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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Bayhead residents emotional after homicide

A 49-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 58-year-old Bayhead woman earlier this week. He is also facing a charge of attempted murder. Shortly before midnight on Sept. 17, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 911 call from a residence on Clarks Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered the female,...

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Man charged with murder in Bayhead death

The Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit has ruled the death of a 58-year-old Bayhead woman as a homicide and have charged a Bayhead man. Shortly before midnight on September 17, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 9–11 call from a residence on Clarks Road, Bayhead. Upon arrival officers discovered a deceased female. A male suspect...

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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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Tatamagouche Brewing Company wins industry awards two days in a row

Tatamagouche Brewing Company is winding down their fourth summer of operation after opening on Main Street, Tatamagouche in June 2014. This Monday, the brewery was awarded with Refreshment Local Partner of the Year by the NSLC. Owner, Christiane Jost says, “We were very surprised and pleased to be awarded by the NSLC. We have been...

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The Four Men singing at Tatamagouche United church on Saturday

Toronto-based quartet The Four Men are coming to Sharon United Church, Tatamagouche, to present a unique concert of music arranged for male voices. The Four Men perform songs ranging from wistful Maritime folk songs to inspirational ballads, from harmonic contemporary compositions to prayerful gospel backed by charming and nostalgic arrangements of chart-toppers from the 50s and...

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One square at a time

Counting out to 10, Trish Rubin then takes hand knit or crochet squares and ties them together with wool yarn. The squares are headed to South Africa as part of the Knit-a-square initiative to help keep vulnerable or orphaned children warm. The River John Square Knitters have been active participants in the initiative for three...

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Police arrest woman following armed robbery

TATAMAGOUCHE – RCMP arrested a woman earlier today following an armed robbery. Just before 6 a.m., a woman arrived in a truck at a service station on Main Street. She put fuel in the vehicle, then entered the stor, and told the female employee that she had a gun and needed money. The employee gave...

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RCMP investigates fatal ATV crash

TATAMAGOUCHE – An ATV crash Saturday night claimed the life of a man. Colchester District RCMP is investigating the fatal crash that occurred in Tatamagouche. At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, RCMP responded to a report of an unresponsive man on South Tatamagouche Road. When emergency responders arrived on scene, they located a deceased 50-year-old man. An...

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