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The price to pave: BBB cautions Atlantic Canadians about disreputable paving companies

HALIFAX – Now that summer weather has finally arrived, it is the time of year that many of us think about paving or re-paving our driveways. However, it’s also the time of year when we must be careful of fly-by-night paving companies that offer limited time prices that in some cases are too good to...

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Council approves $2 million in capital spending in budget

PICTOU – Town council has approved a capital budget for 2018-19 that includes nearly $2 million in spending. “This is an aggressive and very doable capital plan,” Mayor Jim Ryan said after council approved the budget on Monday at a special meeting that followed its monthly committee meeting. Infrastructure spending of $1.345 million is the...

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Bumpy battle

https://youtu.be/gt-F6rwpy_gEDITORS NOTE: The Advocate received a comment from The Department of Transportation after press time on Tuesday. It was been added into this version of the story. Charles O’Connor has been living on Anderson Mountain Road for 55 years. Over time, he has watched the road he grew up on deteriorate into chunks of asphalt...

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