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A teacher and a parent from the Tri-County Regional School Board will sit on the province's Council to Improve Classroom Conditions. Cheryl Bourque-Wells is a Junior High teacher at Drumlin...

Post date: March 08, 2017

The province has announced new supports for victims of sexual assault.This comes hours after the crown said it will appeal the acquittal of the taxi driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman in...

Post date: March 08, 2017

Signs of improvement when it comes to motorists committing school bus red light violations. The Tri-County Regional School Board reports that in December 2016, there were 17 violations, down from...

Post date: March 08, 2017

The crown has filed an appeal in the acquittal of the taxi driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman who had blacked out in the back of his cab.Judge Gregory Lenehan said the crown did not prove...

Post date: March 08, 2017

Indoor mosquito baseball sessions start later this month. They will begin on March 20th and March 27th and every Wednesday in April at Meadowfields School. The time is 6:30-8pm. It's for all...

Post date: March 07, 2017

The members of the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions have been announced.Fourteen people from across the province will be discussing classroom issues such as data collection, class sizes and...

Post date: March 07, 2017

Yarmouth's fire chief is reminding people to be careful when burning around their properties. Grassfire season has begun and yesterday firefighters were kept busy responding to a number of calls...

Post date: March 07, 2017

The next generation of Nova Scotian musicians are getting some help from an old hand.Five-time East Coast Music Award winner Charlie A'Court has established a scholarship to go to a student...

Post date: March 07, 2017

Those attending the annual summit of the Western Regional Enterprise Network in Meteghan got some good news this morning. The province announced $100,000 in funding to expand the Connector Program...

Post date: March 07, 2017

The Tri-County Women's Centre has added its voice to a growing number of groups and individuals condemning a judge's decision and remarks in a recent sexual assault case. Judge Gregory Lenehan...

Post date: March 07, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled a brand of chicken strips that are sold at Costco.#CFIArecall Food Recall Warning (possible harmful bacteria) – Hampton House brand Chicken...

Post date: March 07, 2017

(Tim J. Mackinnon photos) 16 headstones at Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery were damaged last week. The stones were either pushed down or broken, some of them irreplaceable. The cemetery's...

Post date: March 07, 2017

It's been a busy day for the Yarmouth Fire Department. Around noon they were called to a large grass fire on Burton Avenue behind Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery. Firefighters on scene trying to...

Post date: March 06, 2017

The MLA for Argyle-Barrington says the government needs to stop touting its 10-year plan to address the shortage of doctors and get people the help they need now. Chris d'Entremont says the on-...

Post date: March 06, 2017

A committee, struck to recommend the site for Argyle's new administration building, should be able to make a final decision soon. The building committee need more details about a couple of...

Post date: March 06, 2017

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