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Residents skeptical about alternative policing proposal for Town of Shelburne
Cannabis and tobacco added to Yarmouth County Municipal Alcohol Project
Movie to be filmed in Yarmouth?
Yarmouth public session on Glaze report sends this message to N.S. government: 'Slow down'
'All means all': PC leadership candidate says province should fix failing Hantsport aboiteau
What could happen if NSTU votes yes on strike Feb. 20
Nova Scotia offers full loan forgiveness for students
Students graduating this year can have their entire loan forgiven if they complete their studies in five years or less, the province announced Tuesday. The government says that students graduating from a Nova Scotian university can save up to ...
Judge hands down fines and a fishing prohibition for mistreatment of seal by Yarmouth County fishing crew
YARMOUTH, N.S. – A provincial court judge had harsh words for the crew of a fishing vessel that mistreated and killed a young seal on their boat last year, as he handed down fines to all three men and also a six-month groundfishing ...
Assessments increase for many in tri-counties
Assessment values are slightly up in the tri-counties. Typically, lower property assessment values are good news for taxpayers, not so good for municipal units and owners trying to sell their property. Because municipal tax revenue is based ...
Firefighters respond to house fire in Yarmouth County; neighbours used garden hose to try to extinguish it
PINKNEY'S POINT, YARMOUTH N.S. – Firefighters responded to a house fire in Pinkney’s Point Sunday night, Feb. 11. There were no individuals at home at the time of the fire, but neighbours were on scene trying to put out the ...
FAQs: Nova Scoria Health Authority staff and Digby health team respond
DIGBY, N.S. – Members of Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) staff and the Digby health-care team recently shared their thoughts on the health centre facility, recruitment, job satisfaction and an upcoming community conversation that’s ...
Open discussion on rural health care to be held in Shelburne Feb. 15
SHELBURNE, N.S. – Concerned citizens, municipal leaders and health-care professionals from throughout the region, and likely beyond, will gather at the Shelburne Community Centre Thursday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for an open discussion ...
Fishermen retrieve body of fishing captain from stricken vessel off Canso
CANSO, N.S. – Six fellow fishermen located the body of fishing captain aboard a stricken fishing boat after the official search for him had been scaled back and turned over to the RCMP as a missing persons case. The fishermen wanted to bring ...
Hantsport's failed aboiteau not only railway's problem to fix: owner
HANTSPORT, N.S. — Barricades now blocking access to the railway tracks that once crossed the Halfway River in Hantsport. ...
Town of Shelburne hosting policing services public information session Feb. 20
SHELBURNE, N.S. – Town of Shelburne residents are being invited to weigh-in on the alternative policing services proposal that is being considered by town council that would see existing RCMP services replaced with a dedicated police service ...
Saving lives via the Yarmouth airport
YARMOUTH - With each new snowfall, snow-clearing equipment tackles the runways at the Yarmouth International Airport. Although there is no regular scheduled passenger air service at the facility, 24/7 operation is essential for several ...