Count her in: Returning officer celebrates long career as she prepares for next election

Thirty-three years of experience in municipal and provincial elections behind her ensures Josephine MacDonald has seen just about everything that the big day can throw at her. The returning officer for this year’s upcoming municipal elections is already beginning her long preparation for October 17 with much to do still until the final tally is […]

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Flying home

The RCAF branch in Stellarton is welcoming another few pieces to their collection with the help of a local family who was interested in donating medals and documents of a family member who was killed in action in the Second World War. Margaret and Raymond Murray decided that a display might be the best place […]

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Statement from Nova Scotia RCMP Commanding Officer regarding announcement of joint review

The RCMP welcomes today’s announcement of a joint review into the devastating incidents of April 18 and 19, 2020. We support the independent review and will cooperate fully.  What took place in Northeast Nova Scotia was unprecedented and has forever affected victims’ families foremost, but also RCMP employees across Nova Scotia, particularly those who were […]

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Ready to rec and roll

Westville recreation bringing the fun back to summer Many aspects of summer seem to have been canceled this year due to the public health pandemic, but the Town of Westville is making sure everyone has a chance to have fun in the safest way possible. Michael Thompson, recreation director for the Town of Westville, says […]

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Rags to riches

Local entrepreneur breathes life into old fabrics by upcycling Born out of necessity and a life long passion, Janelle’s Upcycled and New Fashions came to life this July after owner Janelle Clyke found herself without a job due to the global health pandemic. This, along with some encouragement from friends, pushed Clyke to pursue her […]

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Ripe for the picking

Local berry grower sees great season so far It’s no surprise that while everyone was on lockdown nature flourished outside with little human influence. It has been a good year for strawberries with no major frost concerns and lots of sunshine and rain to help the berries grow. With all the help from Mother Nature, […]

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