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IMO Foods has received an investment from the federal government. The $75,000, which is repayable, will allow the company to carry out upgrades at its Water Street facility. The announcement...

Post date: October 26, 2016

Patti Durkee thought she lost District 4 in the Yarmouth Municipal election. And then, she didn't. Durkee was the winner by one vote after the official addition last Tuesday. On election...

Post date: October 26, 2016

The largest female minor hockey tournament in Nova Scotia returns to Mariners Centre this weekend. Chicks With Sticks is back for the ninth straight year this Friday to Sunday. 16 teams in...

Post date: October 26, 2016

Like the Yarmouth Junior A Mariners, the Shelburne County Bantam A Flames will wear pink sweaters in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The game takes place at the Sandy Wickens Memorial...

Post date: October 26, 2016

The go ahead has been given for two test turbines to be deployed in the Minas Basin near Parrsboro after a ruling in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court.Mr. Justice Jamie Campbell determined there's no...

Post date: October 26, 2016

Over 100 per cent of 9,300 public school members voted 96 per cent in favour of job action. Substitute teachers working today were eligible to vote, bringing the total vote count over 100 per...

Post date: October 25, 2016

Those travelling on Main Street in Yarmouth tomorrow morning may have to find an alternate route. A section of the street from Cliff to John Streets will be closed due to the town's sewer...

Post date: October 25, 2016

The province says alternate shower facilities are open for residents with dry wells. This is because provincial parks are closing for winter maintenance. This applies in Shelburne County, where...

Post date: October 25, 2016

Wooded areas across Nova Scotia will soon be busy with hunters dressed in bright orange.General deer hunting season begins Friday and goes until December 3.Minister of Natural Resources, Lloyd Hines...

Post date: October 25, 2016

Many parts of the Tr-Counties got a little taste of winter this morning. Some areas got hail while other communities had a mix of rain and snow. While many of us may not want to think about...

Post date: October 25, 2016

The West Nova Inclusive Employment Society is now Nova Scotia Works. An open house was held today at the office in the Pier One complex in downtown Yarmouth. The office serves those looking...

Post date: October 25, 2016

The 12th annual Jack O'Lantern Parade was held in Yarmouth last night. Here are the top three winners: MOST SPOOKTACULAR-1st place "Alice's Tea Party Josh...

Post date: October 25, 2016

Traffic congestion on Starrs road in Yarmouth could be alleviated by the end of the week. At least to some degree. A set of lights at the intersection of Jody Shelley Drive and Starrs Road have...

Post date: October 25, 2016

The president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union says she feels confident that a strike vote will pass.Public school teachers have until 8 p.m to vote after rejecting two tentative deals with the...

Post date: October 25, 2016

Opposition MPs have spoken out in favour of a motion addressing abandoned and derelict vessels across Canada.It was brought forward by South Shore - St. Margaret's Liberal MP, Bernadette Jordan....

Post date: October 24, 2016

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