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Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee acts to “protect” French River Watershed

Tatamagouche residents, many of them members of Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS), crowded the Tatamagouche Fire Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 21, to hear if the Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee would vote to seek “Protected” status for the French River Watershed. “It’s all about protecting the only water source of Tatamagouche from the contamination that […]

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Roaring to help

The roar of motorcycles rolled through Linacy last week as dozens of bikes lined up then rolled out to Scotian Glen Camp near Frank H. MacDonald school to bring a smile to the faces of Camp Connect campers, a camp for kids and adults who have burn scars or wounds. The brigade of bikers that […]

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Public meeting in Tatamagouche to discuss water protection

The Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee will meet at the Tatamagouche Fire Hall, 201 Main Street, Tuesday, August 21 at 1:30 p.m. to render a decision regarding seeking or not seeking “Protected” status for the French River Watershed. Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS) has informed the Municipality of Colchester, Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee, of […]

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Former Mining Watch Canada program coordinator Ramsey Hart shocks Tatamagouche audience

Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS) provided North Shore Nova Scotia residents with a rare educational event on “The Basics of Gold Mining” featuring former Mining Watch Canada’s Ramsey Hart. Hart appeared by Skype from Perth, Ont. “The purpose of having Ramsey present was so that residents could understand the process of gold mining exploration and […]

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Man charged in Tatamagouche homicide has court matter adjourned

The Bayhead man charged with first-degree murder of a 58-year-old woman made his first court appearance Thursday through a lawyer. Ernie “Junior” Ross Duggan, 49, is also facing a charge of attempted murder. Lawyer Pat Atherton said Duggan is “clearly still requiring medical attention” and needed further instructions from Duggan on how to proceed. Crown […]

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Arrest made in suspicious death

BAYHEAD – The situation that was unfolding in Tatamagouche earlier this morning  has been resolved. Shortly before midnight, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Clarks Road, Bayhead. Upon arrival, officers discovered a deceased female.  A male suspect was located by members shortly after.  The man drove off in a vehicle […]

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