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The municipality of Argyle's new administration building is going to be green when it's built. Not the colour green, but very eco-friendly. The energy required to operate the building is...

Post date: February 20, 2018

It was a busy day at Yarmouth town hall Saturday. 37 community organizations were scheduled to make presentations to Yarmouth town council's committee of the whole at the annual Grants to...

Post date: February 20, 2018

(Education Minister Zach Churchill makes a point during an open line program on the Y95-CJLS Weekender Sunday morning) Education Minister Zach Churchill heard from teachers and retired teachers...

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

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

It's a sombre anniversary in Southwestern Nova Scotia. Five years ago, on February 17th, 2013, five fishermen were lost at sea as the 'Miss Ally' ran into trouble off Woods Harbour. The...

Post date: February 16, 2018

Digby RCMP say they're on the lookout for a person of interest after a break and enter and theft at a Weymouth liquor store. Yesterday around 1am, police say an unknown man stole approximately $...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A day after a public meeting in Shelburne to discuss the crisis in rural health care, comes word of a closure at Roseway Hospital. The emergency department at Roseway will close tomorrow at 6 a.m...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A very special hockey game will be played tonight at Mariners Centre. The Yarmouth High boys Vikings will host the Par-en-Bas Sharks in Valley High School Hockey League play, game time is 7pm....

Post date: February 16, 2018

The Yarmouth Junior A Mariners begin their last road trip of the regular season tonight. They play the first of three games in three days against the Campbellton Tigers at 7:30. The Mariners...

Post date: February 16, 2018

Many of us expected an increase in gas prices leading into a long weekend in Nova Scotia. That wasn't the case as the price of a litre of both gasoline and diesel dropped significantly. Senior...

Post date: February 16, 2018

The federal government had planned to have its legal cannibas legislation passed by July. But now Health Minister Ginette Petipas Taylor says Bill C-45 won't go to a final vote in the Senate until...

Post date: February 16, 2018

Education Minister Zach Churchill says he's been talking with principals, teachers, parents and others about upcoming changes to education administration. In a statement yesterday, Churchill says...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A nice break at the pumps heading into the long weekend. Regular self-serve gasoline fell 5.8 cents per litre and is selling for $1.10.6 cents a litre in parts of Yarmouth County. Diesel took...

Post date: February 16, 2018

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