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Widower ‘shocked’ but ‘happy’ with bill proposing steeper fines for funeral home errors
Province energy project installs solar panels at Annapolis Valley community buildings
Former Brooklyn fire chief pleads not guilty to sexual assault
North Kentville sex offender says he's been 'severely' beaten at Burnside jail
Annapolis Royal emergency medical centre closed Sept. 18, 20
RCMP divers searching Digby County lake for missing person
New compost bins ordered for Annapolis County residents
ANNAPOLIS COUNTY, N.S. – New compost carts are expected to be rolled out starting later this month. Annapolis County chief administrative officer (CAO) John Ferguson recently confirmed that the first two truckloads of new compost carts were ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Mother’s Jewish faith comes to light after her death
BELLEORAM, N.L. – It wasn’t until after her death that Sophia May’s children learned their mother had kept a secret from them all their lives – she was Jewish. After years of research into her history and Jewish culture, ...
Head-on motorcycle collision claims second life in Sweets Corner
A second man has died following a multi-motorcycle collision on Wentworth Road on Sept. 3. ...
New sports centre: The Marcel R. Comeau Sports Centre is officially opened at Université Sainte-Anne
CHURCH POINT, N.S - The newly renovated sports centre at the Université Saint-Anne is now called the Marcel R. Comeau Centre Sportif and is officially open to the public. The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) previously announced ...
Federal loan to grow jobs, global market reach at Benjamin Bridge in Gaspereau
At least twenty jobs will be added at Benjamin Bridge Vineyards through loaned federal funds also intended to grow its production and global reach. ...
Kings and Hants County Court Report: Sept. 14
Custody and probation for sexual assault A Falmouth man has been ordered to serve 14 days in custody and complete two years of probation for sexual assault. David Gerald Matheson, 56, was sentenced on one charge of sexual assault in Kentville ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Mother, son saved by friends and fighters
By April 1943, Michael Falk and his parents had been enclosed in the Warsaw Ghetto for close to three years. Michael was 12, had been denied formal schooling, was starving, but tried to live as though the (Second World) war would end at any time ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Tribute to Philip Riteman by longtime friend Bob Watson
Note: Bob Watson was a friend of Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman. They met in 2010 when Watson, as part of the diversity committee at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Kingstec Campus in Kentville, invited Riteman to speak. From that ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - 'A time of emptiness, pain and desperation', excerpted from Helena Jockel's 'We Sang in Hushed Voices'
Helena Jockel (née Kahan) was born in Czechoslovakia in 1919. She became an elementary school teacher and taught in Hungary. When the Nazi invaded that country in March 1944, she focused on saving “her” children. She accompanied ...
Sexual assault nurse examiner program recruiting RNs to be based in Kentville
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program is coming to Kentville and looking to hire Annapolis Valley registered nurses to train and join its team. ...