September 2017

Lakeside Smallmouth Bass Club Tournament Results

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 08:39 AM

Raynards Lake September 23rd /2017 Sponsored By: Belliveau Motors

1st Place: Rod Goodwin, Ian Ross 10.98 lbs

2nd Place: Joey Nickerson, Shawn Nickerson 10.46 lbs

3rd Place: Mike Young, Chris Goreham 10.45 lbs

4th Place: Jimmy Graham, James Graham 8.65 lbs

5th Place: Justin Armstrong, Yvon D’Entremont 8.46 lbs

Largest Bass: Tie
Justin Armstrong, Yvon D’Entremont 2.88 lbs
Mike Young, Chris Goreham 2.88 lbs

Yarmouth Old Timers Hockey League Extends Registration Deadline

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 08:00 AM

The League has extended the deadline for registration until Monday, October 2nd.

Registration forms can be picked up at Pleasant Supplies Timbermart, Jake's Diner, Yarmouth Mariner's Centre, and Yarmouth Recreation in Hebron.

Forms must be returned by October 2nd.

For more information, contact Rick Card at [email protected]

Town Of Yarmouth Still Considering Request From ATV Organization To Use Water Street But It Likely Won't Happen

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 07:33 AM

The Town of Yarmouth is still considering a request from ATV enthusiasts to use Water Street to connect to a trail.

The Sou' West Nova ATV Association wants permission for its members to travel on the street so they can reach two trails, one at the north end of town, the other in the south.

But it may not happen.

Mayor Pam Mood says the town wants to find options but safety is a main concern.

That was echoed by the RCMP at a meeting last month of the committee of the whole.

Yarmouth Toastmasters Changes Meeting Time. Hoping To Attract New Members

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 06:42 AM

After 15 years the Yarmouth Toastmasters Club is changing the time of its meetings.

The club has held meetings over the lunch hour but has decided to try a different time to help meet member's needs and attract some new blood.

The group will still meet on the first, third and fifth Thursday of the month, but closer to supper time.

Starting on October 5th, meetings will start at 5:15 p.m. at the Isaac Walton Killam Library's program room.

Club president Paulette Sweeney-Goodwin says Toastmasters is a wonderful organization.

Local Businesses Competing To Earn A 'Best of YAS Award.

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 06:10 AM

As fall begins, it's time to decide the best that tourism in Yarmouth and Acadian Shores has to offer.

Voting in the fifth annual 'Best of YAS awards got underway last week, and runs until October 16th.

The online contest will determine who has the best burger, cafe, poutine, customer service and much more.

It began as a way to showcase what our region has to offer, and entries have increased over the years with the return of ferry service from Yarmouth to Portland.

YASTA General Manager Neil MacKenzie encourages local businesses to tell customers to vote.

Digby County Man Dies After ATV Flips. RCMP Investigating

Posted on Sunday, September 24, 2017 14:45 PM

A 29-year-old man has died after his ATV flipped in Bear River early Saturday evening.

In a news release, RCMP say the man was on Morganville Road at about 5:30 p.m.when his ATV rolled.

The man, from Little River, was fatally injured in the collision.

Police have not released his name.

An investigation into the incident continues.

Chase The Ace Winner Nets Over $635,000

Posted on Sunday, September 24, 2017 01:26 AM

A Yarmouth man knows to listen to his wife.

Blair Churchill didn't care which card was picked after his name was drawn in the River Hills Golf and Country Club Chase the Ace.

A proxy had to flip the card for Churchill because he wasn't there in person.

"The wife said top left, that's where it went to, and I said alright. That's the one she wanted so I guess I'll give her a little bit of credit."

The ace was turned over and Churchill walked away with over $635,000.

Mariners Defeat Timberwolves 4-2 To Sweep Season Opening Four Game Homestand

Posted on Saturday, September 23, 2017 22:18 PM

The Yarmouth Junior A Mariners continue their hot start to the MHL season.

In a close contest, the Mariners defeated the Miramichi Timberwolves 4-2 tonight at the Fishtank.

Nova Scotia Power Steering Customers Clear of Text Scam

Posted on Sunday, September 24, 2017 07:01 AM

A text message scam is circulating involving Nova Scotia Power.

The company says a fraudulent message is delivered claiming a refund is being issued by them.

The message states Nova Scotia Power has a customer refund for a specific dollar amount and directs the recipient to click a link to access the money.

NSP says the texts are not from them and advise people not to click the link as they do not communicate with customers about bill payments or credits through text.