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A campaign launched this week by The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling on the Trudeau government to honour a 2015 election promise to balance the federal budget. CTF Federal Director Aaron...

Post date: February 05, 2019

Volunteers deserve to be recognized. Perhaps you'd like to nominate someone to be Yarmouth Recreation's Volunteer award recipient this year? Recreation Director Frank Grant says they are...

Post date: February 05, 2019

The man convicted of setting the King Street blaze in 2017 will spend five years in prison.Adrian Thomas Hunt of Greenfield was sentenced Friday afternoon in Bridgewater Provincial Court.The 25-year-...

Post date: February 04, 2019

The medical director of the Nova Scotia Cancer Care program says a decision not to proceed with radiation cancer treatment at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital involved a year and a half of exhaustive...

Post date: February 04, 2019

Results from the Rob Mccall Memorial Competition that was held at the RBC Centre in Dartmouth over the weekend. -Shayleigh Doucet placed 14th in PreNovice Ladies. -Sharlie Pinksen was 10th in...

Post date: February 04, 2019

*The Yarmouth Graham Construction Ltd Midget C (Reigh's) defeated Clare/Digby 5-2 at the Mariners Centre in a league game. Scoring for Graham Construction Ltd Midget C (Reigh's) was Jared Sanford...

Post date: February 04, 2019

The New England Patriots have won their sixth Super Bowl title with a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams. The Pats sealed the win when Rex Burkhead nailed a 41-yard field goal with 4:17 left to...

Post date: February 03, 2019

The Par-en-Bas Sharls won the Art Lightfoot High School Hockey Tournament in Kentville on the weekend. In the rond-robin, PeB dumped Eastern Shore 7-1, then tied the Louis J Robichaud Patriots 3-3...

Post date: February 03, 2019

Central Kings went on to win the Barrington Barons Lobster Trap High School Hockey Tournament, defeating host Barrington 4-1 in the championship. CK got to the final by downing Clare 4-1 in the...

Post date: February 03, 2019

Canada's auditor general has died of cancer, according to a statement from his office. Michael Ferguson, who had been undergoing treatment since November, passed away Saturday surrounded by...

Post date: February 03, 2019

At the Barrington Barons Lobster Trap Boys High School Hockey Tournament, the Clare Loups split their two Saturday games. They edged SAERC of Port Hawksbury 2-1 in the first game. Braden...

Post date: February 02, 2019

The Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners had the fans hanging on the the final minute, pulling out a tough 4-2 win over Amherst. The 2 wins this weekend gives the team a 6 point lead over the second place...

Post date: February 02, 2019

Canada's Auditor General has died of cancer, according to a statement from his office.Michael Ferguson, who had been undergoing treatment since November, passed away Saturday surrounded by family...

Post date: February 02, 2019

Six more weeks of winter. That is the pronouncement from the crustacean prognosticator, Lucy the Lobster. Donna Hatt, chair of the South Shore Tourism Co-operative, tells Acadia News Lucy...

Post date: February 02, 2019

The Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners finally grabbed a big home win, downing Amherst 5-1 in one of the 3 Maritime Hockey League games that made it on to the ice. Connor Peveril notched a pair of Goals,...

Post date: February 01, 2019

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