsdale Writer’s Group member releases mystery novel, Death on Darby’s Island

SACKVILLE: Who knew writing a one-act play about a hypnotist that had performed in a small Newfoundland community would lead award-winning author Alice Walsh to writing a murder mystery novel. Walsh, who calls Sackville home,...

COVID-19: Sixty-six cases reported Sept. 14; Sixty-one in Northern Zone

EAST HANTS/TRURO: The province reported 66 new cases of COVID-19 in the province on Sept. 14, along with 18 recoveries. Sixty-one of the cases are in Northern Zone. Fifty-nine are close contacts of previously reported...

N.S. announces delay to Phase 5 reopening due to epidemiology

HALIFAX: Nova Scotia announced Sept. 14 that due to the current epidemiology in the province and Atlantic region, the Phase 5 re-opening in the province will be delayed until Oct. 4, when the proof...

Fun of firefighting kept Milford Fire’s Wardrope involved for almost five decades

Firefighters with department recognized with long-service awards MILFORD: Being a volunteer firefighter makes your community a safer place, a better place, said one of the six recipients from Milford Fire presented with long-service awards for...

Pet of the Week – Sept. 10

Here is our Pet of the Week for Sept. 10, 2021 as selected by a random computerized draw. The other pets that were submitted will be included in the draw for next week, and the...
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