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MADD Canada has been keeping a close watch on all the provinces of what they're doing with cannabis and driving. And the group likes what they see here in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia was one of...

Post date: April 06, 2018

The operating budget for the Town of Shelburne contains large investments in economic development and tourism. The $5.03 million document, approved the council this week, implements three key...

Post date: April 06, 2018

The president of a union representing teachers assistants on the South Shore says she's concerned with additional pressures being put on TAs.The Commission on Inclusive Education's final...

Post date: April 06, 2018

RCMP say an online threat directed against a Yarmouth County school is unfounded. Yarmouth Rural RCMP remained at Drumlin Heights Consolidated School Thursday until it was determined that there...

Post date: April 06, 2018

An offshore oil rig is headed for the Scotian Shelf, although it's not yet been authorized by Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) to start drilling.The West Aquarius, owned by...

Post date: April 05, 2018

The Town of Yarmouth and the municipalities of Argyle and Yarmouth are working on areas of common interest. Regional collaboration was discussed at a joint council meeting Wednesday....

Post date: April 05, 2018

A proposed expansion of the Mariners Centre was discussed by the three municipal councils Wednesday. Elected representatives and staff of the Town of Yarmouth and the municipalities of Yarmouth...

Post date: April 05, 2018

The interim leader of the PC Party believes more hip and knee replacements could be done in the province.Karla MacFarlane is reacting to the auditor general's report, which pointed to issues with...

Post date: April 04, 2018

While the auditor general says the province has done well in implementing his 2014 and 2015 recommendations, he can't say the same about the Nova Scotia Health Authority.Michael Pickup criticized...

Post date: April 04, 2018

Our Health Centre in Chester will start welcoming patients to their first walk-in clinic Friday.Thelma Costello, chair of the Our Health Centre Association's Board Directors, says they hope the...

Post date: April 04, 2018

One of the hottest trends in the province is setting up shop in Lunenburg.Shipwright Brewing Company will be taking its place on Montague street.It's the brainchild of Adam Bower, the same man...

Post date: April 04, 2018

High school football is coming to the south shore.Park View Education Centre will have a football time for the first time this fall.Athletic Director Dean McDow credits the success of the Seahawks...

Post date: April 04, 2018

The Nova Scotia Health Authority will be hosting a public session on family practice teams. It takes place Thursday, April 12 at Mariners Centre in Yarmouth from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. NSHA...

Post date: April 04, 2018

A local search and rescue group is calling for help.Lunenburg County Ground Search and Rescue says they're having trouble keeping their membership numbers up.The organization works to help find...

Post date: April 03, 2018

Lumberjacks from across the province will be in Barrington in about three months. The Nova Scotia Lumberjack Competition will be held in the Shelburne County community this June. Burlin...

Post date: April 03, 2018

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