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Yarmouth County municipal units to apply for infrastructure funding for upgrades to ferry terminal facility
Health authority announces temporary relocation of Barrington health clinic services due to environmental testing
FREEBIE: Yarmouth lawyer helps Lunenburg County senior fight speeding ticket for driving 2 km over limit
June 13 cancer care review engagement session in Yarmouth to help shape recommendations of final report
RCMP warns of counterfeit currency incidents in western Nova Scotia
Theme song released as countdown hits 50 days
Faculty support, family and community themes shine through during 2018 NSCC Burridge convocation ceremony
YARMOUTH, N.S. – They’ve been supported throughout their studies, and as they crossed the stage to collect their certificates and diplomas at this year’s NSCC Burridge convocation ceremony you could still feel and witness the ...
Mock disaster delivers sobering message to Barrington high school students
BARRINGTON, N.S. – A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of one person and severely injured another after the vehicle they were travelling in was struck by an impaired driver. That person is now facing a charge of impaired driving causing ...
RCMP issue public warning about the danger of fentanyl after responding to incident in Shelburne
SHELBURNE, N.S. – The RCMP are issuing a warning to the public about the dangers of fentanyl after responding to a 911 call on June 1 at a Shelburne residence where a person experiencing seizures admitted to using the drug. Several people, ...
PHOTOS: Hauling up lobster gear in Pinkney's Point, Yarmouth County
PINKNEY'S POINT, YARMOUTH COUNTY, N.S. – The LFA 34 lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia is drawing to a close on May 31. Lobster crews have been bringing gear ashore in advance of the final day of the season, making for busy ...
Botwood family living in Nova Scotia takes in sister’s children after tragedy
It’s been a heart-wrenching and emotionally gruelling four years for Jennifer Strowbridge, dealing with the death of her sister. “It’s still hard to believe she’s gone,” said Strowbridge, whose younger sister Heather ...
LFA 33 and 34 lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia coming to a close on May 31
SOUTHWESTERN N.S. – The traps are coming ashore, marking the end of the 2017-18 commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia on May 31. The season is being described as not a banner year, but not a bad one either. “Overall ...
Cause of death to be explored after dead minke whale discovered at the Digby wharf
DIGBY, N.S. – A deceased minke whale was found at the Digby wharf on May 25. A local fisherman towed the whale out of the harbour to Joggins Bridge to help preserve the body and to remove it from the boats in the harbour. A video of the ...
Tusket dealership turns off lights to spotlight astro-tourism
The owner of a Tusket auto dealership is turning off the lights in his giant car lot overnight so others can see the stars better. Marcel Pothier says Tim Doucette, owner of the Deep Sky Eye Observatory in Quinan, had mentioned the light ...
Municipality of Yarmouth approves capital and operating budgets; tax rates increasing by one cent
YARMOUTH COUNTY, NS - Residential and commercial rates for the Municipality of Yarmouth are rising by one cent for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The new residential rate is $1.17 per $100 of assessment and the commercial rate is $2.16 per $100 ...
N.S. Federation of Municipalities asks members to pursue Extended Producer Responsibility
YARMOUTH, NS - Millions of dollars that consumers are paying businesses to have their recyclable material processed is not reaching municipal units. Representatives from solid waste authorities provided information on the issue during the extended ...