School board rep scolds move to axe school boards

STELLARTON – A school board veteran is reacting strongly to the province’s quick intentions to eliminate Nova Scotia’s school boards. Ron Marks, who chairs the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board’s financial services committee, said the intention announced by Education Minister Zach Churchill to dissolve the province’s seven elected school boards will not allow the government to...

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Pantry outgrows space

What started out as a single, generous donation has taken flight and turned into a growing movement. Last month, the Pictou County Continuous Learning Association (PiCCoLA) was the beneficiary of a $300 donation from Amanda MacIntosh and her music students, proceeds from their Christmas recital. The money was earmarked for PiCCoLA’s Pantry. Before that donation,...

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