Missing man found deceased

UPPER BARNEY’S RIVER –  The RCMP has located the body of a 78-year-old man, who was reported missing from Merigomish on February 13. At approximately 4 p.m. on February 17, the man’s truck was located near Mill Road in Upper Barney’s River. He was located nearby, and was deceased. The investigation into the death is […]

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Local musician wins prestigious award before returning home for concert

MERIGOMISH  –   Merigomish tenor Marcel d’Entremont is the recent recipient of prestigious award from McGill University. On Nov. 25, the tenor won the 2018-2019 Wirth Vocal Prize at McGill University in front of an enthusiastic audience and a four-person jury. Alongside collaborative pianist Dakota Scott-Digout, from Barrington, NS, d’Entremont’s program included works by Verdi, Duparc, […]

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Highway twinning at last

SUTHERLAND’S RIVER — A long-sought twinning of Highway 104 from Sutherland’s River to Antigonish will become a reality. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Tuesday $90 million in federal funding toward the estimated $195 cost to extend the highway’s four lanes the 38 kilometres between Sutherland’s River and Antigonish. Design work will start next week, […]

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