Blair bows out of boxing card

LYONS BROOK — Brody Blair suspected something fishy would interrupt his budding pro boxing career. Blair was billed to box on the upcoming card on Saturday in Sydney but pulled out due to his commitment to the lobster fishing harvest this spring. He has worked for the past several springs during the lobster fishing season […]

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Collaboration and restoration

WESTVILLE — In terms of restorative justice, Nova Scotia is already ahead of the pack with a province-wide program. Agencies across the province were looking to improve this last week as they came together for a training program. The event was funded by the United Way and hosted by the local John Howard Society. Within […]

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Full-circle connection

NEW GLASGOW — Clara Teed has a long standing connection to Glen Haven Manor that is both personal and professional. Not only is Clara a resident, she and her sister the late Elizabeth Jackson began working at Glen Haven 48 years ago back in 1969 when the facility first opened. She has also had several […]

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Local family practice teams being strengthened

A medical collaborative practice in Westville is getting stronger with the addition of new staff. This comes as part of the announcement that more Nova Scotians will have access to primary health care with the addition of 39 health professionals across the province. Nurse practitioners (NPs), family practice nurses (FPNs), social workers (SWs) and a […]

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Three youth arrested for arson in Westville

WESTVILLE – Three young people have been arrested in connection to the March 1 fire at the former Highland Consolidated Middle School. Members of the Westville Fire Department were assisted by those from the Stellarton and Alma fire department in extinguishing the blaze. Westville Police Chief Don Hussher said in a press release today, “The […]

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