Sobey Family protects land on St. Mary’s River

SHERBROOKE – At a special public celebration in Sherbrooke on Saturday, David and Faye Sobey entrusted their 30-acre property on the St. Mary’s River to the care of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust. The property provides critical habitat for several endangered species but is also steeped in memories for the Sobey family who have been […]

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Antigonish RCMP request help to return stolen property

ANTIGONISH – RCMP here is investigating some recent break and enters into abandoned properties and isrequesting public assistance as a result. In the past two weeks, Antigonish RCMP has responded to two break-and-enters into abandoned properties. Multiple items have been taken from these properties and have been appearing for sale online in local buy-and-sell groups. […]

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Mackay family celebrating two centuries of occupying land

LYONS BROOK – Looking back, it seems somewhat amazing to Sandy Mackay that he is living on the land that his great-great-grandfather purchased in 1816. “The farm itself was originally homesteaded in 1810 by David and Helen Pottinger but in 1815, Mr. Pottinger was killed by a falling tree,” explains Sandy. “On March 21, 1816, […]

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