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Internet service: Tax dollars need to be spent on needs of people and not wants

To the Editor: A few thoughts on the recent announcement by the provincial government that our tax dollars would be funneled into private companies. Specifically I refer to the $1.4 million to be given, not loaned, to the companies that are supposed to provide internet service to Nova Scotians. These companies are in the business […]

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Lots in store for Trenton with budget projections

TRENTON — The 2017-18 budget projections for the Town of Trenton are completed and all indications are the town is great shape. CAO Brian White presented the budget overview at a meeting of town council on Tuesday night. “Having finalized budgets before the end of March is a significant achievement for all involved,” he said. […]

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Fishing tradition under attack

To the Editor: For 400 years our coastal communities and rural economy in Nova Scotia has supported a sustainable family based fishery. Here in Pictou County lobsters, herring, scallops and other species’ has been the mainstay of our independent fish harvesters. The wealth from this public resource is widely distributed and flows through our local […]

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