Top cop retires

Retired Westville/Stellarton Police Chief Don Hussher jokes that he spent a year in prison. As a correctional officer. “When I first left the military I landed a job in Fort Saskatchewan, AB, as a correctional officer. Seven years in the military, 44 years in policing and one year in prison — that always wakes them...

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Sweet family tradition

It certainly looked a lot like Christmas at Kathy and Joe Fraser’s house. For the 15th year in a row, the Little Harbour couple donned their red and white Mr. and Mrs. Claus costumes, filled their home with all of their grandchildren, and decorated gingerbread houses. “I used to make my own gingerbread when we...

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Little hope for viability of town rink: Expert

STELLARTON — Hope is fading for keeping the aging Stellarton rink open. That’s according to a report the town just received from Art Sutherland, an expert in rink refrigeration systems who worked in more than 300 ice rinks across North America over the last 42 years since growing up in Stellarton. The president of Accent...

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MP Sean Fraser gets new responsibilities

Central Nova MP Sean Fraser has some new Parliamentary duties. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a new team of parliamentary secretaries and Fraser is on that list.. Fraser has been named Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance. Parliamentary...

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Goods deeds on day off

How to spend a day away from school? Doing nice deeds for others, of course! Some members of Green Hill-Alma United Church – Like Marie McCullough and her grandson, Sam MacDonald, pictures here – spent time earlier today collecting and delivering books and DVDs to be delivered to the Northeast Nova Scotia Correction Facility in...

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Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia seeks input from Nova Scotia’s rapidly growing charitable and nonprofit sector

HALIFAX -The Nonprofit and Charitable Sector’s contribution to Nova Scotia’s GDP has grown to 12.3 per cent. This rate of growth has outpaced other provinces, making it the highest share of any province or territory and well above the national average of 8.5 per cent. “It is exciting to see this growth in Nova Scotia, […]

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