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The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax received a mayday call from a fishing vessel in distress off the coast of South Western Nova Scotia last night. The boat was 73 nautical miles...

Post date: November 08, 2017

The Tri-County Regional School Board held their annual general meeting last night in Yarmouth. Each year, the positions of Board Chair, Vice-Chair and Third Member of the Executive are voted on by...

Post date: November 08, 2017

Not a good start to the school year when it comes to red light violations in our area. The Tri-County Regional School Board reports there were 25 school bus red light violations in the month of...

Post date: November 08, 2017

The Bridgewater buses won't be running today.Mechanical issues have forced both vehicles off the road.Town of Bridgewater spokesperson Pat Hirtle says they expect service will be down for at...

Post date: November 08, 2017

The town of Shelburne continues to conduct an informal survey of the water needs of its residents. The information collected will help them plan where to extend water services, if need be. CAO...

Post date: November 07, 2017

A Halifax County man is likely wishing he found a more secluded place to nap.The 25 year old was arrested Monday after Bridgewater Police received complaints that someone was passed out in a car in a...

Post date: November 07, 2017

While April may be time for spring cleaning, November is the time to get your financial house in order.Since 2011, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has designated November as financial...

Post date: November 07, 2017

A threat made against a Chester school is being called a hoax.South Shore Regional School Board Superintendent Scott Milner says a thorough investigation by school officials and the RCMP have led...

Post date: November 07, 2017

A Yarmouth County man charged with Attempted Murder appeared in court today for a bail hearing. 32 year old Nicholas Ashton Mullen of Pembroke was remanded into custody and will appear in Yarmouth...

Post date: November 06, 2017

The Black Loyalist Heritage Society in Birchtown is holding a Christmas fundraiser. They are hoping to raise at least a thousand dollars. The grand prize is a dinner and two tickets to see...

Post date: November 06, 2017

The MLA for Queens-Shelburne says problems with health care delivery in Shelburne began shortly after the centralization of the the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Kim Masland says it was difficult...

Post date: November 06, 2017

(Mayor Karen Mattatal addresses yesterday's meeting-Acadia News photo) About 115 people attending a health care meeting in Shelburne yesterday. It was organized in response to the on-going...

Post date: November 06, 2017

RCMP will be present in a school in Chester this morning.A note was discovered by a custodian Friday in a washroom at Forests Heights high school suggesting there could be a shooting.The note was...

Post date: November 06, 2017

Thirty-two year-old Nicholas Ashton Mullen of Pembroke has been charged following a shooting early Saturday Morning.Mullen is facing charges following an incident which has left a 38-year-old man in...

Post date: November 05, 2017

Clocks went back an hour this morning.But how many remembered to check their smoke detectors too?Chester Fire Chief Dave Richardson says daylight savings time is the best reminder to change the...

Post date: November 05, 2017

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