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The temporary emergency department closure at Guysborough Memorial Hospital is extended until Friday evening. Nova Scotia Heath previously announced the department would reopen on the morning of April 12th, but now says it will remain closed until 7:00 p.m. The health authority advises anyone with urgent medical needs ...
Kelli Rickard Apr 12, 2024 4 views
RCMP have deemed a fire in Guysborough County as suspicious. Police say on April 4th at about 11 a.m., crews responded to an active structure fire at a property near the 6700 block of Highway 16 in Halfway Cove. The home was unoccupied. The Mounties are investigating and the fire marshal is assisting. Anyone with infor...
Kelli Rickard Apr 11, 2024 2 views
A group in Antigonish will get funding for healthcare recruitment. The Arts Health Antigonish Society is getting $25,000 from the province to look for more childcare spaces for healthcare workers. Health Minister Michelle Thompson says the availability of childcare is key for workers with young families. Chair Dr. Eliz...
Kevin Northup Apr 11, 2024 Grant Source / CC
A long-awaited nursing-home expansion in Cheticamp is getting closer to reality. It's expected a construction tender will be issued this spring for Foyer Pere Fiset, with work scheduled to begin in the fall. Residents have been waiting years for private rooms, so they will no longer have to share bathrooms. In Monday's...
Kelli Rickard Apr 10, 2024 3 views
Two new doctors are leading significant improvements in reconstructive surgery and skin cancer treatment in Antigonish. Dr. Corne Nel and Dr. Ash Singh are both from South Africa and began practicing at Saint Martha's Regional Hospital last year following the retirement of Dr. Michael Brennan. Nova Scotia Health says t...
Kelli Rickard Apr 10, 2024 3 views
A 106-year old veteran from Yarmouth has passed away. Flight Lieutenant Jim McRae was believed to be the last living veteran to hold a Distinguished Flying Cross. McRae served in World War II, he survived hours in the Atlantic Ocean after his plane was shot down. His daughter Susan Amon says he was a man of honour and ...
Kevin Northup Apr 09, 2024
The Petit de Grat Library is about to undergo renovations. Eastern Counties Regional Library says the work will begin Monday, April 15th. It will include repairs due to Hurricane Fiona damage and general improvements. The Petit de Grat Library will be closed Thursday and Friday to move operations. Library service will ...
Kelli Rickard Apr 09, 2024 5 views
The Northern Subway Selects are heading to the nationals. They're Female U18 Atlantic champions for the 3rd time in a row! The Selects topped PEI's Eastern Stars 5-2 in the gold medal final in Corner Brook on the weekend. That means they'll represent the region at the 2024 Esso Cup April 21st to 27th in Vernon, B.C.
Kelli Rickard Apr 08, 2024 1 views
The Antigonish Bulldogs and the Southshore Lumberjacks are tied 2-2 in their best-of-seven series of the Veterans Cup Finals. Friday night the Lumberjacks won game three, 2-1 in overtime in front of a sold-out crowd. On Saturday, the Bulldogs bounced back in game 4, taking a 5-4 victory. The Jacks will be back on the r...
Kelli Rickard Apr 07, 2024 5 views
A 24-year-old man has been arrested for a shooting in Auld's Cove. RCMP say the suspect, from Port Hastings, is facing several charges including attempted murder. A 37-year-old man from Askilton was found outside a home on Highway 4, Wednesday, with a gunshot wound. H was injured and taken to hospital. The suspect is i...
News Apr 05, 2024 2 views
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