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Legislation to recognize the independence of adults with diminished capacity is making its way through the legislature.The Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act would replace the Incompetent Persons...

Post date: October 12, 2017

About 40 people attended the Symposium at Mariners Centre and were asked to form working groups and look at different ways to enhance the waterfront. Consulting firm WSP mediated the session and...

Post date: October 12, 2017

The Yarmouth Junior A Mariners wrapped up the MHL Showcase in Summerside today with a 4-2 loss to the St. Stephen Aces. Yarmouth got goals from Kyle Bergh and Brent Broaders, and back-up goalie...

Post date: October 11, 2017

In one case, $700 in milk products was reported stolen in Conway. Police say it happened between September 29 and October 2. Constable Colin Helm of the Digby RCMP says items included milk,...

Post date: October 11, 2017

Work on the 100-year-old Arcadia Bridge in Yarmouth County is in full swing. The bridge, on Trunk 3, is down to one lane and temporary traffic lights have been installed. Brian Taylor, a...

Post date: October 11, 2017

Yarmouth's mayor says it's important to hear from the public as the town looks at how to develop the waterfront. It issued an RFP for a Waterfront Development Action Plan. Mayor Pam Mood hopes...

Post date: October 11, 2017

"Wrongheaded"........That reaction from Jim Cormier of the Retail Council of Canada in the Atlantic region about employee discounts being taxed.Cormier says the workers who will be hurt...

Post date: October 11, 2017

Teams from École Secondaire de Par En Bas took first, second and third place during volleyball tournaments this past weekend. The Junior Girls volleyball team coached by Ricky Muise and Shawn...

Post date: October 11, 2017

It's time to roll up your sleeve and get your flu shot. Health officials are bracing for a potentially miserable fall and winter. An update issued by Health Canada says the Southern Hemisphere...

Post date: October 11, 2017

The Nova Scotia Community College Foundation has kicked off their Make Way campaign. The official launch took place last week. Their goal is to raise $25 million to support student success at...

Post date: October 11, 2017

Nova Scotia drivers will notice changes the next time they renew their license.The four Atlantic provinces have entered into an agreement to provide high security cards to their residents.Embedded...

Post date: October 11, 2017

The news arts/culture design concept from MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Limited (CJLS Photo) About 100 people attended a public meeting last night to hear an update on where a proposed...

Post date: October 11, 2017

The Yarmouth Junior A Mariners have their first road victory of the season. They defeated the Summerside Western Capitals 6-2 tonight at the MHL Showcase in Summerside. @MarinersHockey improve...

Post date: October 10, 2017

RCMP say they are investigating a boat fire in St. Mary's Bay that took place yesterday. You can read a story here with comments from the Indigenous fisherman who owned the vessel: Aboriginal...

Post date: October 10, 2017

Sears Canada is applying to Ontario Superior Court for approval to liquidate all of its remaining stores and assets. This will mean the Sears call centre in Saint John with 235 full and part time...

Post date: October 10, 2017

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