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It will cost you quite a bit more to fill up this morning. The province's Utility and Review Board increased the price of gasoline and diesel. The biggest hike was gasoline. The cost of a...

Post date: April 07, 2017

A good reminder for when you clean the house. The Yarmouth Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at a home on Cleveland Road in Central Chebogue today. No word yet on why Yarmouth...

Post date: April 06, 2017

People will soon get an in-depth look at how receptive additional highway twinning is across Nova Scotia.The department of transportation is expected to release its report this month after receiving...

Post date: April 06, 2017

A refrigerator recently tossed into Broad Brook near Kelley's Cove in Yarmouth County has shed light on illegal dumping. Waste Check, which serves Yarmouth to Digby has some tips on what to do...

Post date: April 06, 2017

Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak has issued a statement thanking people for their support following her removal from the Aboriginal Peoples Committee. In the statement, obtained by Acadia News,...

Post date: April 06, 2017

CAO Alain Muise says there is still some work to be done. He says the building sub-committee has submitted its recommendation to staff. "There is some work to be done on negotiations and due...

Post date: April 06, 2017

As Canada marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, we do so without any veterans of the First World War. This country lost its last known surviving veteran of the Great War in...

Post date: April 06, 2017

New water filtration systems are up and running at two Tri-County Regional School Board schools. Yarmouth County's Plymouth School in Yarmouth County and Weymouth School in Digby County were on...

Post date: April 05, 2017

The General Manager of Nova Scotia's Emergency Health Services is responding to concerns of longer ambulance wait times in Pubnico. Last week, Argyle-Barrington MLA Chris d'Entremont put out a...

Post date: April 05, 2017

A positive end to a rough season. Girls hockey suffered this year in Yarmouth, with no Midget rep team for the first time in many years. Grade 12 student and forward Laura Legere says they...

Post date: April 05, 2017

He may be retiring before the next election but Sterling Belliveau isn't taking his foot off the pedal.The NDP MLA for Queens-Shelburne says he is working to ensure health care, education and...

Post date: April 05, 2017

The deputy chief medical officer of health says the number of measles cases in Nova Scotia has climbed slowly.The Nova Scotia Health Authority confirms there are 13 cases of measles.Dr. Gaynor Watson...

Post date: April 05, 2017

The province will introduce nine pilot projects to boost off-highway trail connections. This will allow drivers of all-terrain vehicles who hold a valid driver's license to operate within the...

Post date: April 05, 2017

Several people were taken to hospital after fire broke out this morning in a multi-unit dwelling on north Main Street. The call came in around 6am of a structure fire at 661 Main Street....

Post date: April 05, 2017

Businesses, organizations and individuals are being challenged to help clean up a litter-filled section of highway in Yarmouth County on Earth Day later this month. The challenge is from the...

Post date: April 05, 2017

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