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The Town of Shelburne will have to make a decision soon whether or not it will renew its contract with the RCMP. The council is considering a proposal from the Bridgewater Police Service that...

Post date: February 21, 2018

(Twitter NS Cancer Care Program photo) There was a good turnout yesterday in Yarmouth at two cancer care focus groups. The sessions are part of an ongoing review of cancer services in the...

Post date: February 21, 2018

Students at Petite Reviere and Pentz Elementary schools are staying put.South Shore Regional School Board Superintendent Scott Milner was at a meeting at Pentz last night to announce they would not...

Post date: February 21, 2018

Mental health is the forefront of these awards.The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health are seeking nominations for the annual Champions of Mental Health Awards.They're aimed at...

Post date: February 21, 2018

Goodbye student loan.The Nova Scotia Government recently announced an expansion to the Loan Forgiveness Program.Now students who graduate after Aug. 1, 2017, and complete their studies in five years...

Post date: February 21, 2018

Federal and provincial politicians met in Moncton this week to update progress on the Atlantic Growth Strategy, launched July 2016, that's designed to create jobs as well as attract and keep...

Post date: February 20, 2018

A public information session on the Glaze report was held last night. About 50 people attended the meeting at Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School, including many teachers and local board...

Post date: February 20, 2018

Residents of the Town of Shelburne are being urged to attend a public meeting tonight. It is the second public engagement session regarding a proposal that would see existing RCMP services...

Post date: February 20, 2018

Nominees have been announced for the Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence Awards.The purpose of the event is to recognize, celebrate, and inspire business excellence throughout the region.Local...

Post date: February 20, 2018

Lunenburg's sailing ambassador is back in port.Picton Castle was on its way to Bermuda when a mechanical issue forced the ship to turn around.Chief Operations Officer Maggie Ostler says they were...

Post date: February 20, 2018

The provincial NDP is holding a 'telephone town hall' tomorrow night on concerns with the education system.NDP Leader Gary Burrill and Claudia Chender, the party's education critic, will...

Post date: February 19, 2018

There is still uncertainty about what will happen to Pentz Elementary school after a recent court decision saw a motion to close Petite Riviere Elementary overturned.Both schools were slated to close...

Post date: February 19, 2018

Shehnaz Hamo, Rezan Iso and their young son Ali have fallen in love with and made Mahone Bay home after fleeing war torn Syria.The family is thriving after arriving less than two years ago.Hamo was...

Post date: February 18, 2018

The Nova Scotia government will not release the findings of the fire marshal's investigation into a tragic fire last month that claimed the lives of four children in Yarmouth County. In an email...

Post date: February 18, 2018

The province's teachers aren't the only group preparing for a strike vote.Operation and support staff of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union working at NSCC have been...

Post date: February 18, 2018

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