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Operation Christmas has kicked off. It's Nova Scotia's anti-impaired driving campaign. RCMP Corporal Dal Hutchinson tells Acadia News it's an opportunity for all police agencies to work...

Post date: November 30, 2018

Work is continuing in Arcadia where flooding occurred recently. A culvert failed to divert water properly, flooding a large section of land. It's been an ongoing problem, exacerbated with heavy...

Post date: November 30, 2018

The PC MLA for Argyle says the Liberal government still knows nothing about accountability and transparency. Chris d'Entremont refers to what he calls a complete failure on the part of the...

Post date: November 30, 2018

The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation is still having problems supplying its store with cannabis. The problem began on day one when it became legalized in Canada on October 17th. The NSLC places...

Post date: November 30, 2018

A preliminary investigation has determined that the cause of a fire in downtown Yarmouth last night was electrical. The fire at 350 Main Street started in some wiring in a wall under a second...

Post date: November 30, 2018

Not for a while have we seen gasoline prices below a dollar a litre. But this morning a litre of regular self-serve is selling for 99.5 cents a litre in Yarmouth. That's 5.2 cents a litre less...

Post date: November 30, 2018

Despite the fact that half of the province escaped much of the bad weather, households across South West Nova Scotia experienced power outages.At its peak 250,000 households - about half of Nova...

Post date: November 29, 2018

A Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School graduate from Weymouth has won the 2018 Discovery Youth Award. Eli Wood, now a freshman at Mount Allison University, came up with an idea to literally...

Post date: November 29, 2018

A large portion of Nova Scotia was without power for most of the day. The majority of Nova Scotia Power customers in the western half of the province have their power back. Tiffany Chase of...

Post date: November 29, 2018

The Par En Bas Junior Girls won silver at Regionals, hosted by Bluenose Academy in Lunenburg. The team went undefeated until the gold medal match, where they fell to the host Bluenose Academy team...

Post date: November 29, 2018

After a delay of nearly a week, lobster fishermen from Digby County around to part of Halifax County can set their traps this Saturday. (Dec. 1) Normally the season starts the last Monday of...

Post date: November 29, 2018

It was probably the last thing that Brandon Surette needed. The 19-year-old lobster boat captain could do nothing as he watched a fishing vessel that he was leasing sink at the wharf in East...

Post date: November 29, 2018

The group tasked with redrawing the province's electoral map has released an interim report. The Electoral Boundaries Commission had to consider how to balance minority representation for Nova...

Post date: November 28, 2018

The group tasked with redrawing the province's electoral map has released an interim report.The Electoral Boundaries Commission had to consider how to balance minority representation for Nova...

Post date: November 28, 2018

Tusket Island Tours has been recognized for sustainable tourism practices at the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia. The Yarmouth County tourism operator has won the 2018 Parks Canada...

Post date: November 28, 2018

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