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Beginning April 1, paramedics will become a self-regulating profession in Nova Scotia.The College of Paramedics will oversee 1,400 plus paramedics in the province.It will establish standards as well...

Post date: March 30, 2017

The president of the Yarmouth local of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union says they hope the province will not use recommendations from the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions as political window...

Post date: March 30, 2017

The Liberal MLA for Clare-Digby says it's unfortunate that the leader of the PC's is criticizing the government's investments in rural communities. This week Jamie Baillie told Acadia News that...

Post date: March 30, 2017

Yarmouth's mayor says her Task Force on social issues will seek input from the public at some point. Pam Mood says when she saw how many people were affected by the lack of food security,...

Post date: March 30, 2017

Baseball season is almost here. Those in the major leagues are almost set for the regular season. The wait is a little longer for local minor baseball. Argyle Minor Baseball is preparing...

Post date: March 30, 2017

A 26 hour closure for the emergency department at Roseway Hospital in Shelburne. The closure will start tomorrow at 6am and run until 8am Saturday. The Nova Scotia Health Authority blames this...

Post date: March 30, 2017

(photo Rodney Crowe) Rodney Crowe, who lives on Tooker Street says a collapsed sewer pipe flooded his basement last month. Now, he's on the hook to fix the pipe, even though it's off his...

Post date: March 30, 2017

If you were hoping to purchase a Canada 150 Youth Pass you'll have to wait a little longer.VIA Rail has suspended sales of the passes due to "technical difficulties" that were caused by...

Post date: March 29, 2017

The government will contribute $2.25 million toward the project, and the new centre will also serve Jordantown and Conway. The local betterment association will lead the project. President...

Post date: March 29, 2017

Nova Scotia's Minister of Education says the province and school boards will implement some recommendations right away from the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions.In a release, Karen Casey...

Post date: March 29, 2017

No changes in the residential and commercial tax rates in the Municipality of Shelburne.Warden Penny Smith issued her budget address on Monday.The residential and resource tax rate will remain at $1....

Post date: March 29, 2017

The first meetings of the provincially-appointed Council to Improve Classroom Conditions wrapped up last Thursday. By the end of April, the group is expected to give government guidance on how...

Post date: March 29, 2017

All schools in the Tri-County Regional School Board (Digby, Yarmouth and Shelburne counties) will be closed today due to the freezing rain forecast and the early morning road conditions. Classes...

Post date: March 29, 2017

Fire destroyed a home in the Barrington area today. The residence at 1290 Stoney Island Road was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived late this morning. BREAKING: Multiple fire...

Post date: March 28, 2017

The leader of the provincial opposition party says government is participating in the worst kind of old-time politics.Government has issued a number of funding announcements over the past week,...

Post date: March 28, 2017

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