MADD candlelight vigil held in memory of victims of impaired drivers
Seniors academy underway in Amherst
Red lights on school buses mean stop
No punches pulled at climate talks in Pugwash
CJSMA seeking someone to process its recyclables
Coats for Cumberland returns
Rediscovering the bells that delight Amherst’s downtown
Amherst native near Las Vegas shooting scene
Creating close-knit communities on Amherst-based website
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Assaults, accidents top calls for Annapolis District RCMP
Dog attacks Kings SPCA staff member
Energy East pipeline cancellation an ‘enormous win,’ says Ecology Action Centre in N.S.
Yarmouth waterfront landscape to change with demolition of former Domtex building underway
Investigation leads to second set of threats charges as a result of alleged social media activity
Windsor council considering displaying donated decommissioned tank in public space
Windsor Mayor Anna Allen said she had been asked by a resident, who has access via a family member in the Canadian Armed Forces, if the town would like a tank. During the Windsor town council on Sept. 26, Allen joked, saying, “I’ve never been offered ...
Charges laid after alleged threats on social media directed at Indigenous fishers
According to a Sept. 27 RCMP media release, following a month-long investigation a 36-year-old man from Clyde River, Shelburne County, is facing two counts of uttering threats and is scheduled to appear in Shelburne Provincial Court on Dec. 6. His ...
Going Highspeed - Annapolis County set to begin laying fibre optic cable for $18-million internet project
The system will be a mixture of fibre optic backbone and towers that combined will cover the county, even reaching remote areas. In some cases the system will use point-to-point laser technology to send unreduced signal from tower to tower to reach ...
$1,000 cheques sent out as court ruling payout for privacy breach at Shelburne Roseway Hospital
On June 22, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Halifax ruled on a class action lawsuit, saying that Roseway Hospital had up to 40 days to pay out $1 million in total. In addition to the individual payouts to those who privacy was breach, the remainder ...
Sustainable Forests - South Williamston man honoured with Woodlot Owner of the Year award
Even the Premier showed up. It was a field day and wootlot tour of part of Bent’s property, put on by the province’s Department of Natural Resources who named Bent the Western Region Woodlot Owner of the Year for 2017. Visitors could walk his ...
Little River man killed in ATV crash near Bear River
RCMP Cpl. Jennifer Clarke confirmed that a single vehicle crash happened Near Bear River on the Morganville Road. Police received the call at 5:37 p.m. Sept. 23 with Digby RCMP responding along with Emergency Health Services. Clarke said police have ...
UPDATE: Peter Kelly staying as CAO of Charlottetown
Mayor Clifford Lee announced Friday city council met with an outside legal advisor and decided Kelly will continue in his role as chief administrative officer. Lee held a news conference Friday at city hall where he said council will continue to do ...
Digging Keji - Archeological discoveries hint at Mi’kmaq lives going back six millennia
She’s at Eel Weir Bridge Sept. 21 deep in the park – exactly eight kilometres from where the pavement ends -- at a site that shows continuous Mi’kmaq use dating back perhaps 6,500 years. She thinks about the lives of the people ...
Attempted Murder: Pickup truck shot up, man flees into woods near Clementsport
Annapolis District RCMP received a call at 8 :43 p.m. on Sept. 13 about an abandoned pickup truck on Guinea Road. Police said the caller told them that the vehicle was still running and appeared to have multiple bullet holes in ...
Cornwallis Park man confronts stranger – it gets worse from there
The first Annapolis District RCMP heard of it was when the man called them at 2:46 p.m. and said there was a suspicious man looking in his window. When he asked the man what he was doing there the apparent trespasser replied: “You’ll know in about 20 ...