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Public health officials in Nova Scotia have confirmed two cases of measles that are believed to be related. In a release, the Nova Scotia Health Authority says people at certain locations in the...

Post date: March 27, 2017

The West Kings Wolverines won the Cook's Cup yesterday at Mariners Centre with a 3-2 victory over the Par-en-Bas Sharks. The championship game was well-attended, with many fans cheering on the...

Post date: March 27, 2017

The Yarmouth Junior A Mariners will say farewell to their fans tomorrow. A meet and greet is scheduled at Mariners Centre from 5:45-6:45pm. The season ended for the Mariners Saturday night in...

Post date: March 26, 2017

The West Kings Wolverines won the Cook's Cup today at Mariners Centre with a 3-2 victory over the Par-en-Bas Sharks. The championship game was well-attended, with many fans cheering on the...

Post date: March 26, 2017

Calling all Canadian children, the RCMP are looking for 13 names for German shepherd puppies.The winning names should be original and imaginative, but must begin with the letter K and have no more...

Post date: March 26, 2017

Nova Scotia's premier hasn't ruled out calling a spring election after the provincial budget is tabled next month.Stephen McNeil told reporters on Thursday the spring session at the Nova...

Post date: March 26, 2017

The Cook's Cup High School Hockey tournament will finish up tomorrow at Mariners Centre. Four out of six teams are still in it. The Par-en-Bas Sharks will take on the Central Kings Gators and...

Post date: March 25, 2017

(Photo courtesy James Faulkner) The Yarmouth Junior A Mariners have been eliminated from the MHL playoffs. Mateo Short scored twice and Ryan Daley added a goal, but the Mariners fell 5-3...

Post date: March 25, 2017

The province's justice minister is stepping aside from politics.Diana Whalen has announced she will not re-offer in the next provincial election.Whalen has served as an MLA since 2003.But, she...

Post date: March 24, 2017

The mayor of Shelburne is keeping her fingers crossed that some money in the federal budget to address derelict vessels is earmarked for the Farley Mowat. The town has dealt with the rusting ship...

Post date: March 24, 2017

The Council to Improve Classroom Conditions has released its initial recommendations.Established by the province to answer concerns brought up by teachers during the latest round of contract...

Post date: March 24, 2017

A.F. Theriault and Sons in Meteghan River will construct fibreglass hulls for 12 rescue boats. The 8.5 metre crafts will be used for the navy's Arctic patrol ships. Marine Superintendent...

Post date: March 24, 2017

It will cost some motorists more to fuel up this morning in the Yarmouth area. The price of a litre of self serve gas is now up to $104.0 from $103.0 But those who use diesel will pay less...

Post date: March 24, 2017

The Yarmouth area has the lowest number of kilometres adopted under Nova Scotia's Adopt-A-Highway program. A number of groups have decided that has to change. They will meet later this month at...

Post date: March 23, 2017

The coordinator of the Handicapped Organization Promoting Equality says the success of its vehicle lottery shows how much the community supports the organization. Tickets sold out on March 13, the...

Post date: March 23, 2017

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